Author : Felix Dodds, Tim Pippard, Mikhail Gorbachev
"""Description:* Authored by prominent and powerful decisionmakers, including Lord David Hannay, Ashok Khosla, Anna Tibaijuka, Marian Hobbs, Jan Pronk, Hilary Benn, and others* Exposes the causes of, and proposes solutions to, human and environmental insecurity - the leading concerns for governments in the 21st century* A ""must-have"" for all governments, journalists, analysts and researchers, academics, students, and NGOs addressing human and environmental security across all of the key issuesSecurity has tended to be seen as based on military force, yet this illusion is crumbling, literally and figuratively, before our eyes in the conflict zones of Iraq, Afghanistan, and equatorial Africa. It is now clear that real human security, defined by the Commission on Human Security as ""protecting vital freedoms,"" can be achieved only if the full range of issues that underpin human security - including environmental integrity - are addressed. This ground-breaking book, authored by prominent international decisionmakers, tackles the global human security problem across the range of core issues. The authors identify the causes of insecurity, articulate the linkages between the different elements of human security and outline an agenda for engaging stakeholders from across the globe in building the foundations of genuine and lasting human security for all nations and all people."""