Global environmental change and human security / edited by Richard A. Matthew [and others].

Contributor(s): Matthew, Richard A, 1959-
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2010Description: 1 online resource (x, 327 pages) : illustrationsContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780262259057; 0262259052; 9780262013406; 0262013401; 9780262513081; 0262513080; 1282694650; 9781282694651; 9786612694653; 6612694653; 0262258374; 9780262258371Subject(s): Global environmental change -- Social aspects | Human beings -- Effect of environment on | Security, International -- Environmental aspects | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Human Geography | Global environmental change -- Social aspects | Human beings -- Effect of environment on | Security, International -- Environmental aspects | ENVIRONMENT/Environmental Politics & PolicyGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Global environmental change and human security.DDC classification: 304.2/5 LOC classification: GE149 | .G553 2010ebOnline resources: Click here to access online
Contents:
Global environmental change and human security: an introduction / Jon Barnett, Richard A. Matthew, and Karen L. O'Brien -- Human security, vulnerability, and global environmental change / Mike Brklacich, May Chazan, and Hans-Georg Bohle -- Global health and human security: addressing impacts from globalization and environmental change / Bryan McDonald -- The vulnerability of urban slum dwellers to global environmental change / Laura Little and Chris Cocklin -- Environmental change, disasters, and vulnerability: the case of Hurricane Katrina and New Orleans / Victoria Basolo -- Environmental change, human security, and violent conflict / Jon Barnett and W. Neil Adger -- Environmental change and human security in Nepal / Richard A. Matthew and Bishnu Raj Upreti -- Global environmental change, equity, and human security / Karen L. O'Brien and Robin M. Leichenko -- Approaches to enhancing human security / Marvin S. Soroos -- Rethinking the role of population in human security / Betsy Hartmann -- Women, global environmental change, and human security / Heather Goldsworthy -- Human security as a prerequisite for development / Kwasi Nsiah-Gyabaah -- Free to squander? Democracy and sustainable development, 1975-2000 / Indra de Soysa, Jennifer Bailey, and Eric Neumayer -- Environmental transborder cooperation in Latin America: challenges to the Westphalia order / Alexander Lopez -- Charting the next generation of global environmental change and human security research / Jon Barnett, Richard A. Matthew, and Karen L. O'Brien.
Summary: Experts discuss the risks global environmental change poses for the human security, including disaster and disease, violence, and increasing inequity.
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Global environmental change and human security: an introduction / Jon Barnett, Richard A. Matthew, and Karen L. O'Brien -- Human security, vulnerability, and global environmental change / Mike Brklacich, May Chazan, and Hans-Georg Bohle -- Global health and human security: addressing impacts from globalization and environmental change / Bryan McDonald -- The vulnerability of urban slum dwellers to global environmental change / Laura Little and Chris Cocklin -- Environmental change, disasters, and vulnerability: the case of Hurricane Katrina and New Orleans / Victoria Basolo -- Environmental change, human security, and violent conflict / Jon Barnett and W. Neil Adger -- Environmental change and human security in Nepal / Richard A. Matthew and Bishnu Raj Upreti -- Global environmental change, equity, and human security / Karen L. O'Brien and Robin M. Leichenko -- Approaches to enhancing human security / Marvin S. Soroos -- Rethinking the role of population in human security / Betsy Hartmann -- Women, global environmental change, and human security / Heather Goldsworthy -- Human security as a prerequisite for development / Kwasi Nsiah-Gyabaah -- Free to squander? Democracy and sustainable development, 1975-2000 / Indra de Soysa, Jennifer Bailey, and Eric Neumayer -- Environmental transborder cooperation in Latin America: challenges to the Westphalia order / Alexander Lopez -- Charting the next generation of global environmental change and human security research / Jon Barnett, Richard A. Matthew, and Karen L. O'Brien.

Experts discuss the risks global environmental change poses for the human security, including disaster and disease, violence, and increasing inequity.

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