Ch. 11, Human Security: Migration, Global Health, and the Environment (400-442)
Global Perspectives (435)
- What pressures can states in the region affected by the haze put on Indonesia to improve enforecement of burning bans?
- Many economists argue that economic development should take priority and commitmenmt to the environment will follow. What is the problem with this view?
- How does global warming provide more incentive for the Indonesian government to act?
Discussion Questions (442)
- Explain why migration is both a human rights issue and a humanitarian issue.
- Find two news articles that explain how receiving states and addressing the influx of new migrants.
- International cooperation on health has traditionally been viewed as a functionalist issue, but increasingly the issue has been politicized. What has changed? With what effect? Cite specific examples.
- Global warming, unlike some other environmental issues, is a problem of the global commons. Why are problems of the global commons particularly difficult to solve?
- Select two news accounts that address the trade-off between economic development and environmental sustainability. Can these two objectives be harmonized in the twenty-first century? Why or why not?