Global Trends 2007

Vulnerability and Human Security in the 21st Century

Tobias Debiel, Dirk Messner, Franz Nuscheler (ed.)

Development and Peace Foundation
(Stiftung Entwicklung und Frieden - SEF)

Bonn 2006; 96pp; 12.00 €; paperback
ISBN 3-927626-44-9

Global Trends 2007 explores some of the key challenges arising in the first decade of the 21st century, drawing on the latest research findings and a wealth of statistical data. It combines factual information with well-structured analysis and recommendations for policy action. The publication's particular strengths are its clear and accessible format and its interdisciplinary approach.

The work focusses primarily on global vulnerabilities and human security – issues explored in depth by the editors in their comprehensive introduction. The English edition also contains selected articles from the subject areas:

- World Order and Peace
- World Society and Development
- World Economy and Natural Resources
- Environmental Change and Transnational Spill-over Effects.

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