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On the Insurability of Cyberwarfare: An Investigation into the German Cyber Insurance Market (2024)
Journal Article
Cremer, F., Sheehan, B., Mullins, M., Fortmann, M., Ryan, B. J., & Materne, S. (2024). On the Insurability of Cyberwarfare: An Investigation into the German Cyber Insurance Market. Computers and Security, 124, Article 103886. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cose.2024.103886

Insurance is an important part of a constellation of institutions that assist in the provision of security, resilience and welfare. This is true across a range of threats, including those in the cyber domain. Cyber risks, particularly those associate... Read More about On the Insurability of Cyberwarfare: An Investigation into the German Cyber Insurance Market.

Routledge Handbook of Maritime Security (Ed. B Ryan) (2022)
Book
Ryan, B. R. Boşilcă, S. Ferreira, & B. J. Ryan (Eds.), Routledge Handbook of Maritime Security (Ed. B Ryan). (1). Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781003001324

This handbook offers a critical and substantial analysis of maritime security and documents the most pressing strategic, economic, socio-cultural and legal questions surrounding it. Written by leading international experts, this comprehensive volu... Read More about Routledge Handbook of Maritime Security (Ed. B Ryan).

Introduction: Surveying the Seascape (2022)
Book Chapter
Boşilcă, R., Ferreira, S., & Ryan, B. J. (2022). Introduction: Surveying the Seascape. In The Routledge Handbook of Maritime Security. Taylor & Francis (Routledge). https://doi.org/10.4324/9781003001324-1

This introductory chapter to the Handbook of Maritime Security frames the approach taken by its editors towards its compilation. The introduction demonstrates the various theoretical perspectives and the emerging norms and practices that comprise mar... Read More about Introduction: Surveying the Seascape.

Maritime Security in a Critical Context (2022)
Book Chapter
Ryan. (2022). Maritime Security in a Critical Context. In The Routledge Handbook of Maritime Security. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781003001324-4

In this chapter I propose a time and place of birth for maritime security. Utilising Deleuze and Guattari’s assemblage theory, I locate the original context from which maritime security arose in a foundational violent event that bore witness to the p... Read More about Maritime Security in a Critical Context.

The Disciplined Sea: A History of Maritime Security and Zonation (2019)
Journal Article
Ryan. (2019). The Disciplined Sea: A History of Maritime Security and Zonation. International Affairs, 95(5), 1055-1073. https://doi.org/10.1093/ia/iiz098

This article details the evolution of maritime security from the perspective of its impact on the historical architecture of sea space. It argues that, as the fundamental unit of governance, zoning provides keen insight into the mechanics of maritime... Read More about The Disciplined Sea: A History of Maritime Security and Zonation.

Maritime security: the uncharted politics of the global sea (2019)
Journal Article
Bueger, C., Edmunds, T., & Ryan, B. (2019). Maritime security: the uncharted politics of the global sea. International Affairs, 95(5), 971-978. https://doi.org/10.1093/ia/iiz145

In this introduction to a special section of the September 2019 issue of International Affairs, we revisit the main themes and arguments of our article ‘Beyond seablindness: a new agenda for maritime security studies’, published in this journal in No... Read More about Maritime security: the uncharted politics of the global sea.

Becoming Montenegrin: biopower, police reform and human rights (2019)
Journal Article
Ryan. (2019). Becoming Montenegrin: biopower, police reform and human rights. The International Journal of Human Rights, 23(4), 476-492. https://doi.org/10.1080/13642987.2016.1161211

The paper forms a Foucauldian analysis of police reforms in Montenegro. Drawing on interviews with police officers at all ranks in 2004, undertaken as reform was commencing, and on interviews undertaken in 2010, after Montenegro's independence, the p... Read More about Becoming Montenegrin: biopower, police reform and human rights.

Standing Acts: The Political Aesthetics of Defiant Resistance (2019)
Journal Article
Ryan. (2019). Standing Acts: The Political Aesthetics of Defiant Resistance. International Political Sociology, 13(2), 111-127. https://doi.org/10.1093/ips/olz003

We most commonly encounter the word defiance when used as an adverb to classify a peculiarly courageous or risky act of resistance. However, the use of the word defiance in this way is a departure from the historical meaning of the word. Moreover, it... Read More about Standing Acts: The Political Aesthetics of Defiant Resistance.

Book review: Climate Terror: A Critical Geopolitics of Climate Change by Sanjay Chaturvedi and Timothy Doyle (2016)
Journal Article
Ryan, B. J. (2016). Book review: Climate Terror: A Critical Geopolitics of Climate Change by Sanjay Chaturvedi and Timothy Doyle. Capital and Class, 40(3), 560-562. https://doi.org/10.1177/0309816816676940b

Within the last year or so, a number of books have been published that critically examine how strategies of security have become attached to environmental problems. Robert Marzec’s (2015) contribution, for instance, draws together the history of the... Read More about Book review: Climate Terror: A Critical Geopolitics of Climate Change by Sanjay Chaturvedi and Timothy Doyle.

Security spheres: a phenomenology of maritime spatial practices (2015)
Journal Article
Ryan. (2015). Security spheres: a phenomenology of maritime spatial practices. Security Dialogue, 46(6), 568-584. https://doi.org/10.1177/0967010615598049

This article explores maritime protection zones (MPZ), which are being created in the territorial waters of a number of European states. Through the work of Gaston Bachelard and Peter Sloterdijk, the article analyses maritime zonation as a paradigmat... Read More about Security spheres: a phenomenology of maritime spatial practices.

Reasonable force: the emergence of global policing power (2012)
Journal Article
RYAN, B. J. (2013). Reasonable force: the emergence of global policing power. Review of International Studies, 39(2), 435-457. https://doi.org/10.1017/s0260210512000137

This paper introduces reasonable force as ontological to the performance of late modern police power. It argues that policing emerged through reasonable force as an innovation of military power and as a supplement to legal power. The paper tracks the... Read More about Reasonable force: the emergence of global policing power.

The EU's Emergent Security-First Agenda: Securing Albania and Montenegro (2009)
Journal Article
Ryan, B. J. (2009). The EU's Emergent Security-First Agenda: Securing Albania and Montenegro. Security Dialogue, 40(3), 311-331. https://doi.org/10.1177/0967010609336195

This article forms a critique of security sector reforms implemented in Albania and Montenegro between 2000 and 2007 by and on behalf of the European Union. It argues that within these reforms it is possible to discern a tension between a more holist... Read More about The EU's Emergent Security-First Agenda: Securing Albania and Montenegro.

Northern Ireland’s District Policing Partnerships and the Participatory Ideals (2008)
Journal Article
Ryan, B. J. (2008). Northern Ireland’s District Policing Partnerships and the Participatory Ideals. Irish Political Studies, 23(3), 341-361. https://doi.org/10.1080/07907180802246677

The present article analyses the role of the District Policing Partnership Boards conceptualized by the Patten Report as a pivotal aspect of policing reform in Northern Ireland. It argues that, as originally envisaged, these Boards possessed a partic... Read More about Northern Ireland’s District Policing Partnerships and the Participatory Ideals.

The logic of a justified hope: The dialectic of police reform in Northern Ireland (2008)
Journal Article
Ryan, B. J. (2008). The logic of a justified hope: The dialectic of police reform in Northern Ireland. Capital and Class, 32(2), 83-107. https://doi.org/10.1177/030981680809500104

This article examines proposals for the reform of the relationship between internal security and state-society relations in Northern Ireland and finds a divergence from the usual liberal package of police reforms. These proposals embraced the politic... Read More about The logic of a justified hope: The dialectic of police reform in Northern Ireland.

Quasi-pluralism in a Quasi-peace: South Serbia's Multi-ethnic Police (2007)
Journal Article
Ryan, B. J. (2007). Quasi-pluralism in a Quasi-peace: South Serbia's Multi-ethnic Police. International Peacekeeping, 14(2), 282-297. https://doi.org/10.1080/13533310601151055

Based on research undertaken in southern Serbia following the introduction of multi-ethnic policing units, this article examines the pluralist intentions behind attempts to democratize security through community-oriented policing (COP). It details th... Read More about Quasi-pluralism in a Quasi-peace: South Serbia's Multi-ethnic Police.

What the police is supposed to do: contrasting expectations of community policing in Serbia (2007)
Journal Article
Ryan, B. (2007). What the police is supposed to do: contrasting expectations of community policing in Serbia. Policing and Society, 17(1), 1 -20. https://doi.org/10.1080/10439460601124106

Concentrating specifically on policing reform in the Republic of Serbia shortly after the fall of Slobodan Miloševic's regime, this article focuses on the process of introducing community policing to a police force equipped and trained to operate in... Read More about What the police is supposed to do: contrasting expectations of community policing in Serbia.

All that’s constant is change: a brief political history of police reforms in Serbia
Journal Article
Ryan. (2008). All that’s constant is change: a brief political history of police reforms in Serbia

Policing in Yugoslavia and in Serbia historically exhibits a greater affinity towards the maintenance of a particular socio-political order than it has the rule of law. This article argues against common held international contentions that the police... Read More about All that’s constant is change: a brief political history of police reforms in Serbia.