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New global dangers : changing dimensions of international security

Author: Michael E Brown; et al
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2004.
Series: International security readers.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"International security no longer hinges only on arms control and the prevention of war. Nonmilitary concerns, including emerging infectious diseases, environmental degradations, demographic trends, and humanitarian catastrophes, also represent significant threats to global stability. In this book, leading analysts offer an overview of critical security dangers facing the world today."--Jacket.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael E Brown; et al
ISBN: 0262524309 9780262524308
OCLC Number: 55146811
Notes: Articles first published in the journal International security from 1996 through 2003.
Description: xxv, 552 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Part 1. Weapons and security. Command of the commons : the military foundation of U.S. hegemony / Barry R. Posen --
Why do states build nuclear weapons? Three models in search of a bomb / Scott D. Sagan --
Never say never again : nuclear reversal revisited / Ariel E. Levite --
Preventing nuclear entrepreneurship in Russia's nuclear cities / Sharon K. Weiner --
Pathogens as weapons: the international security implications of biological warfare / Gregory Koblentz --
Dreaded risks and the control of biological weapons / Jessica Stern --
Beyond the MTCR : building a comprehensive regime to contain ballistic missile proliferation / Dinshaw Mistry --
Part 2. Nonmilitary aspects of security. Human security : paradigm shift or hot air? / Roland Paris --
Environmental scarcities and violent conflict: evidence from cases / Thomas F. Homer-Dixon --
Security, stability, and international migration / Myron Weiner --
A surplus of men, a deficit of peace : security and sex ratios in Asia's largest states / Valerie M. Hudson and Andrea Den Boer --
HIV/AIDS and the changing landscape of war in Africa / Stefan Elbe --
Collateral damage : humanitarian assistance as a cause of conflict / Sarah Kenyon Lischer --
Part 3. Transactional actors and security. Market civilizations and its clash with terror / Michael Mousseau --
Behind the curve : globalization and international terrorism / Audrey Kurth Cronin --
The NGO scramble : organizational insecurity and the political economy of transnational action / Alexander Cooley and James Ron --
Corporate warriors : the rise of the privatized military industry and its ramifications for international security / P.W. Singer.
Series Title: International security readers.
Other Titles: International security.
Responsibility: edited by Michael E. Brown ... [et al.].

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