Rethinking Human Security

Rethinking Human Security

Editor(s): Moufida Goucha, John Crowley

Published Online: 21 APR 2009

Print ISBN: 9781405192637

Online ISBN: 9781444307290

DOI: 10.1002/9781444307290

About this Book

This book provides seven studies that address major issues such as the human rights and human security nexus, gender aspects of human security, ethical and environmental challenges, human security as a basic element for a policy framework, the human security agenda developed by the Human Security Network, and debates on human security within the United Nations.

  • Building on its variety of themes, the book takes account of the complexity and scope of the concept of human security, and proposes thereby to refresh and enrich discussion
  • Contributors are internationally renowned experts in the different subfields of human security
  • Offers an overview of current trends and insights on what is at stake if the international community is to maintain the momentum created a few years ago when the concept of human security emerged
  • Designed to help both newcomers and experts in the field of human security
  • Readers will find inspiration in the new developments of a concept that aims to shape practical action to meet the needs of the most vulnerable

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