This Handbook brings together 30 state-of-the-art essays covering the essential aspects of global security research and practice for the 21st century.
- Embraces a broad definition of security that extends beyond the threat of foreign military attack to cover new risks for violence
- Offers comprehensive coverage framed around key security concepts, risks, policy tools, and global security actors
- Discusses pressing contemporary issues including terrorism, disarmament, genocide, sustainability, international peacekeeping, state-building, natural disasters, energy and food security, climate change, and cyber warfare
- Includes insightful and accessible contributions from around the world aimed at a broad base of scholars, students, practitioners, and policymakers
Keywords: Public Policy & Administration, Global Security Policy in the 21st Century, Gender and Security, Security and Global Risks, Human Security, Disarmament policy, international security policy, international relations, security studies, Terrorism and Counterterrorism, Human Rights Violations, genocide, cyber warfare, weapons of mass destruction, war crimes, Transnational Crime, Water Security, energy security, food security, Natural Disasters, Civilian Protection, Humanitarian Assistance, International Peacekeeping, State-building, Security Sector Reform, political diplomacy, political mediation, International Law, European Union and security policy, China and security policy, India and security policy, Russia and security policy, United States and security policy, homeland security, Turkey and security policy, Syrian conflict, Civil Society, Peace Movements, Corporate security, global governance, European security policy, foreign security policy, David Held, Handbooks in Global Policy series