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Human security and the environment : international comparisons

Author: Edward Page; M R Redclift
Publisher: Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA : Edward Elgar, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book highlights the way in which both security and sustainability are being reworked as concepts and are being linked increasingly to social, economic and cultural factors. It will be of great interest to academics, researchers and students in environmental managements, sociology, geography, international relations and politics."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Étude comparée (Descripteur de forme)
Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Human security and the environment.
Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA : Edward Elgar, ©2002
(OCoLC)606839190
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Page; M R Redclift
ISBN: 1840644583 9781840644586
OCLC Number: 48140554
Description: viii, 297 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction : Human security and the environment at the new millennium / Edward Page and Michael Redclift --
Human security and the environment / Edward Page --
Democracy and the environment / Nils Petter Gleditsch and Bjørn Otto Sverdrup --
The environment and civil society : the rights to nature, and the rights of nature / Michael Redclift --
Global environmental change and human security : what do indicators indicate? / Steve Lonergan, Fred Langeweg and Henk Hilderink --
Climate change as a security issue / Johannes Stripple --
Food security / Colin Sage --
Water and 'cultural security' / Chris Cocklin --
The European Union and the 'securitisation' of the environment / John Vogler --
Human security and the environment : the North American perspective / Richard Matthew --
Human security and the environment in sub-Saharan Africa : the challenge of the new millennium / Kwasi Nsiah-Gyabaah --
The semantics of 'human security' in North-west Amazonia : between indigenous peoples' 'management of the world' and the USA's state security policy for Latin America / Oscar Forero and Graham Woodgate --
Fresh water in Costa Rica : abundant yet constrained / Álvaro Fernández-González, Viviana Blanco-Barboza and Edgar E. Gutiérrez-Espeleta.
Responsibility: edited by Edward A. Page, Michael Redclift.
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