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Beebe, Shannon D
The ultimate weapon is no weapon : human security and the new rules of war and peace / Shannon D. Beebe and Mary Kaldor
Alternate Title Human security and the new rules of war and peace
New York, NY : Public Affairs, c2010
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  JZ5588 .B44 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Security, International
Political activists
Physical Description vii, 238 p. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 207-217) and index
Contents Introduction -- The twenty-first century risks -- The twentieth-century mindset -- The wars in Afghanistan and Iraq -- "Escorting kids to kindergarten": human security in action -- The anatomy of human security -- Remnants of the past and spoilers of the future: "hard" versus "soft" security? -- Africa: a beacon of hope? -- The ultimate weapon
Summary The twenty-first century has seen millions unemployed, livelihoods undermined by environmental degradation, and middle-class cities across Europe and Asia turned into cauldrons of violence. The lessons of conflicts in places like Bosnia, Kosovo, and Iraq are that security is no longer achievable
Alternate Author Kaldor, Mary

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