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The moral economy of security

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In this article we draw upon our recent research into security consumption to answer two questions: first, under what conditions do people experience the buying and selling of security goods and services as morally troubling? Second, what are the theoretical implications of understanding private security as, in certain respects, tainted trade? We begin by drawing on two bodies of work on morality and markets (one found in political theory, the other in cultura...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1177/1362480614531613

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Law
Sub department:
Law Faculty
Oxford college:
All Souls College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-6419-0486
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Journal:
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Volume:
18
Issue:
4
Pages:
469-488
Publication date:
2014-04-22
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EISSN:
1461-7439
ISSN:
1362-4806
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:491733
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uuid:ad10b056-4eed-4d85-acba-d92b239dbe5b
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pubs:491733
Source identifiers:
491733
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2019-03-04

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