Asia Pacific Security

Human Security in the Asia-Pacific How does human security resonate with the Asia-Pacific security context? Although the 1994 UNDP report claimed to introduce a “new” security concept, expansive notions of security were not novel in the ...

Asia Pacific Security

This textbook provides an introduction to the international relations and security environment of the contemporary Asia-Pacific. The international team of expert authors introduce security studies concepts and terminology, examine the key actors in the region, explore in-depth the traditional and non-traditional security challenges, and frame the Asia-Pacific's international politics through several different international relations theories. Major topics covered include U.S.-China relations, India and Japan's changing roles, middle powers and small states, the possibility of arms races, maritime security, terrorism and transnational crime, human security, and technology and security. Asia-Pacific Security is written accessibly for undergraduate or Master's students who are studying the region for the first time, and the book is intended to be a core text for courses relating to security studies or the international relations of the region. Special features for students include chapter summaries, study questions, guides to further reading, and an extensive glossary.

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Asia-Pacific Security
Language: en
Pages: 312
Authors: Andrew Carr, Joanne Wallis
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-10-01 - Publisher: Georgetown University Press

This textbook provides an introduction to the international relations and security environment of the contemporary Asia-Pacific. The international team of expert authors introduce security studies concepts and terminology, examine the key actors in the region, explore in-depth the traditional and non-traditional security challenges, and frame the Asia-Pacific's international politics through
Asia-Pacific Security
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: William Tow, Mark Thomson, Yoshinobu Yamamoto, Satu Limaye
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-02-22 - Publisher: Routledge

The aim of this book is to explore the implications stemming from the recent upgrading of Australia-Japan-US security interactions and the implications for Asia-Pacific regional security that these represent. While a fully functioning trilateral security alliance binding Australia, Japan and the United States is unlikely to materialise or supplant existing
Asia-Pacific Security Challenges
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Anthony J. Masys, Leo S.F. Lin
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-09-25 - Publisher: Springer

This edited book examines the contemporary regional security concerns in the Asia-Pacific recognizing the ‘Butterfly effect’, the concept that small causes can have large effects: ‘the flap of a butterfly’s wings can cause a typhoon halfway around the world’. For many Asia-Pacific states, domestic security challenges are at least as
Asia-Pacific Security Cooperation: National Interests and Regional Order
Language: en
Pages: 296
Authors: See Seng Tan
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-12-18 - Publisher: Routledge

New developments in the Asia Pacific are forcing regional officials to rethink the way they manage security issues. The contributors to this work explore why some forms of security cooperation and institutionalisation in the region have proven more feasible than others.
The Asia-Pacific Security Lexicon
Language: en
Pages: 247
Authors: David H. Capie, Paul Evans, Paul M. Evans
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies

Identifies and defines the concepts and ideas central to security discourse in the Pacific region. This book looks at how concepts such as human security and non-traditional security have evolved and found adherents.