An Introduction to Non-Traditional Security Studies: A Transnational Approach

An Introduction to Non-Traditional Security Studies: A Transnational Approach

By: Mely Caballero-Anthony (editor)Paperback

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With the end of the Cold War, threats to national security have become increasingly non-military in nature. Issues such as climate change, resource scarcity, infectious diseases, natural disasters, irregular migration, drug trafficking, information security and transnational crime have come to the forefront. This book provides a comprehensive introduction to Non-Traditional Security concepts. It does so by: *Covering contemporary security issues in depth *Bringing together chapters written by experts in each area *Guiding you towards additional material for your essays and exams through further reading lists *Giving detailed explanations of key concepts *Testing your understanding through end-of-chapter questions Edited by a leading figure in the field, this is an authoritative guide to the key concepts that you'll encounter throughout your non-traditional, and environmental, security studies courses.

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Mely Caballero-Anthony is Associate Professor and Head of the Centre for Non-Traditional Security (NTS) Studies at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS), Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. Prof. Anthony's research interests include regionalism and regional security in the Asia-Pacific, multilateral security cooperation, politics and international relations in ASEAN, conflict prevention and management, as well as human security. She has published extensively in peer-reviewed journals on a broad range of security issues in the Asia-Pacific. Her latest publications, both single-authored and co-edited, include: Community Security: Human Security at 21, (Contemporary Politics, 2015) Understanding ASEAN Centrality', (Pacific Review, 2014), 'Human Security in ASEAN: 20 Years On', (Asian Journal of Peacebuilding, 2014), Non-Traditional Security in Asia: Issues, Challenges and Framework for Action,(ISEAS, 2013). She previously served as the Director of External Relations at the ASEAN Secretariat and currently serves in the UN Secretary-General's Advisory Board on Disarmament Matters and Security. She is also Secretary-General of the Consortium of Non-Traditional Security Studies in Asia (NTS-Asia) and is a member of the World Economic Forum (WEF) Global Agenda Council on Conflict Prevention


PART A: Concepts CHAPTER 1: Understanding Non-traditional Security - Mely Caballero-Anthony CHAPTER 2: On Security - Mely Caballero-Anthony CHAPTER 3: Actors and Stakeholders - Alistair D.B. Cook PART B: Issues CHAPTER 4: Conflict and Community Security - Mely Caballero-Anthony CHAPTER 5: Poverty and Economic Security - Bob S. Hadiwinata CHAPTER 6: Environmental Security - J. Jackson Ewing CHAPTER 7: Food Security - Paul Teng and Jonatan Lassa CHAPTER 8: Energy Security - Zha Daojiong CHAPTER 9: Water Security - Marcus DuBois King CHAPTER 10: Health Security - Simon Rushton CHAPTER 11: Migration and Movements of People - Melissa Curley CHAPTER 12: Transnational Crime - David Capie

Product Details

  • publication date: 09/02/2016
  • ISBN13: 9781446286081
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 296
  • ID: 9781446286081
  • weight: 513
  • ISBN10: 1446286088

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