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Contemporary European Security

A changing security architectureUnpacking European securityIR and contemporary European securityInstitutionalising a security structure for EuropeContemporary European (in)securitiesStructure of the bookFurther readingWeblinksReferencesFrom Cold War to European peaceThe division of EuropeEurope and the Cold WarEurope and the end of the Cold WarThe ‘return to Europe’ – integration of the Central and Eastern European countries (CEECs)Disintegration in South East and Eastern Europeand the rise of conflictEurope’s regional security architecture: continuityand changeConclusion: themes and issuesFurther readingWeblinksReferencesContesting approaches to European securityRationalist viewsThe liberal alternativeThe cultural ‘turn’Critical European securityConclusionNotesFurther readingWeblinksReferencesNATO and the transatlantic community, 1949-2019NATO and the Cold War: 1949–1990NATO after the Cold War: 1991–2019ConclusionNotesFurther readingWeblinksReferencesThe Organization for Security and Co-operation in EuropeOut of DétenteComprehensive approach to European securityIntervention of a different orderUnresolved tensionsConclusionFurther readingWeblinkReferencesEuropean UnionAnalysing the EU as a security and defence actorThe creation and initial development of CSDPOperationalising CSDP pre-Lisbon: strategy and deploymentsA more coherent security and defence actor? The LisbonTreaty and its impactCSDP post-Lisbon: defence matters?ConclusionFurther readingWeblinksReferencesInternal securityConceptualising internal securityThe evolution of internal security governance in EuropeLimits and challenges to European internal security cooperationNotesFurther readingWeblinksReferencesEurope and the human security agendaHuman security: definitions and developmentHuman security and Europe: initial positive reactionsHuman security and the EU: institutional adoption?Disillusionment sets in: human security in a less secure EuropeConclusionFurther readingWeblinksReferencesGendering European securityA Feminist Security Studies perspectiveWomen, Peace and Security in Europe: opportunitiesand pitfallsRealising the Women, Peace and Security agenda beyond UNSCR 1325Gendered structures and practices of European security:the case of the EUThe EU’s Engagement with WPSGendered structures and practices of European security:the case of NATONATO’s engagement with Women, Peace and SecurityConclusionNotesFurther readingWeblinksReferencesNew threats to European securityFrom partnership to rivalry: the deteriorating Russian–Western relationshipThe new Russo–Western confrontation and the riseof hybrid threatsFrom ‘increasing concern’ to ‘immediate and direct’ threats from the southEU and NATO responses to the immediate and direct MENA threatsConclusion: learning to live with direct threatsFurther readingWeblinksReferencesInnovating European defenceMilitary innovation and the traditional approach: keylessons from historyMilitary innovation and the social sciences: theorising innovationInnovating European defenceCase studies in European defence innovationFellowshipFrontlineFallingConclusionFurther readingWeblinksReferencesEuropean security: where do we go from here?Security and insecurity in contemporary EuropeThe European security architecture: fit for purpose?Finding the way out of the (in)security quagmire: security leaders wantedConclusionFurther readingReferences

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