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Seeking Security in an Insecure World

ISBN-10: 0742538133

ISBN-13: 9780742538139

Edition: 2005 (Annotated)

Authors: Dan Caldwell, Robert E. Williams

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Description:

Seeking Security in an Insecure World is intended to provide a brief but thorough introduction to contemporary security studies. With clear and lively prose, compelling examples, and solid scholarship, it will engage both undergraduate students of international relations and general readers who wish to gain a better understanding of what security means today and how it can best be achieved.
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Book details

List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/8/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Preface
The Meaning of Security Today
Traditional Sources of Insecurity
Conventional Weapons and War: Traditional Threats in New Forms
Nuclear Weapons: Living in the Shadow of the Mushroom Cloud
Bugs and Gas: Biological and Chemical Weapons
The Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction: Spreading Insecurity?
New Sources of Insecurity
Disease: The Greatest Killer?
Cyber-Threats: How We're All Connected to the Bad Guys
Drugs and Thugs: Trafficking and International Security
Political and Social Conditions of Insecurity
The State of the State: National Security after 9/11
Ethnic Conflict and Security: Ancient Hatreds?
The Root of All Evil? The Matter of Economic Security
Ecological Disasters and Resource Wars: Seeking Environmental Security
Living in the Shadow of the World Trade Center: Coping with the Threat of Terrorism
Seeking Security in an Insecure World: The Way Forward
Notes
Selected Bibliography
Index
About the Authors