The securitisation of the United Kingdom's maritime infrastructure during the 'war on terror'

Project: Thesis

Project Details


Economic and Social Research Council Funded PhD Thesis awarded from Warwick University (approx. £32,000)

Key findings

The thesis explores the way in which the UK's ports, harbours and coastal areas were secured in the context of responses to international terrorism. It provides new insights in to what securitisation does in practice and highlights the spatial dimension to securitisation in this context.
Effective start/end date10/09/0710/09/12


  • Securitisation
  • Counter-terrorism
  • Ports
  • Terrorism
  • maritime security
  • United Kingdom


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