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The Geopolitics of Human Enhancement: Applying the ‘Multi-Sum Security Principle

  • Nayef R. F. Al-Rodhan
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Abstract

In my book, The Five Dimensions of Global Security: Proposal for a Multi-Sum Security Principle,1 I outline a new, multifaceted approach to global security. It is my contention that global security can no longer be considered merely a collection of different nations acting strictly on behalf of their own national security interests. In the globalized world we live in, security concerns have moved dramatically beyond national borders and must now be evaluated from all levels, starting with the individual and the nation state and working up to environmental, transnational and transcultural issues.

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National Security Human Dignity Human Trafficking Human Race Environmental Security 
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© Nayef R.F. Al-Rodhan 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  • Nayef R. F. Al-Rodhan
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.St Antony’s CollegeOxford UniversityUK
  2. 2.Geneva Centre for Security PolicyGenevaSwitzerland

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