Landmines and Human Security: International Politics and War's Hidden Legacy / Edition 1

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Recounts and evaluates the worldwide effort to ban landmines.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780791463109
  • Publisher: State University of New York Press
  • Publication date: 1/28/2006
  • Series: SUNY Series in Global Politics
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 294
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Richard A. Matthew is Associate Professor of International and Environmental Politics and Director of the Center for Unconventional Security Affairs at the University of California at Irvine.

Bryan McDonald is Assistant Director of the Center for Unconventional Security Affairs at the University of California at Irvine.

Kenneth R. Rutherford is Assistant Professor of Political Science at Southwest Missouri State University and cofounder of the Landmine Survivors Network.

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Table of Contents


Her Majesty Queen Noor
The Honorable Lloyd Axworthy
Lady Heather Mills McCartney and Sir Paul McCartney
Senator Patrick Leahy



1. Human Security and the Mine Ban Movement I: Introduction
Richard A. Matthew

2. The Global Landmine Crisis in the 1990s
Bryan McDonald

3. Evaluating the Impacts of the Ottawa Treaty
Leah Fraser


4. Nongovernmental Organizations and the Landmine Ban
Kenneth R. Rutherford

5. Clearing the Path to a Mine-Free World: Implementing the Ottawa Convention
Kerry Brinkert and Kevin Hamilton

6. Europe and the Ottawa Treaty: Compliance with Exceptions and Loopholes
Paul Chamberlain and David Long

7. Perspective from a Mine-Affected Country: Mozambique
Carlos dos Santos

8. Victim Assistance: Landmine Survivors’ Perspectives
Raquel Willerman


9. Political Minefield
Michael J. Flynn

10. Tackling the Global Landmine Problem: The United States Perspective
Stacy Bernard Davis and Donald F. "Pat" Patierno

11. Demining: Enhancing the Process
Colin King

12. Public–Private Demining Partnerships: A Case Study of Afghanistan
Oren J. Schlein

13. Landmines Prolong Conflicts and Impede Socioeconomic Development
Nay Htun

14. The Victim Assistance Provision of the Mine Ban Treaty
Glenna L. Fak

15. The Environmental Impacts of Landmines
Claudio Torres Nachón

16. A Necessary Evil?: Reexamining the Military Utility of Antipersonnel Landmines
Ted Gaulin

17. Are Landmines Still Needed to Defend South Korea?: A Mine Use Case Study
J. Antonio Ohe


18. The Campaign to Ban Antipersonnel Landmines: Potential Lessons
Stephen Goose and Jody Williams

19. The Campaign to Ban Antipersonnel Landmines and Global Civil Society
Paul Wapner

20. Human Security and the Mine Ban Movement II: Conclusions
Richard A. Matthew



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