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Security, mobility, liberals, and Christians

observe that each way of life requires and thrives on very particular forms of mobility and security. Just as it is not possible to speak of a liberal way of life in general, forms of mobility and security are expressions of how individuals and collectives understand their being in the world in relation to movement and danger. They will change as understandings of life change over time

in Security/ Mobility
A discourse view on the European Community and the abolition of border controls in the second half of the 1980s

particular meanings and the simultaneous marginalisation or even silencing of others (Foucault 1972 : 27–8). Discourse as performative of particular truths and knowledge implies that meaning is contingent, in need of continuous reproduction and always open to change. Although discourse can be studied in various ways, this chapter focuses on written texts. These texts are not read to gain

in Security/ Mobility

Since the end of the Cold War, NATO has been significantly reoriented and retooled across the board. This process of change has been captured under two main labels. Internal adaptation is NATO-speak for looking at how the institution works, and whether it can be made to work better and more effectively. The process has embraced the possibility of creating procedures and structures whereby European member

in The Kosovo crisis and the evolution of post-Cold War European security

T HE CYPRUS CONFLICT , too, emerged out of a colonial context. In Cyprus, some 6,500 peacekeepers were deployed at a time when, as a result of the Congo experience, several international actors were sceptical of UN peacekeeping. 1 As of 2002, the Cyprus mission was still continuing. However, its nature had changed considerably since the Turkish intervention in 1974

in The United Nations, intra-state peacekeeping and normative change