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World Security: Challenges for a New Century
     

World Security: Challenges for a New Century

by Michael T. Klare (Editor), Yogesh Chandrani (Editor)
 

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The first of its kind to focus on the concept of world security, this comprehensive collection offers nineteen original essays written by renowned scholars. Now in its third edition, World Security: Challenges for a New Century tackles the most significant challenges to world security in the post-Cold War era, giving a thorough and dynamic introduction

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The first of its kind to focus on the concept of world security, this comprehensive collection offers nineteen original essays written by renowned scholars. Now in its third edition, World Security: Challenges for a New Century tackles the most significant challenges to world security in the post-Cold War era, giving a thorough and dynamic introduction to contemporary global issues. Completely revised to address the dramatic changes in the global arena, the third edition features eleven new essays and the addition of new discussion questions after each essay.

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These 19 contributions provide background information on security threats that are most likely to command international attention in the years ahead and suggest ways for the international community to overcome or minimize these threats. The authors discuss such emerging themes as transnational criminal operations, global economic inequity, trade conflict, and international environmental politics, and describe regional developments, particularly in East Asia and the Middle East. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

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ISBN-13:
9780312176358
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
11/01/1997
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.10(d)

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