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Deliberations on Security

NCJ Number
Internal Security Volume: 3 Issue: 2 Dated: July-December 2011 Pages: 255-265
Andrzej Misiuk
Date Published
December 2011
11 pages
In the following article the author presents an evolution of views, in theory and practice, within the field of security in the broader sense.
Such issues were initially closely related to the essence of a state's institution and implemented using the state's administration as a tool. Alongside constitutional and ideological changes, the views concerning the character and meaning of security also changed. Another question which is considered is the subject of terminology. Undoubtedly one of the factors determining the extent of legal regulations in the field of security and public order is the way of comprehending these concepts. The author has drawn up a pioneer periodization of the issues of security from an historical perspective. The turning points for particular periods of comprehending the essence of this issue have been determined. The analysis of internal security strategy 'Towards a European Security Model', which was adopted in 2010 after years of disputes and discrepancies in standpoints of particular EU member states, is a specific recapitulation of these deliberations. (Published Abstract)