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Human Security and Cross-Border Cooperation in East Asia

Editors:
Hernandez, Carolina G.
Kim, Eun Mee
Mine, Yoichi
Xiao, Ren

ISBN:
978 3 319 95239 0
Format:
Hardback
Pages:
300
List price(s):
119.99 USD
89.99 GBP
99.99 EUR

Publication date:
18 September 2018

Short description: 

This book takes up a wide variety of human security challenges beyond the dimension of human conflict, and looks at both natural and human disasters that the East Asian region faces or is attempting to resolve.

Full description: 

This book takes up a wide variety of human security challenges beyond the dimension of human conflict, and looks at both natural and human disasters that the East Asian region faces or is attempting to resolve. While discussing various human security issues, the case studies offer practical lessons to address serious human security challenges in the framework of the ASEAN Plus Three and beyond. Against the backdrop of multifaceted globalization and parochial reactions thereto, this book is a powerful contribution to universal human security.

Table of contents: 

1. Human Security in East Asia: Beyond Crises By Carolina G. HERNANDEZ, Eun Mee KIM, Yoichi MINE, and REN Xiao 2. Toward a Theory of Human SecurityBy Akihiko Tanaka 3.Sovereignty Issues in a Humanitarian Emergency: The 2008 Sichuan EarthquakeBy Woo Yeal PAIK 4. Human Security after the Great East Japan Earthquake: Rethinking the Role of External Assistance.- By Oscar A. GOMEZ 5. Colliding Disasters: Conflict and Tsunami in the Context of Human Security in Aceh, IndonesiaBy Vidhyandika Djati PERKASA 6. Cyclone Nargis in Myanmar: The Perfect Storm?By Brendan M. HOWE 7. The Haiyan Crisis: Empowering the Local, Engaging the GlobalBy Perlita M. FRAGO-MARASIGAN 8. China in the Fight against the Ebola Crisis: Human Security PerspectivesBy Shunji CUI 9. Human Insecurity Scourge: The Land Grabbing Crisis in CambodiaBy Sovachana POU and Paul Chambers 10. The Protracted Crisis in Mindanao: Japan's Cooperation and Human SecurityBy Sachiko ISHIKAWA and Dennis QUILALA 11. South Korea's Refugee Policies: National and Human Security PerspectivesBy Shin-wha LEE 12. Trafficking of Fishermen in Southeast Asia: Sovereignty Questions and Regional Challenges.- By Surangrut JUMNIANPOL, Nithi NUANGJAMNONG, and Sompong SRAKAEW 13. Conclusion: Ownership and Collaboration for Human Security in East AsiaBy Carolina G. HERNANDEZ, Eun Mee KIM, Yoichi MINE, REN Xiao, and Ako MUTO

Biography: 

Carolina G. Hernandez is Professor Emeritus of Political Science, University of the Philippines Diliman, the Philippines. Eun Mee Kim is Professor and Dean of the Graduate School of International Studies, Ewha Womans University, Republic of Korea. Yoichi Mine is Professor in the Graduate School of Global Studies, Doshisha University, Japan. Ren Xiao is Professor in the Institute of International Studies, Fudan University, China.

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