Threats to human security do not necessarily take cataclysmic forms such as war or natural disaster, nor does human insecurity exist solely within a suspended living environment like refugee camps. This publication explores less obvious threats to human security and how people and communities face them.--Publisher's description.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Introduction : East Asia in a human security perspective / Michio Umegaki pt. 1. Living with human insecurity. Embracing human insecurity : Agent Orange-Dioxin and the legacies of the war in Viet Nam / Michio Umegaki, Vu Le Thao Chi, and Tran Duc Phan The ageing community : human insecurity in a "developed" society / Sutoshi Watanabe Choice of their own, choice from their need : people on the move in rural northeast Thailand / Atsushi Watabe and Chaicharn Wongsamun Rural changes and ageing in human insecurity in northern Thailand / Liwa Pardthaisong-Chaipanich pt. 2. Intervening in human insecurity. Landlessness and development : policy purposes and policy outcomes in Southeast Asia / Lynn Thiesmeyer Policy coordination beyond borders : Japan-China environmental policy practices in Shenyang and Chengdu, China / Wang Xue-ping and Yoshika Sekine ASEAN migrant workers : from poverty to human-security-based competitiveness / Patcharawalai Wongboonsin Pesticide dependence in agriculture : policy for productivity and policy for security in Viet Nam / Tran Duc Vien and Pham Van Hoi Creating a community : ageing in urban Japan / Daisike Watanabe Human security practices in a highland minority project / Lynn Theismeyer and Seewigaa Kittiyoungkun Epilogue : research in human insecurity / Michio Umegaki.