Book Title: Human Security in World Affairs: Problems and Opportunities (2nd edition)

Authors: Alexander Lautensach and Sabina Lautensach, Eds.

Book Description: This first and only university textbook of human security, intended as an introductory text from senior undergraduate level up, and includes chapters by 24 authors that encompass the full spectrum of disciplines contributing to the human security field. It is based on the four-pillar model of socio-political security, economic security, environmental security and health security. The chapters include learning outcomes, extension activities, and suggested readings; a comprehensive glossary lists key terms used throughout the book. This textbook can be used in courses on international studies and relations, political studies, history, human geography, anthropology and human ecology, futures studies, applied social studies, public health, and more.

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This first and only university textbook of human security is intended as an introductory text from senior undergraduate level up, to be used in courses on international studies and relations, political studies, history, human geography, anthropology and human ecology, futures studies, applied social studies, public health, and other fields.

Its second, thoroughly revised and updated edition will represent again in a coherent fashion the field of human security and will set it apart from more traditional models of security. Its approach is again deliberately multidisciplinary and transcultural. In addition to a thorough overview of the human security concept, the chapters address problems and opportunities in international law, politics, international relations, human ecology, ethics, law enforcement, development aid, human rights, and public health. The reader is also introduced to specific human security regimes that address human rights violations, peace building and conflict resolution, as well as global environmental governance.

The book encourages a vision of the future that acknowledges the certainty of change, extrapolates significant current trends, and questions the values, beliefs and ideals that tend to inform some dominant notions of development. Because of its transdisciplinary approach, the book will appeal to a very wide range of interests at the post-secondary/tertiary level. It will be of particular interest to undergraduate and graduate students and researchers, and also to educators from various disciplines in the natural sciences, social sciences, and humanities.

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This book is a cloned version of Human Security in World Affairs: Problems and Opportunities (2nd edition) by Alexander Lautensach and Sabina Lautensach and Eds., published using Pressbooks by BCcampus & University of Northern BC under a CC BY-NC-SA (Attribution NonCommercial ShareAlike) license. It may differ from the original.

Authors

Alexander Lautensach and Sabina Lautensach, Eds.

Subject

Political science and theory

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Title
Human Security in World Affairs: Problems and Opportunities (2nd edition)
Authors
Alexander Lautensach and Sabina Lautensach, Eds.
Editors
Lauri Aesoph (proofreading, layout)
Reviewer
Grant Potter
Contributors
Paul Bellamy, Malcolm Brown, Klaus Bosselmann, Chris Buse, Kevin P. Clements, Donald Cole, Thomas Ditzler, Richard Gehrmann, Kathryn A. Gwiazdon, Patricia Hastings, Ronnie Hawkins, Anna Hayes, Christopher LaMonica, Samantha Maesel, Jeffrey Morton, Margot Parkes, Richard Plate, Donald Spady, Hennie Strydom, Cherry Tsoi, Franke Wilmer, and John Wilson
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Ebook ISBN: 978-1-77420-077-3

Print ISBN: 978-1-77420-076-6

Primary Subject
Political science and theory
Additional Subject(s)
Human rights, civil rights, Human trafficking, Climate change, Food security and supply, Law and society, gender issues, Pollution and threats to the environment
Publisher
BCcampus & University of Northern British Columbia
Publication Date
September 8, 2020
Ebook ISBN
978-1-77420-077-3
Print ISBN
978-1-77420-076-6