Preface. Acknowledgements. List of Contributors. Environmental and Human Security: Then and Now; A.D. Hecht and P. H. Liotta.- Acknowledgements. Introduction; P.H. Liotta.- I: Approaches to Environmental and Human Security.
Zombie Concepts and Boomerang Effects: Uncertainty, Risk, and Security Intersection through the Lens of Environmental Change; P.H. Liotta and A.W. Shearer.- Measuring Human Security: Methodological Challenges and the Importance of Geographically Referenced Determinants; T. Owen.- II: Environmental Challenges: Examples from North Africa, the Balkans, and the Middle East.
Drylands in Crisis: Environmental Change and Human Response; D. Mouat and J. Lancaster.- Desertification in Jordan: A Security Issue; Mu'taz Al-Alawi.- Global Environmental Change and the International Efforts Concerning Environmental Conservation; Liviu-Daniel Galatchi.- Management of Environmental Challenges and Sustainability of Bulgarian Agriculture; H. Bachev.- Regional Assessment of Landscape and Land Use Change in the Mediterranean Region: Morocco Case Study (1981-2003); M.S. Nash et al.- III: Human Challenges: Case Studies.
Human Security for an Urban Century: Local Challenges, Global Perspectives; R.J. Lawson et al.- Urbanization and Environmental Security: Infrastructure Development, Environmental Indicators, and Sustainability; N. Bobylev.- Approaching Environmental Security: From Stability to Sustainability; S.R. Heame.- The Human Security Dilemma: Lost Opportunities, Appropriated Concepts, or Actual Change? R. Christie.- Securing Humans and/or Environment in the Post-Conflict Balkans; B. Vankovska and T. Mileski.- Environmental Justice and Health Disparities in Appalachia, Ohio: Local Cases with Global Implications; M. Morrone.- IV: Acting on Hazard Impacts: Examples from Sub-Saharan Africa, Eastern Europe, and Central Asia.
Poverty-Environment Linkages and their Implications for Security: With Reference to Rwanda;D.H. Smith.- Human and Environmental Security in the Sahel: A Modest Strategy for Success; C.R. Jebb et al.- Environment and Security in Eastern Europe; O. Udovyk.- Environmental Issues of the Kyrgyz Republic and Central Asia; A. K.Tynybekov et al.- Environmental Change in the Aral Sea Region: New Approaches to Water Treatment; R. Khaydarov and R. Khaydarov.- Environmental Change of the Semipalatinsk Test Site by Nuclear Fallout Contamination; G. Ospanova et al.- V: Environmental Change and Human Impact Linkages.
Summary, Conclusions, and Recommendations for Policy and Research; D. Mouat and W.G. Kepner
Compiles the most up-to-date review on human and environmental security and their linkages
Provides a provocative discussion on a newly emerging concept which seeks to link environmental condition to an evolving definition of security
Explores likely impacts of environmental change and hazards on social, economical, and political dimensions of human society
Contributes both a multi-disciplinary and multi-lateral perspective to the issue of security by combining the talents and experience of physical and social scientists
Includes case studies and examples from the Middle East, North Africa, Europe, Central Asia, and North America