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Human Security

Author : Benny Teh Cheng Guan
ISBN : 9789400717985
Genre : Social Science
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Human security is becoming increasingly pronounced in recent years due to changes in the security landscape of world politics. Yet, inter-state relations have continued to dominate security concerns in East Asia. This has, unfortunately, eluded the broader understanding of issues and challenges facing the peoples of East Asia. Home to nations with rapid economic growth and development, East Asia is at the core of what some individuals have termed as the coming Asian Century. Years of economic liberalization and exposure to globalization have permitted the region to achieve high levels of interconnectedness from within and without in unprecedented ways. This has certainly reduced state control and opened up spaces for cross-border human activities. While economic wealth have increased substantially over the years, it has also brought about bigger income disparities, unsustainable safety nets and a surge in social problems from health issues to migratory concerns that threaten the safety and well-being of individuals. Human Security: Securing East Asia’s Future timely examines the fundamental issues causing human insecurities and evaluates the extent of which human security plays a role at the state and regional levels. Covering the different areas of threats to humans and applying case study materials, this volume provides an intellectual mix of perspectives that captures the relationship between people, state and region. This book will be of interest to those studying traditional and non-traditional security/threats, Asian human development and critical policy analysis.

The Oxford Handbook Of U S National Security

Author : Derek S. Reveron
ISBN : 9780190680015
Genre : Political Science
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"The Oxford Handbook of US National Security frames the context, institutions, and processes the US government uses to advance national interests through foreign policy, government institutions, and grand strategy. Contributors examine contemporary national security challenges and the processes and tools used to improve national security."--Provided by publisher.

Human Security Norms In East Asia

Author : Yoichi Mine
ISBN : 9783319972473
Genre : Political Science
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This book reveals how the idea of human security, combined with other human-centric norms, has been embraced, criticized, modified and diffused in East Asia (ASEAN Plus Three). Once we zoom in to the regional space of East Asia, we can see a kaleidoscopic diversity of human security stakeholders and their values. Asian stakeholders are willing to engage in the cultural interpretation and contextualization of human security, underlining the importance of human dignity in addition to freedom from fear and from want. This dignity element, together with national ownership, may be the most important values added in the Asian version of human security.

Routledge Handbook Of Global Health Security

Author : Simon Rushton
ISBN : 9781136155574
Genre : Political Science
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This new Handbook presents an overview of cutting-edge research in the growing field of global health security. Over the past decade, the study of global health and its interconnection with security has become a prominent and rapidly growing field of research. Ongoing debates question whether health and security should be linked; which (if any) health issues should be treated as security threats; what should be done to address health security threats; and the positive and negative consequences of ‘securitizing’ health. In academic and policy terms, the health security field is a timely and dynamic one and this handbook will be the first work comprehensively to address this agenda. Bringing together the leading experts and commentators on health security issues from across the world, the volume comprises original and cutting-edge essays addressing the key issues in the field and also highlighting currently neglected avenues for future research. The book intends to provide an accessible yet sophisticated introduction to the key topics and debates and is organised into four key parts: Health Securities: the fundamental conceptual issues, historical links between health and security and the various ways of conceptualising health as a security issue Threats: those health issues which have been most frequently discussed in security terms Responses: the wide range of contemporary security-driven responses to health threats Controversies: the securitization of health, its impact on rights and justice and the potential distortion of the global health agenda This book will be of great interest to students of global health security, public health, critical security studies, and International Relations in general.

Securing India S Future In The New Millennium

Author : Brahma Chellaney
ISBN : 8125017216
Genre : Asia
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The first comprehensive study of the different facets of India s national security, the book looks ahead at the challenges of the coming years. India s leading experts on strategic affairs, including seven advisers to the National Security Council examine the tasks that lie ahead. This book is designed to initiate a wider public debate on those challenges and opportunities and help India develop a strategic culture and an institutionalised, integrated approach to national security.

Pugwash Newsletter

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105121700772
Genre : Disarmament
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Saarc In The Twenty First Century

Author : Dipankar Banerjee
ISBN : UOM:39015057611512
Genre : Business & Economics
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Contributed papers presented at the Conference on "SAARC in 21st Century" held in December 2001 at Kathmandu organized by Regional Centre for Strategic Studies, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Challenges To Global Security

Author : Hussein Solomon
ISBN : 1845115279
Genre : Political Science
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Ours is an age of great upheaval where change sometimes appears to be the only constant. Three of the most important forces driving such change are globalization, regionalization and democratization. This work makes an attempt to understand these forces, and to show how they impact on the vitally important question of global security. Ours is an age of great upheaval where change sometimes appears to be the only constant. Three of the most important forces driving such change are globalization, regionalization and democratization. This substantial work makes a concerted attempt to understand these forces, and to show how they impact on the vitally important question of global security. The volume brings together a wide range of scholars who hold diverse views, and who collectively make a very significant contribution to current discourses within international relations and contemporary geopolitics. Such is the book's breadth that it covers every region of the world, addressing in turn security problems in the USA, Latin America, South Asia, South East Asia, Europe, Russia and environs, the Middle East, and Africa. Each discourse receives substantial coverage: from economics and politics to religion, religious fundamentalism and human rights. "Challenges to Global Security" offers one of the richest comparative volumes yet to be published on the subject, and will have strong appeal to students, scholars and policymakers in the fields of international relations, ethics, and politics.

Daily Report

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ISBN : UIUC:30112005678211
Genre : East Asia
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East Asia And Pacific Area

Author : Foreign Affairs Research Documentation Center
ISBN : UIUC:30112028210745
Genre : Asia, Southeastern
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