• Entry
  • Reader's guide
  • Entries A-Z
  • Subject index

Private Security Firms

  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

A global market for military and security services emerged in the 1990s and with it a new set of transnational actors: private military and security companies. These companies have been referred to by a variety of titles and acronyms—private military ...

Loading
  • Loading...
locked icon

Sign in to access this content

Get a 30 day FREE TRIAL

  • Watch videos from a variety of sources bringing classroom topics to life
  • Read modern, diverse business cases
  • Explore hundreds of books and reference titles