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The essays in this collection boldly confront the quest for security arising from the social, economic, environmental, and political crises and transformations of our century. Joseph E. Stiglitz and Mary Kaldor begin with an expansive, balanced analysis of the global landscape and the factors contributing to the growth of insecurity. Whereas earlier studies have touched on how globalization has increased economic insecurity and how geopolitical changes may have contributed to military insecurity, this volume ...
The essays in this collection boldly confront the quest for security arising from the social, economic, environmental, and political crises and transformations of our century. Joseph E. Stiglitz and Mary Kaldor begin with an expansive, balanced analysis of the global landscape and the factors contributing to the growth of insecurity. Whereas earlier studies have touched on how globalization has increased economic insecurity and how geopolitical changes may have contributed to military insecurity, this volume looks for some common threads: in a globalized world without a global government, with a system of global governance not up to the task, how do we achieve security without looking inward and stepping back from globalization?
In each of their areas of expertise, contributors seek answers to questions about how we achieve protection of those people who are most insecure without resorting to economic, military, or mafia protectionism. Some have suggested that the turmoil in the Eurozone "proves" the deficiencies in the welfare state. This book argues that the superior performance of Scandinavian countries arises from their superior systems of social protection, which allow their citizens to undertake greater risk and more actively participate in globalization. Some suggest that we can address terrorism or transnational crimes through the strengthening of borders or long-distance wars. This book develops the proposition that such approaches have the opposite effect and that only through spreading the human security experienced in well-ordered societies can these dangers be managed.
This book also examines how these global changes play out, not only in the relations among countries and the management of globalization, but at every level of our society, especially in our cities. It explores the potential for cities to ensure personal security, promote political participation, and protect the environment in the face of increasing urbanization.
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IntroductionMary Kaldor and Joseph E. Stiglitz
Part 1: Social Protection Without Protectionism
Chapter 1 Social Protection Without ProtectionismJoseph E. StiglitzChapter 2 Scandinavian Equality: A Prime Example of Protection Without ProtectionismKarl Ove Moene Chapter 3 Further Considerations on Social ProtectionKemal DervisLeif PagrotskyGeorge SorosPart 2: Protection from Violence
IntroductionChapter 4 Global Security Cooperation in the Twenty-First CenturyG. John Ikenberry Chapter 5 Restructuring Global Security for the Twenty-First CenturyMary KaldorChapter 6 Recent Developments in Global Criminal IndustriesMisha Glenny Part 3: Environmental Protection
IntroductionChapter 7 Sharing the Burden of Saving the Planet: Global Social Justice for Sustainable DevelopmentLessons from the Theory of Public FinanceJoseph E. Stiglitz Appendixes to Chapter 7
Chapter 8 Designing the Post-Kyoto Climate RegimeJoseph E. Aldy and Robert N. Stavins Part 4: Urbanizing the Challenges of Global Governance
IntroductionChapter 9 A Focus on Cities Takes Us Beyond Existing Governance FrameworksSaskia Sassen Chapter 10 Violence in the City: Challenges of Global Governance Sophie Body-Gendrot Chapter 11 Cities and Conflict ResolutionTony Travers
Chapter 12 Cities and Global Climate Governance: From Passive Implementers to Active Co-Decision-Makers Kristine Kern and Arthur P. J. MolPart 5: Global Governance
IntroductionChapter 13 Rethinking Global Economic and Social GovernanceJosé Antonio Ocampo
Chapter 14 The G20 and Global GovernanceNgaire WoodsChapter 15 Transforming Global Governance? Structural Deficits and Recent Developments in Security and FinanceDavid Held and Kevin Young
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