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Title Human insecurity in East Asia [electronic resource] / edited by Michio Umegaki, Lynn Thiesmeyer and Atsushi Watabe.

Imprint Tokyo ; New York : United Nations University Press, c2009.


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Description xv, 285 p. : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : East Asia in a human security perspective / Michio Umegaki -- pt. 1. Living with human insecurity. Embracing human insecurity : Agent Orange-Dioxin and the legacies of the war in Viet Nam / Michio Umegaki, Vu Le Thao Chi, and Tran Duc Phan -- The ageing community : human insecurity in a "developed" society / Sutoshi Watanabe -- Choice of their own, choice from their need : people on the move in rural northeast Thailand / Atsushi Watabe and Chaicharn Wongsamun -- Rural changes and ageing in human insecurity in northern Thailand / Liwa Pardthaisong-Chaipanich -- pt. 2. Intervening in human insecurity. Landlessness and development : policy purposes and policy outcomes in Southeast Asia / Lynn Thiesmeyer -- Policy coordination beyond borders : Japan-China environmental policy practices in Shenyang and Chengdu, China / Wang Xue-ping and Yoshika Sekine -- ASEAN migrant workers : from poverty to human-security-based competitiveness / Patcharawalai Wongboonsin -- Pesticide dependence in agriculture : policy for productivity and policy for security in Viet Nam / Tran Duc Vien and Pham Van Hoi -- Creating a community : ageing in urban Japan / Daisike Watanabe -- Human security practices in a highland minority project / Lynn Theismeyer and Seewigaa Kittiyoungkun -- Epilogue : research in human insecurity / Michio Umegaki.
Summary Threats to human security do not necessarily take cataclysmic forms such as war or natural disaster, nor does human insecurity exist solely within a suspended living environment like refugee camps. This publication explores less obvious threats to human security and how people and communities face them.--Publisher's description.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Basic needs -- East Asia.
Risk management -- East Asia.
East Asia -- Social conditions -- 21st century.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Umegaki, Michio.
Thiesmeyer, Lynn.
Watabe, Atsushi.
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9789280811643 (pbk.)
9280811649 (pbk.)

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