Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Ports, Crime and SecurityGoverning and Policing Seaports in a Changing World$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Anna Sergi, Alexandria Reid, Luca Storti, and Marleen Easton

Print publication date: 2021

Print ISBN-13: 9781529217711

Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: January 2022

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781529217711.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM POLICY PRESS SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.policypress.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Policy Press, 2022. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in PPSO for personal use.date: 16 May 2022

Governance of Security in Ports

Governance of Security in Ports

Chapter:
(p.78) 3 Governance of Security in Ports
Source:
Ports, Crime and Security
Author(s):

Anna Sergi

Alexandria Reid

Luca Storti

Marleen Easton

Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781529217711.003.0004

Chapter three explores some of the main vocabulary used in the governance of security literature, defining key concepts such as flows, nodes, plural policing, nodal governance, polycentric systems, partnerships, networks, assemblages, regulation, hybridity and accountability. This vocabulary is then used to illustrate some of the main findings of research on security governance in ports. Without being exhaustive, it explores the importance of ports as hubs in a multitude of flows, ports as hybrid spaces, illustrations of plural policing and nodal mapping, the nature of relations between security providers and ports and the importance of regulation and accountability are illustrated. The findings discussed are mainly based on the case studies developed by the authors of this book, supplemented by the findings of other empirical research done by colleagues in the field. The text is underpinned by the testimonials of port professionals around the world, reflecting upon the dynamics of security governance in practice.

Keywords:   security governance, nodal governance, public-private partnerships, security networks, security configurations, plural policing

Policy Press Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs, and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.