Environmental Security (SAGE Library of International Security)

Environmental Security (SAGE Library of International Security)

By: Richard A. Matthew (editor)Hardback

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The literature compiled in this four-volume collection explores the real and potential linkages between environmental change and security. Early formulations of environmental security date to antiquity, whilst contemporary formulations of environment-conflict-peace linkages grew in part from the environmental movement of the 1960s and 1970s. The ensuing flood of academic enquiry has been diverse and extensive, and the objective of this major work is to organize this important but polysemous literature in order to provide a comprehensive, historically rich and global overview of its key concepts, findings, contributors and methodologies. Volume One: Historical Context: Early Writings on Environment and Security Volume Two: Environmental Change, National Security and the Conflict Cycle Volume Three: Rethinking Security in Response to Environmental Change Volume Four: The Security Implications of Climate Change

Contents

VOLUME ONE: HISTORICAL CONTEXT: EARLY WRITINGS ON ENVIRONMENT AND SECURITY Introduction - Richard Matthew Redefining National Security - Lester Brown The War over Water - John Cooley Resource Competition and Human Aggression, Part I: A Review of Primitive War - William Durham Long-term Biological Consequences of Nuclear War - Paul Ehrlich et al. Human Carrying Capacity, Extinctions, and Nature Reserves - Paul Ehrlich Environmental Warfare and Ecocide - Richard Falk The Tragedy of the Commons - Garrett Hardin Security and the Environment: A Preliminary Exploration - Johan Holst Extracts from An Essay on the Principle of Population - Thomas Malthus Environment and Security - Norman Myers International Organizations for Environmental Security - Nico Schrijver Lebensraum: Paradoxically, Population Growth May Eventually End Wars - Julian Simon Arctic Environmental Issues: Prospects for International Cooperation - Oran Young Redefining Security - Richard Ullman The Environmental Component of Comprehensive Security - Arthur Westing Extract from Our Common Future: Report of the World Commission on Environment and Development - World Commission on Environment and Development VOLUME TWO: ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGE, NATIONAL SECURITY AND THE CONFLICT CYCLE Introduction - Richard Matthew Post-Conflict Peace Building and Natural Resources - Carl Bruch et al. Greed and Grievance in Civil War - Paul Collier and Anke Hoeffler From Conflict to Peacebuilding: UNEP's Role in Environmental Assessment and Recovery - David Jensen Why Environmental Transformation Causes Violence: A Synthesis - Gunther Baechler Security, Modernity, Ecology: The Dilemmas of Post-Cold War Security Discourse - Simon Dalby The Case against Linking Environmental Degradation and National Security - Daniel Deudney Ecological Collapse of Past Civilizations - Jared Diamond Armed Conflict and the Environment: A Critique of the Literature - Nils Petter Gleditsch Warfare in Biodiversity Hotspots - Thor Hanson et al. On the Threshold: Environmental Changes as Causes of Acute Conflict - Thomas Homer-Dixon The Ingenuity Gap: Can Poor Countries Adapt to Resource Scarcity? - Thomas Homer-Dixon Population Growth, Environmental Degradation, and State Sponsored Violence: The Case of Kenya, 1991-93 - Colin Kahl The Defense Department Declassifies the Earth-Slowly - Richard Kerr Cargo Cult Science, Armchair Empiricism and the Idea of Violent Conflict - Benedikt Korf The Political Ecology of War: Natural Resources and Armed Conflicts - Philippe Le Billion Is the Environment a National Security Issue? - Marc Levy Redefining Security - Jessica Tuchman Mathews Globalised Images of Environmental Security in Africa - Cyril Obi Minerals, Forests, and Violent Conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo - John Katunga Murhula A Southern African Perspective on Transboundary Water Resource Management - Anthony Turton Civil War in Sudan: The Impact of Ecological Degradation - Mohamed Suliman From Conflict to Peacebuilding: The Role of Natural Resources and the Environment - United Nations Environment Programme Conflict, and Cooperation - Alexander Carius, Geoffrey Dabelko and Aaron Wolf Water From Environmental Peacekeeping to Environmental Peacemaking - Erika Weinthal VOLUME THREE: RETHINKING SECURITY IN RESPONSE TO ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGE Introduction - Richard Matthew Environmental Peacemaking: Ending Conflict between India and Pakistan on the Siachen Glacier through the Creation of a Transboundary Peace Park - Neal Kemkar Global Environmental Change and Human Security: An Introduction - Richard A. Matthew et al. Peace through Parks: The Environment on the Peace Research Agenda - Lothar Brock Ecoregions, State Sovereignty and Conflict - Bruce Byers Peace in the Anthropocene - Simon Dalby Bringing Nature Back In: Geopolitical Theory from the Greeks to the Global Era - Daniel Deudney Conflict and Cooperation: Making the Case for Environmental Pathways to Peacebuilding in the Great Lakes Region - Patricia Kameri-Mbote The Role of Environmental Degradation in Population Displacement - Steve Lonergan Protected Areas and the Security Community - Anne Hammill Ecological Security and the Need to Reconceptualize Sovereignty - Patricia Mische The Human Dimensions of Environmental Insecurity: Some Insights from South Asia - Adil Najam Are We Missing the Point? Global Environmental Change as an Issue of Human Security - Karen O'Brien Conflicts of Global Ecology: Environmental Activism in a Period of Global Reach - Vandana Shiva The Environmental Security Debate and Its Significance for Climate Change - Rita Floyd VOLUME FOUR: THE SECURITY IMPLICATIONS OF CLIMATE CHANGE Introduction - Richard Matthew Climate Change, Human Well-Being and Insecurity - W. Neil Adger Climate Change Discourse in Peacebuilding - Joseph Besigye Bazirake Does Climate Change Drive Land-Use Conflicts in the Sahel? - Tor Benjaminsen et al. Could Climate Change Precipitate Peace? - Erik Gartzke Climate Change, Exponential Curves, Water Resources, and Unprecedented Threats to Humanity - Peter Gleick Nuclear Famine - Ira Helfand Climate Change and the Global Financial Crisis: A Case of Double Exposure - Robin Leichenko, Karen O'Brien and William Solecki Integrating Climate Change into Peacebuilding - Richard Matthew ?Climate Change and Peacebuilding in the Sahel - Tobi Petrocelli, Samantha Newport and Dennis Hamro-Drotz Don't Blame the Weather! Climate-Related Natural Disasters and Civil Conflict - Rune Slettebak A Climate of Conflict: The Links between Climate Change, Peace and War - Dan Smith and Janani Vivekananda Climate Wars? Assessing the Claim that Drought Breeds Conflict - Ole Magnus Theisen, Helge Holtermann and H. alvard Buhaug Climate Change and Its Possible Security Implications: Report of the Secretary-General - United Nations General Assembly Global Climate Change, War, and Population Decline in Recent Human History - David Zhang et al. Beyond Disasters: Creating Opportunities for Peace - Michael Renner and Zoe Chafe Climate Change and Inner Peace - Paul Wapner

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  • ISBN13: 9781446294499
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 1472
  • ID: 9781446294499
  • weight: 2816
  • ISBN10: 1446294498

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