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War, peace and security

Author: Jacques Fontanel; Manas Chatterji
Publisher: Bingley, UK : Emerald, 2008.
Series: Contributions to conflict management, peace economics and development, v. 6.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Although all religions and cultures preach the gospel and virtues of peace, the history of mankind is the history of war and peace; millions have perished in international and domestic conflicts, and many wars have been fought on behalf of those same religions and people who call for peace around the world. During the 20th century, at the height of human civilization, we have seen two world wars and many devastating  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jacques Fontanel; Manas Chatterji
ISBN: 0444532447 9780444532442
OCLC Number: 263055686
Description: xxi, 335 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: The controversial economic question of peace and war.Peace, war and international security: economic theories. International security, defence economics and the powers of nations. Global security and human security. The economic reorganization of the military sector at the beginning of the twenty-first century. The evolution and future of European defence firms. Defense-industrial establishment of Russia. The determinants of military expenditures. Analyzing dependencies in geo-economics and geo-politics. The economics of terrorism. Economics of UN peacekeeping operations. The gender approach in institutional responses to conflict. Political economy of the humanitarian actions. Economic intelligence and national security. International security and sustainable development. Securing the environment and securing states. Does the European defence burden-sharing matter?. Race versus culture in politics and war: implications for Africa. Dedication. Preface. Foreword. List of Contributors. Conflict management, peace economics and development. War, peace and security. Copyright page. Subject Index.
Series Title: Contributions to conflict management, peace economics and development, v. 6.
Responsibility: edited by Jacques Fontanel, Manas Chatterji.

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