By Mely Caballero-Anthony, Youngho Chang, Nur Azha Putra
Conventional notions of safeguard are premised at the primacy of nation protection. when it comes to strength safeguard, conventional coverage considering has enthusiastic about making sure offer with no a lot emphasis on socioeconomic and environmental affects. Non-traditional defense (NTS) students argue that threats to human safety became more and more favourite because the finish of the chilly warfare, and that it really is hence serious to undertake a holistic and multidisciplinary process in addressing emerging power wishes. This quantity represents the views of students from throughout Asia, taking a look at assorted features of power safety via a non-traditional safety lens. the problems lined contain environmental and socioeconomic affects, the function of the marketplace, the function of civil society, strength sustainability and coverage tendencies within the ASEAN quarter.
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