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Author Beebe, Shannon D.

Title The ultimate weapon is no weapon : human security and the new rules of war and peace / Shannon D. Beebe, Mary Kaldor.

Imprint New York, NY : Public Affairs, 2010.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  327.172 B391u 2010    ---  Available
Description vii, 238 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- The twenty-first century risks -- The twentieth-century mindset -- The wars in Afghanistan and Iraq -- "Escorting kids to kindergarten": human security in action -- The anatomy of human security -- Remnants of the past and spoilers of the future: "hard" versus "soft" security? -- Africa: a beacon of hope? -- The ultimate weapon.
Summary The twenty-first century has seen millions unemployed, livelihoods undermined by environmental degradation, and middle-class cities across Europe and Asia turned into cauldrons of violence. The lessons of conflicts in places like Bosnia, Kosovo, and Iraq are that security is no longer achievable.
Subject Security, International.
Political activists.
Added Author Kaldor, Mary.
ISBN 9781586488239 (alk. paper)
1586488236 (alk. paper)

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