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Security and the environment

Rita Floyd

Security and the environment

securitisation theory and US environmental security policy

by Rita Floyd

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementRita Floyd
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGE180 .F57 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 215 p. ;
Number of Pages215
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24586041M
ISBN 109780521197564
LC Control Number2009051872

Despite the many linkages between environmental well-being, security and armed conflict, Onita Das' book, Environmental Protection, Security and Armed Conflict: A Sustainable Development Author: Elaine Hsiao.   The subject is thus largely studied within science and social science disciplines in current or very recent historical contexts. This book brings together perspectives on food security and related environmental concerns from experts in the disciplines of literary studies, history, science, and Author: Ayesha Mukherjee.

They also analyse NATO’s Mediterranean security dialogue and offer conceptualisations on security and perceptions of security challenges as seen in North and South. The latter half of the book analyses environmental security and conflicts in the Mediterranean and environmental consequences of World War II, the Gulf War, the Balkan wars and. Global environmental change (GEC) represents an immediate and unprecedented threat to the food security of hundreds of millions of people, especially those who depend on small-scale agriculture for their livelihoods. As this book shows, at the same time,.

Mark Bittman delves into the benefits – to the environment, to personal health, and to the economy – of reducing meat consumption. Without forbidding or condemning meat, this is a great book for the environmentally-conscious omnivore. 3. Bet the Farm: How Food Stopped Being Food by Author: Tess Antrim-Cashin. Environmental security examines threats posed by environmental events and trends to individuals, communities or nations. It may focus on the impact of human conflict and international relations on the environment, or on how environmental problems cross state borders. 3 Environmental change and security. 4 Selected early literature.


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Post-Cold War threats to security arise from human degradation of ecosystems as much as terrorist attacks and wars. Page (environmental sensibility, Keele U., UK) and Redclift (international environmental policy, King's College, London) introduce the concepts, history, challenges, and international case studies of sustainable development focusing on how environmental stress is linked Price: $ In this book Simon Dalby provides an accessible and engaging account of the challenges we face in responding to security and environmental change.

He traces the historical roots of current thinking about security and climate change to show the roots of the contemporary concern and goes on to outline modern thinking about securitization which uses the politics of invoking threats as a central part of Cited by: Security and the Environment - by Rita Floyd May The concept of “environmental security” has emerged as one basis for understanding international conflicts.

This phrase can mean a variety of things. It can signify security issues stemming from environmental concerns or conflicting needs, or it can mean that the environment is treated as a.

This book uses changing US environmental security policy to propose a revised securitisation theory, one that both allows insights into the intentions of key actors and enables moral evaluations in the environmental sector of Size: KB.

Environmental Security: A Guide to the Issues is a primer for anyone attuned to these threats. This well-reasoned, thought-provoking volume establishes and updates the connection between global environmental problems and international security, describing existing theories of environmental security and illustrating them with evidence from present-day global ecological by: 3.

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This book deepens the debate on linkages between global risks and human and environmental security, offerings insights on management and resilience.

It provides empirical research findings from Africa, Asia and the Pacific Islands and questions the ability of existing frameworks and mechanisms. The basic objective of this report is to place the debate about the future of the Northern Sea Route into the larger picture of Arctic politics and the emerging agenda of the Arctic as a developing region in international society.

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Find the top most popular items in Amazon Books Best Sellers. In the post-Cold War era, the pre-eminent threats to our security derive from human degradation of vital ecosystems as well as the possibility of war and terrorist attack.

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The book combines analytical frameworks and case study material with proposals for addressing environmental challenges and enhancing the security and welfare of peoples, states and regions.

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Environmental Security is a comprehensive, accessible, and current survey of this research landscape—an essential guide to a vitally important and enormously complex topic, for students and established researchers alike." Professor Thomas Homer-Dixon, Balsillie School of International Affairs, Waterloo, Canada.

The conventional wisdom is that Waltz matters primarily for the Copenhagen School's regional security complex theory and the concept of sectors, and not so much for securitisation theory.

This is contestable and in what follows I will draw out the important ways in which Waltz matters for securitisation theory : Rita Floyd.

The overriding task of this chapter is to uncover the nature of the securitising move in the case of the first Clinton administration's environmental security policy. Unless otherwise stated, in this chapter ‘the Clinton administration’ refers to Clinton's first term in office from to Author: Rita Floyd.

The book then goes on to present how and why environmental issues have come to be framed in some quarters as ‘national security‘ concerns in the context of the effects of overpopulation, resource depletion, climate change and the role of the military as both a cause and a solution to problems of pollution and natural by: 6.

Environmental Security is an interesting contribution to the ever-expanding debate on the meaning and importance of the environment for contemporary security nmental Security is a serious attempt to grapple with the broader issues that arise from any attempt to understand modern society’s relationship to the environment, and to the threats and insecurities emerging from the.

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INTERNATIONAL SECURITY, PEACE, DEVELOPMENT AND ENVIRONMENT – Vol. I - Security Threats, Challenges, Vulnerability and Risks - Hans Günter Brauch, ©Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS) Bibliography Biographical Sketch Summary Four security dangers are distinguished: threats, challenges, vulnerabilities and risks.This page is a list of environmental books.

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The distinguished authors investigate this redefinition of security with particular reference to environmental threats such as climate change and the availability of adequate supplies of.