Paper $35.00 ISBN: 9780745329376 Published May 2010 For Sale in All Americas and the Caribbean except Canada
Cloth $100.00 ISBN: 9780745329383 Published May 2010 For Sale in All Americas and the Caribbean except Canada

Losing Control: Global Security in the 21st Century

Paul Rogers

Losing Control: Global Security in the 21st Century

Paul Rogers

Distributed for Pluto Press

256 pages | 5.31496 x 8.46457 | © 2010
Paper $35.00 ISBN: 9780745329376 Published May 2010 For Sale in All Americas and the Caribbean except Canada
Cloth $100.00 ISBN: 9780745329383 Published May 2010 For Sale in All Americas and the Caribbean except Canada

When Losing Control was first published a decade ago it was years ahead of its time. Its argument was simple - the real causes of global insecurity were the widening socio-economic divide, global marginalisation and environmental limitations, especially climate change and conflict over energy resources.

Paul Rogers, one of the most original thinkers on international security, pointed to a world in which irregular warfare from the margins would prevent powerful states from maintaining their position. He even predicted accurately how the United States would respond to a catastrophic attack.

The new edition brings the whole analysis right up to date, arguing persuasively that the world’s elite cannot maintain control and that a far more emancipatory and sustainable approach to global security has to be developed.

Contents

Introduction to the First Edition
Introduction to the Second Edition
Introduction to the Third Edition
Abbreviations
1. A Violent Peace
2. Learning from the Cold War
3. Nuclear Futures
4. Taming the Jungle
5. The New Security Paradigm
6. Losing Control
7. Shifting the Paradigm
8. 11 September and the New American Century
9. War on Terror and Axis of Evil
10. Old and New Thinking
Notes
Bibliography
Index

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