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The Quest for Security: Protection Without Protectionism and the Challenge of Global Governance

Joseph Stiglitz and Mary Kaldor


This book confronts the quest for security arising from the social, economic, environmental, and political crises and transformations of our century. It begins with an expansive, balanced analysis of the global landscape and the factors contributing to the growth of insecurity. Whereas earlier studies have touched on how globalization has increased economic insecurity and how geopolitical changes may have contributed to military insecurity, this volume looks for some common threads: in a globalized world without a global government, with a system of global governance not up to the task, how do ... More

Keywords: security, economic insecurity, geopolitical changes, military insecurity, global governance, globalization, personal security, political participation, environment, urbanization

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780231156868
Published to Columbia Scholarship Online: November 2015 DOI:10.7312/columbia/9780231156868.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Joseph Stiglitz, editor

Mary Kaldor, editor

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