In this post-Cold War period, true security has less to do with how many tanks or soldiers a country can marshall, and more with how well it protects its arable lands and watersheds and how well it manages to meet people's social and economic needs. |Military means are often irrelevant or counter-productive in this new security equation: they are a depreciating asset. Instead, the military budgets that have carried over from the Cold War need to be turned towards the broad challenge of sustainable development: investing in education, health care, family planning, reforestation and soil stabilisation. Fighting for Survival sketches the shape of a new balance in security investments, one that de-emphasises military means and territorial security and accentuates the social, economic and environmental underpinnings of security.
There are currently no reviews for this product. Be the first to review this product!
Your orders support book donation projects
I have always been MOST impressed by the efficiency, courtesy, integrity and professionalism of NHBS!
Search and browse over 110,000 wildlife and science products
Multi-currency. Secure worldwide shipping
Wildlife, science and conservation since 1985