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Fuelling Insecurity: Energy Securitization in Azerbaijan

Aurora Ganz

Abstract

This book explores energy securitization in Azerbaijan through a sociological approach that combines discourse with a practice-oriented analysis. The study focuses on the national, international and private actors involved in the labour of energy security and their diverse sets of practices. Its empirical findings indicate that in Azerbaijan, energy securitization lacks the unitary and homogeneous character of its ideal type. Its heterogeneity interlaces internal security with external security, military with civil, defence with enforcement, coercion with control. It relies on surveillance an ... More

Keywords: Energy, securitization, Azerbaijan, Caucasus, energy security, assemblage, oil and gas, discourse, practice turn, international political sociology

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9781529216691
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: May 2022 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781529216691.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Aurora Ganz, author
University of St Andrews