DOI: 10.12924/johs2013.09010027 |Publication Date: 4 September 2013

A Review of "Human Security in World Affairs: Problems and Opportunities"

Arthur L. Fredeen
Natural Resources and Environmental Studies Institute, University of Northern British Columbia, Canada
Abstract: While security of our hominid encampments and settlements must have been at or near the top of our species priorities since our evolution some several hundred thousand years ago, awareness of the magnitude of our alterations, interactions and impacts on our world is a very recent event. Even more recent is our collective and growing angst over how are species is to secure some sort of permanence on a planet that is ultimately governed by natural forces and is forever changing.

Keywords: challenges and opportunities for human security; environmental security; human security


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