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Global Governance, Development and Human Security 9780745314211

Global Governance, Development and Human Security

The Challenge of Poverty and Inequality

ISBN-10: 074531421X
ISBN-13: 9780745314211
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PUBLISHER: Pluto Press
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Product Description: In this innovative new book, Caroline Thomas argues that the global development and security agendas are merging. No longer is the language of security confined within the straitjacket of the state and associated national security concerns. The spotlight is shifting to the legitimate security concerns of human beings. The book examines how development is promoted by global governance institutions and how this has impacted on human security in the 1990s. Thomas focuses on the effects of trade, finance, and investment liberalisation on deepening inequality. She explores different approaches for addressing the deepening inequality which threatens the economy at all levels, from the household, to the community, to the global. The book investigates reformist and transformist visions of the future and the contrasting policies tabled for their achievements. Thomas argues that ultimately human security requires a different developmental strategy.

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PAGES: 168
CATEGORY: Business & Economics, Political Science
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