publication . Article . 2008

The Extended Concept of Security and the Czech Security Practice

Libor Stejskal; Antonín Rašek; Miloš Balabán;
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  • Published: 01 Dec 2008 Journal: Central European Journal of Public Policy (issn: 1802-4866, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Sciendo
Abstract
According to the extended concept of security, the nation state is no longer the sole privileged reference object of security. The traditional model of national security is developing from military terms to a broader concept which embraces the international, economic, social, environmental, and human rights dimensions of security. The meaning and relevance of the concept is being extended “upwards”, to international organisations, and “downwards”, to regional and local authorities, non-governmental organisations, communities, and individual citizens. This has immediate bearing on the everyday security reality of the Czech Republic. In international context, the ...
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free text keywords: security, Czech Republic, security policy, security strategy, Political science, J
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