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Rethinking the 21st Century: New Problems, Old Solutions Laura Sjoberg

Rethinking the 21st Century: New Problems, Old Solutions

Laura Sjoberg

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ISBN : 9781848130074
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288 pages
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 About the Book 

This bookbrings context and perspective to the security problems of today.Global security and stability is now challenged not only by states and nuclear war, but by insurgency, disease, environmental degradation and military privatisation. Yet theMoreThis book brings context and perspective to the security problems of today. Global security and stability is now challenged not only by states and nuclear war, but by insurgency, disease, environmental degradation and military privatisation.  Yet the way we perceive politics can be dangerously stark and ahistorical. The authors show that, far from being a clean break, the new problems faced today might actually have old solutions.  What can Locke tell us about terrorists?  What does Bentham have to say about sanctions?  What are the ethics of outsourcing war to private companies?  By looking back to decades and even centuries of ethical analysis and political theory, this book provides fascinating insight into all these questions.