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Landmines and Human Security : International Politics and War's Hidden Legacy

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An impressive array of activists, scholars, government officials, journalists, and landmine victims themselves are gathered here to tell the dramatic and inspiring story of the International Campaign to Ban Landmines (ICBL). Organized in the early 1990s, the ICBL is a network of more than one thousand nongovernmental organizations worldwide, working for a global ban on landmines. It was an important force behind the treaty to ban antipersonnel landmines that was signed in Ottawa in 1997, and which led to its being awarded the 1997 Nobel Peace Prize, along with its coordinator.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 318 pages
  • 157.5 x 233.7 x 25.4mm | 544.32g
  • Albany, NY, United States
  • English
  • Annotated
  • Annotated edition
  • Total Illustrations: 0
  • 0791463095
  • 9780791463093

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"There are important lessons to be learned, and Landmines and Human Security gives us the tools to apply these lessons as we move forward, both to universalize the Ottawa Treaty and to meet other challenges in today's dangerous and complex world."
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About Sir Paul McCartney

Richard A. Matthew is Associate Professor of International and Environmental Politics and Director of the Center for Unconventional Security Affairs at the University of California at Irvine.

Bryan McDonald is Assistant Director of the Center for Unconventional Security Affairs at the University of California at Irvine.

Kenneth R. Rutherford is Assistant Professor of Political Science at Southwest Missouri State University and cofounder of the Landmine Survivors Network.
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