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Routledge Studies in Human Security


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This book series will provide a coherent body of academic and practitioner insight capable of stimulating further consideration of the concept of human security, its impact on security scholarship and on the development of new security practices. The series will respond to a need for more empirical investigation, at the same time as expanding the theoretical parameters of human security particularly through integrating different disciplinary perspectives.

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Human Security and International Law The Role of the United Nations

Human Security and International Law: The Role of the United Nations

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Emma McClean
November 30, 2021

This book evaluates how far the UN has embraced human security as a policy agenda and explores its relevance for international law. The extent to which the UN has embraced human security as a viable policy agenda has implications and consequences for international law, such as the challenge to ...

Climate Change, Policy and Security State and Human Impacts

Climate Change, Policy and Security: State and Human Impacts

1st Edition

Edited By Donald Wallace, Daniel Silander
April 20, 2018

This book examines the multiple strategies proposed by the international community for addressing global climate change (GCC) from both human and state-security perspectives. It examines what is needed from major states working within the UN framework to engage with the multiple dimensions of a ...

EU Global Strategy and Human Security Rethinking Approaches to Conflict

EU Global Strategy and Human Security: Rethinking Approaches to Conflict

1st Edition

Edited By Mary Kaldor, Iavor Rangelov, Sabine Selchow
April 11, 2018

This volume examines the EU’s Global Strategy in relation to human security approaches to conflict. Contemporary conflicts are best understood as a social condition in which armed groups mobilise sectarian and fundamentalist sentiments and construct a predatory economy through which they enrich ...

National, European and Human Security From Co-Existence to Convergence

National, European and Human Security: From Co-Existence to Convergence

1st Edition

Edited By Mary Kaldor, Mary Martin, Narcis Serra
June 16, 2017

This book examines how national security strategies relate to an emerging common European or global vision of security, and to human security ideas. Human security and national security are often regarded as competing and mutually antagonistic; the former was proposed and has been operationalised ...

Gendering Human Security in Afghanistan In a Time of Western Intervention

Gendering Human Security in Afghanistan: In a Time of Western Intervention

1st Edition

By Ben Walter
June 07, 2017

This book employs the concept of human security to show what the term means from the perspective of women in Afghanistan. It engages with a well-established debate in academic and policy-making contexts regarding the utility of human security as a framework for understanding and redressing conflict...

Human Security, Changing States and Global Responses Institutions and Practices

Human Security, Changing States and Global Responses: Institutions and Practices

1st Edition

Edited By Sangmin Bae, Makoto Maruyama
December 12, 2014

This book critically assesses the human security challenges faced by states, focusing on how and to what extent the state is influenced by global structures and operations. Having grown rapidly since the 1990s, the field of human security has spawned a wide variety of academic research. This ...

State Responses to Human Security At Home and Abroad

State Responses to Human Security: At Home and Abroad

1st Edition

Edited By Courtney Hillebrecht, Tyler R. White, Patrice C. McMahon
February 05, 2014

The aim of this book is to analyse why and how states respond to human security, both at home and abroad. Although states still define security as "the defense of territory" from military attack, increasingly security pertains to the protection of human beings from violence. This violence can ...

The European Union and Human Security External Interventions and Missions

The European Union and Human Security: External Interventions and Missions

1st Edition

Edited By Mary Martin, Mary Kaldor
February 10, 2012

This edited book examines European external interventions in human security, in order to illustrate the evolution and nature of the European Union as a global political actor. In 2003, the EU deployed its first external mission under the European Security and Defence Policy (ESDP) with a military ...

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