By Myriam Dunn Cavelty
This e-book explores the political procedure at the back of the development of cyber-threats as one of many critical safety threats of recent instances within the US. Myriam Dunn Cavelty posits that cyber-threats are definable by means of their unsubstantiated nature. regardless of this, they've been propelled to the vanguard of the political time table. utilizing an cutting edge theoretical procedure, this publication examines how, below what stipulations, through whom, for what purposes, and with what impression cyber-threats were moved directly to the political time table. specifically, it analyses how governments have used probability frames, particular interpretive schemata approximately what counts as a probability or hazard and the way to answer this chance. By approaching this subject from a safety experiences perspective, this ebook closes a spot among functional and theoretical educational techniques. It additionally contributes to the extra normal debate approximately altering practices of nationwide safety and their implications for the overseas group.
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Relevant documents were identified a) by a key-word search in the Congressional Hearings database; b) through allusion to securitisation key words in other documents; and c) by browsing through official reports and policy papers with promising titles. I do not specifically focus on media coverage, though it is often considered a key factor in the construction of new threats (Bendrath 2003; Conway 2008; Debrix 2001). But, though the media might have a catalysing influence in some instances, threat frames are not created in the media.
G. morality, responsibility). In the instance of threat frames, the connotations are negative, not positive, because the ‘grammar of security’ stresses urgency and evokes an existential threat to security; Signifying: being able to dominate a particular discourse and being the only one who knows the ‘true’ meaning of certain terms. The actor who is able to dominate these three aspects within a discourse controls the attachment of meaning to specific terms (linguistic dominance) and therefore controls the discourse (discursive dominance or discourse hegemony).
Entrepreneurs) interact. Finally, I adopt the idea of coupling as proposed by Kingdon. I assume that coupling and framing by speech act are one and the same. 4). A two-phase dynamic framework for the study of threat politics As mentioned before, a two-phase approach is required in order to truly capture the mechanisms of threat politics: the first phase covers the initial framing, until the issue has made its way ‘successfully’ onto the agenda and elicits its first policy response; the second phase starts when the threat is on the agenda and subsequently begins to undergo change.