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Human security

Author: Mary Kaldor
Publisher: Cambridge : Polity, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"There is a real security gap in the world today. Millions of people in regions like the Middle East or East and Central Africa or Central Asia, where 'new wars' are taking place, live in daily fear of violence. Moreover 'new wars' are increasingly intertwined with other global risks - the spread of disease, vulnerability to natural disasters, poverty and homelessness. Yet our security conceptions, drawn from the  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Kaldor
ISBN: 9780745638539 0745638538 0745638546 9780745638546
OCLC Number: 175283167
Description: ix, 228 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Preface. Introduction. Chapter 1: A Decade of Humanitarian Intervention, 1991-2000. Chapter 2: American Power: From Compellance to Cosmopolitanism?. Chapter 3 : Nationalism and Globalisation. Chapter 4: Intervention in the Balkans: an unfinished learning process. Chapter 5: The Idea of Global Civil Society. Chapter 6: Just War and Just Peace. Chapter 7: Human Security
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This book is an exploration of the security gap in the world today. It makes the case for a new approach to security based on a global conversation- a public debate among civil society groups and  Read more...

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