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Environmental Anarchy?: Security in the 21st Century

Mark Beeson

Abstract

Some of the most influential ideas about national and even global security reflect untenable, anachronistic strategic views that are simply no longer appropriate for contemporary international circumstances. At a time when climate change poses an existential threat to the continuation of life itself, there is an urgent need to rethink security priorities while we still can. This book provides an explanation of the failures and dangers of the conventional strategic wisdom, by examining the theoretical and practical basis of current security policies, especially in the United States and China. T ... More

Keywords: security, environment, strategy, United States, China, climate change, psychology, inequality

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9781529209389
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: January 2022 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781529209389.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Mark Beeson, author
University of Western Australia