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From Environmental to Comprehensive Security

Westing, Arthur H.

2013, XVIII, 153 p. 2 illus., 1 illus. in color.

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  • About this book

  • Provides an entree to the field of national (military) security and its evolution to comprehensive human security
  • Supplies the necessary information to understand the concept of environmental security
  • Presents critical background for the study of sustainable development
This work presents the evolution of the traditional concept of "national security" as military security to additionally embrace "environmental security" and then necessarily also "social (societal) security", thence to be termed "comprehensive human security". It accomplishes this primarily by presenting 11
of the author's own benchmark papers published between 1983 and 2010 (additionally providing bibliographic citations to a further 36 of the author's related publications during that period). The work stresses the importance of transfrontier (regional) cooperation, and also recognizes global overpopulation
as a key impediment to achieving comprehensive human security.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » Comprehensive Human Security - Environmental Security - National Security - Social Security - Societal Security - Sustainable Development

Related subjects » Applied & Technical Physics - Political Science - Sustainable Development

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