Tue, Oct 6
POL 389-800, Security Studies
SUNY Oswego | Fall 2020
Dr. Craig Warkentin
- Ch. 12, Securitization (Emmers, 173-187)
- Explain how, and why, issues are securitized and desecuritized.
- Identify social, political, and economic implications of securitization.
- Discuss how the Copenhagen School/securitization conceptualizes security.
- Contrast the Copenhagen School/securitization to other covered approaches.
- audience (176)
- desecuritization (174)
- existential threat (176)
- extraordinary measures (176)
- HIV/AIDS (182)
- non-politicized (175)
- non-traditional security (186)
- politicized (175)
- power (176)
- referent objects (174)
- securitization (174)
- securitized (175)
- securitizing actors (174)
- sovereignty (174)
- speech act (176)
- traditional security (174)
- Options will be posted at 1:00
- Standard Option: P. 186, Questions 2 & 5
- Offline Option: P. 186, Questions 1, 2, 5, 6, & 7
- Our class meeting starts at 1:15.
- Why are some issues considered as security questions while others are not?
- How is a process of securitization completed?
- Is an act of securitization generally dominated by powerful actors? Why?
- Is securitization more likely to succeed in authoritarian states? Why?
- What are the benefits of securitizing or desecuritizing an issue?
- Assess the dangers of securitization.
- What are some of the shortcomings of the securitization model?
- How is drug trafficking a national security problem?
- Did the process of securitization fail in the case of Iraq? Why?
- Is COVID-19 a security issue? How so, or why not?