Research monograh​

Selchow, Sabine (forthcoming). Negotiations of the "New World". The Omnipresence of Global as a Political Phenomenon. Bielefeld: transcript. Read abstract on this site or visit publisher-site

Journal articles and book chapters

Selchow, Sabine (2016). 'The Paths Not (Yet) Taken: Ulrich Beck, the ‘Cosmopolitized World’ and Security Studies' Security Dialogue, Epub before print 12 August. Read online

Selchow, Sabine (2016). 'Resilience and Resilient in Obama’s National Security Strategy 2010: Enter Two ‘Political Keywords’.' Politics, Epub before print 26 January. Read online

Selchow, Sabine (2016). 'The Construction of “European security” in The European Union in a Changing Global Environment: A Systematic Analysis.' European Security, 25(3): 281-303. Read online

Kaldor, Mary and Sabine Selchow (2015). 'From Military to ‘Security Interventions’: An Alternative Approach to Contemporary Interventions.' Stability: International Journal of Security and Development, 4(1): 32. Read online

Selchow, Sabine (2015). 'The Drones of Others: An Insight into the Imagination of UAVs in Germany.' Behemoth – A Journal on Civilisation, 8(2): 55-72. Read online


Selchow, Sabine (2015) ‘Imagining a Cosmopolitized Europe: From the Study of the 'New' to the Discovery of the 'Unexpected' in: Imagining Europe: Memory, Visions, and Counter-Narratives, Klein, Lars and Martin Tamcke (eds), 2015, Goettingen: Universitaetsverlag Goettingen, 123-139. Read online

Selchow, Sabine (2014). 'Security Policy and (Global) Risk(s)' in: Kaldor, Mary and Iavor Rangelov (eds). The Handbook of Global Security Policy. London: Palgrave Macmillan. Read abstract on this site

Selchow, Sabine (2014). ‘An Interplay of Traditions: The ‘Return of Uncertainty’ and its Taming in Post-9/11 US Security Thinking’, in Bevir, Mark, Oliver Daddow, and Ian Hall (eds.) Interpreting Global Security. London: Routledge.

Loughnan, Arlie and Sabine Selchow (2013). ‘Preventive Detention Beyond the Law: The Need to Ask Socio-Political Questions’, in Keyzer, Patrick (ed.) Preventive Detention: Asking the Fundamental Questions. Intersentia. Read abstract on this site


Kaldor, Mary and Sabine Selchow (2013). ‘The ‘Bubbling Up’ of Subterranean Politics in Europe’ Journal of Civil Society, 9(1): 78-99. Read online

Moore, Henrietta L. and Sabine Selchow (2012). ‘Global Civil Society and the Internet 2012: Time to Update our Perspective’ in: Kaldor, Mary, Henrietta L. Moore and Sabine Selchow (eds). Global Civil Society 2012: Ten Years of Critical Reflection. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 28-40.

Selchow, Sabine (2012). ‘Globalisation and the Study of Global Politics from Below: Preparing the Ground For an Alternative Approach’ in: Kostovicova, Denisa and Marlies Glasius (eds). Bottom-up Politics: An Agency-Centered Approach to Globalisation. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 203-215.


Selchow, Sabine (2008). ‘Language and ‘Global’ Politics: De-Naturalising the ‘Global’’ in: Albrow, M. et al (eds.). Global Civil Society 2007/8: Communicative Power and Democracy. Sage: London, 224-243.

Kaldor, Mary, Mary Martin and Sabien Selchow (2007). ‘Human Security: A New Strategic Narrative for Europe’ International Affairs, 83(2): 273-288. 

Edited books

Kaldor, Mary and Sabine Selchow (Eds). (2015). Subterranean Politics in Europe. London: Palgrave Macmillan. Read more on this site

Kaldor, Mary, Henrietta L. Moore and Sabine Selchow (eds.) (2012). Global Civil Society 2012: Ten Years of Critical Reflection. London: Palgrave Macmillan. Read more on this site

Other (selection)

Selchow, Sabine (2014) 'Die Apokalypse duldet keinen Sachzwang' Interview with Ulrich Beck and Bruno Latour in Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, 15 May 2014,

Selchow, Sabine (2009). 'Global Civil Society' in: Anheier, Helmut and Stefan Toepler (eds.) International Encyclopedia of Civil Society. Berlin: Springer. (4,000 words)


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