Globalization and Environmental Challenges: Reconceptualizing Security in the 21st Century
Hosted by 'The Centre', Brussels
16:30-18:00, 14 July 2008
On 14 July 2008, the IES co-organised this book launch together with
EGMONT - Royal Society for International Relations, and the EastWest Institute.
Globalization and Environmental Challenges pose new security dangers and concerns. In this book, 92 authors from 5 continents assess the global reconceptualization of security triggered by the end of the Cold War, globalization and global environmental change in the early 21st century.
Seventy five chapters address the theoretical, philosophical, ethical and religious and spatial context of security; discuss the relationship between security, peace, development and environment; review the re-conceptualization of security in philosophy, international law, economics and political science and for the political, military, economic, social and environmental security dimension and the adaptation of the institutional security concepts of the UN, EU and NATO; analyze the reconceptualization of regional security and draw conclusions for future research and action.
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