A Decade of Human Security: Global Governance and New Multilateralisms

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Routledge, Mar 3, 2016 - Political Science - 264 pages
Human security has been advanced as an alternative to traditional state-based conceptualizations of security, yet controversies about the use and abuse of the concept remain. Investigating innovations in the advancement of the human security agenda over the past decade, this book identifies themes and processes around which consensus for future policy action might be built. It considers the ongoing debates regarding the human security agenda, explores prospects and projects for the advancement of human security, addresses issues of human security as emerging forms of new multilateralisms and examines claims that human security is being undermined by US unilateralisms. This comprehensive volume explores the theoretical debate surrounding human security and details the implications for practical application. It will prove ideal for students of international relations, security studies and development studies.

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Contents

Notes on Contributors
Whose Security? Innovation and Responsibility Perception
Global Legalism and Human Security
Human Security in the National Interest? Canada POGG and
A Critical
Two Africas? Two Ugandas? An African Democratic
A True Measure of Success? The Discourse and Practice
Toward a More Inclusive Global Governance and Enhanced
HIVAIDS Metaphors and Human InSecurity
Peacebuilding Research and NorthSouth Research
The Organization for Social Science Research in Eastern
Bibliography
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Sandra J. MacLean is based in the Department of Political Science, at Simon Fraser University, Canada. David R. Black is Associate Professor in Political Science, Departments of Political Science and IDS at Dalhousie University, Canada. Timothy M. Shaw, Visiting Professor, University of Massachusetts, Boston, USA

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