Grave New World

Grave. New. World. Michael E. Brown We have tried to accomplish three main
things in this book: to advance understanding of contemporary national and
international security problems, to assess the prospects for security problems
over the ...

Author: Michael E. Brown

Publisher: Georgetown University Press

ISBN: 1589013352

Category: Political Science

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The optimism that arrived at the end of the cold war and marked the turn of the Millennium was shattered by September 11. In the aftermath of that event it is not unwarranted pessimism that lines the pages of Grave New World, it is unavoidable reality. Terrorism is but one aspect of many other wider concerns for national and international security, and the contributors to this volume not only warn us, but reward us as well with the clarity of their views into—and possible solutions for—a difficult, complicated future. They speak convincingly of the numerous military and non-military challenges that create security problems—whether those are interstate, intrastate, or transnational—many of which are being dangerously overlooked in public policy debates. The challenges and complexities might seem insurmountable but the first step in solving problems is recognizing that they exist. Grave New World provides an eye-opening assessment of the prospects for peace and security in the 21st century. Michael E. Brown frames these issues in his Introduction, "Security Challenges in the 21st Century;" and in his summation, "Security Problems and Security Policy in a Grave New World."
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Grave New World

GRAVE. NEW. WORLD. Stephen D. King is the author of When the Money Runs
Out: The End of Western Affluence (2013) and Losing Control: The Emerging
Threats to Western Prosperity (2010), both published by Yale. He was a
specialist ...

Author: Stephen D. King

Publisher: Yale University Press

ISBN: 9780300240078

Category: Business & Economics

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A controversial look at the end of globalization and what it means for prosperity, peace, and the global economic order Globalization, long considered the best route to economic prosperity, is not inevitable. An approach built on the principles of free trade and, since the 1980s, open capital markets, is beginning to fracture. With disappointing growth rates across the Western world, nations are no longer willing to sacrifice national interests for global growth; nor are their leaders able—or willing—to sell the idea of pursuing a global agenda of prosperity to their citizens. Combining historical analysis with current affairs, economist Stephen D. King provides a provocative and engaging account of why globalization is being rejected, what a world ruled by rival states with conflicting aims might look like, and how the pursuit of nationalist agendas could result in a race to the bottom. King argues that a rejection of globalization and a return to “autarky” will risk economic and political conflict, and he uses lessons from history to gauge how best to avoid the worst possible outcomes.
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Grave New World

Grave New World is fiction. Some of the characters in Grave New World were
inspired by actual persons, or are composites of people I have known or known
of, but none is intended to be a facsimile or representation of an actual person,
living ...

Author: ken sheffer

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1462818633

Category: Fiction

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It began as Global Warming, and then worsened to become known in the 22nd century as the Horrific Decline. Unless something drastic was done, the human race faced certain extinction. But because it had already progressed beyond the point of no return, nothing could be done to avert that fate unless they could somehow make changes to the past. Part science-fantasy and part romance, both serious and fun, Grave New World takes you on a new kind of adventure with intense and surprising turns. It is fiction to be enjoyed. We humans are the only species capable of bringing about our own extinction, and the only species so inclined. I wrote Grave New World to help raise the public consciousness about the perils of human impact on our environment, and to underscore our responsibilities for keeping this extraordinary planet a place where life can flourish. ken sheffer
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Grave New World

In this book Dr Dominika Oramus reads J.G. Ballard's fiction (and some of his non-fiction) as a record of the gradual internal degeneration of Western civilization in the second half of the twentieth century.

Author: Dominika Oramus

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ISBN: 0994098227

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In this book Dr Dominika Oramus reads J.G. Ballard's fiction (and some of his non-fiction) as a record of the gradual internal degeneration of Western civilization in the second half of the twentieth century. In sundry ways and styles Ballard's ostensibly very heterogeneous oeuvre depicts the same intangible catastrophe that has happened to the world. Contemporary reality is thus presented in his late prose as "post-apocalyptic" though we are not literally living amidst the ruins, the golden age is far behind us and we are witnessing the twilight of the West. Oramus achieves two aims in this study. First, the revelation of the Grave New World, that imaginary territory Ballard describes in his books, which is a combination of the turn-of-the-millennium world, intertextual allusions to both fiction and non-fiction, and Ballard's projections for the near future with its sociological idiosyncrasies. Oramus shows that no matter which literary conventions Ballard applies in a given text (science fiction, speculative fiction, detective story, thriller, war novel, or any other), he charts the very same territory and remains throughout primarily interested in the reaction of the human mind to the post-World War II reality - which is the common denominator of his diverse obsessions. Second, she sheds light on the spiritual condition and social problems of contemporary Western civilization as seen by Ballard, its ever so inquisitive member. Her technique in approaching Ballard is that of textual analysis and a close readings of passages of his texts that best show his exuberant stylistics; sometimes she also points out his references to literary and cultural theories. As far as said theories are concerned, Oramus follows Ballard's own readings. He very often alludes to critical schools and makes his characters discuss fashionable notions and ideas. She refers to the same sources: mostly psychoanalysts (many Ballardian characters are psychiatrists), but also historians and recent cultural theorists.
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Paths Towards a New World

We call these new groups the Corded Ware Culture in Northern Germany, the
Single Grave Culture in Denmark and the ... This style can take on regional
variations, but common for all are the earth burials in the form of skeleton graves
with ...

Author: Mats Larsson

Publisher: Oxbow Books

ISBN: 9781782972570

Category: History

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Covering the approximately 6,500 years from the beginning of the Late Mesolithic to the transition to the Bronze Age, Mats Larsson takes the reader on a journey through the development of Swedish prehistoric society and culture set against the backdrop of climatic and landscape change. Using examples selected from a wealth of archaeological sites, artefacts and palaeo-environmental studies he explores a series of chronological themes: such as how the relationship between land and water influenced people’s lives in many ways and the development of often long-distance cultural and exchange networks, as reflected in the occurrence of ‘foreign’ stone axes, flint, copper and pottery. He describes how innovations, such as the introduction of agriculture, spread rapidly during the Neolithic, incorporating characteristics of extensive northern European cultural groups, beginning with the Funnel Beaker Culture with its array of distinctive objects, settlements and burial monuments, while retaining some specific regional and local expressions in material culture. Later, certain characteristics of the Pitted Ware Culture, such as specific types of pottery decoration, were taken up in some areas while the emergence of some regional groups can be seen as a step in the ideological and social changes that led to what we today call the Battle Axe Culture. Towards the end of the Stone Age the battle axe was replaced by the dagger as a symbol of the male warrior as a more stable society emerged in many parts of the country, concentrated around large farms with longhouses. It was only at this late stage that agriculture and the raising of livestock gained a firm hold, and the landscape was opened up permanently.
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Selected Readings on Global Information Technology Contemporary Applications

Grave new world: Security challenges in the 21st century. Washington, DC:
Georgetown University Press. This article was written while on sabbatical at the
University of Victoria's School of Public Administration. The author is grateful for
the ...

Author: Rahman, Hakikur

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781605661179

Category: Business & Economics

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"This book offers articles focused on key issues concerning the development, design, and analysis of global IT"--Provided by publisher.
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A Grave New World

Author: Buzás Csilla

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ISBN: OCLC:1081622686

Category: Dystopias in literature

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The Evolving Sphere of Food Security

Security problems and security policy in a grave new world. In Grave New World:
Security Challenges in the 21st Century, ed. M. E. Brown. Washington, DC:
Georgetown University Press. Buzan, B. 1983. People, states, and fear: The
national ...

Author: Rosamond L. Naylor

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199398546

Category: Business & Economics

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Hundreds of millions of people still suffer from chronic hunger and food insecurity despite sufficient levels of global food production. The poor's inability to afford adequate diets remains the biggest constraint to solving hunger, but the dynamics of global food insecurity are complex and demand analysis that extends beyond the traditional domains of economics and agriculture. How do the policies used to promote food security in one country affect nutrition, food access, natural resources, and national security in other countries? How do the priorities and challenges of achieving food security change over time as countries develop economically? The Evolving Sphere of Food Security seeks to answer these two important questions and others by exploring the interconnections of food security to security of many kinds: energy, water, health, climate, the environment, and national security. Through personal stories of research in the field and policy advising at local and global scales, a multidisciplinary group of scholars provide readers with a real-world sense of the opportunities and challenges involved in alleviating food insecurity. In sub-Saharan Africa, for example, management of HIV/AIDS, the establishment of an equitable system of land property rights, and investment in solar-powered irrigation play an important role in improving food security---particularly in the face of global climate change. Meanwhile, food price spikes associated with the United States' biofuels policy continue to have spillover effects on the world's rural poor with implications for stability and national security. The Evolving Sphere of Food Security traces four key areas of the food security field: 1) the political economy of food and agriculture; 2) challenges for the poorest billion; 3) agriculture's dependence on resources and the environment; and 4) food in a national and international security context. This book connects these areas in a way that tells an integrated story about human lives, resource use, and the policy process.
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The Limits of Constitutional Democracy

DANIEL DEUDNEY The Constitution in the Grave New World Unexpectedly, a
grave new world of large-scale terrorism threatens the prospects for the free
world project and the United States' role in it. A mere long decade ago, in what
now ...

Author: Jeffrey K. Tulis

Publisher: Princeton University Press

ISBN: 0691147361

Category: Law

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Constitutional democracy is at once a flourishing idea filled with optimism and promise--and an enterprise fraught with limitations. Uncovering the reasons for this ambivalence, this book looks at the difficulties of constitutional democracy, and reexamines fundamental questions: What is constitutional democracy? When does it succeed or fail? Can constitutional democracies conduct war? Can they preserve their values and institutions while addressing new forms of global interdependence? The authors gathered here interrogate constitutional democracy's meaning in order to illuminate its future. The book examines key themes--the issues of constitutional failure; the problem of emergency power and whether constitutions should be suspended when emergencies arise; the dilemmas faced when constitutions provide and restrict executive power during wartime; and whether constitutions can adapt to such globalization challenges as immigration, religious resurgence, and nuclear arms proliferation. In addition to the editors, the contributors are Sotirios Barber, Joseph Bessette, Mark Brandon, Daniel Deudney, Christopher Eisgruber, James Fleming, William Harris II, Ran Hirschl, Gary Jacobsohn, Benjamin Kleinerman, Jan-Werner Müller, Kim Scheppele, Rogers Smith, Adrian Vermeule, and Mariah Zeisberg.
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The Limits of Constitutional Democracy

DANIEL DEUDNEY The Constitution in the Grave New World Unexpectedly, a
grave new world of large-scale terrorism threatens the prospects for the free
world project and the United States' role in it. A mere long decade ago, in what
now ...

Author: Jeffrey K. Tulis

Publisher: Princeton University Press

ISBN: 9781400836796

Category: Law

Page: 360

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Constitutional democracy is at once a flourishing idea filled with optimism and promise--and an enterprise fraught with limitations. Uncovering the reasons for this ambivalence, this book looks at the difficulties of constitutional democracy, and reexamines fundamental questions: What is constitutional democracy? When does it succeed or fail? Can constitutional democracies conduct war? Can they preserve their values and institutions while addressing new forms of global interdependence? The authors gathered here interrogate constitutional democracy's meaning in order to illuminate its future. The book examines key themes--the issues of constitutional failure; the problem of emergency power and whether constitutions should be suspended when emergencies arise; the dilemmas faced when constitutions provide and restrict executive power during wartime; and whether constitutions can adapt to such globalization challenges as immigration, religious resurgence, and nuclear arms proliferation. In addition to the editors, the contributors are Sotirios Barber, Joseph Bessette, Mark Brandon, Daniel Deudney, Christopher Eisgruber, James Fleming, William Harris II, Ran Hirschl, Gary Jacobsohn, Benjamin Kleinerman, Jan-Werner Müller, Kim Scheppele, Rogers Smith, Adrian Vermeule, and Mariah Zeisberg.
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The English Orphans Or A Home in the New World

I can see the very tree from here , and may - be your younger eyes can make out
the graves . He ought to have a grave stun , for he was a good feller . ” : The new
moon was shining , and Mary , who came to her husband ' s side , could plainly ...

Author: Mary Jane Holmes

Publisher:

ISBN: HARVARD:HN1TMD

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On the Edge of Earth

Cited in Jason Sherman, “Grave New World,” Armed Forces Journal International
, November 1999, 18. See also Tidal W. McCoy, “Seeking American Space
Dominance,” Space News, February 2–8, 1998, 15.5. See, for example,
Alejandro ...

Author: Steven Lambakis

Publisher: University Press of Kentucky

ISBN: 9780813145785

Category: Technology & Engineering

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The United States has long exploited Earth's orbits to enhance security, generate wealth, and solidify its position as a world leader. America's ambivalence toward military activities in space, however, has the potential to undermine our future security. Many in Washington possess a peculiar regard for space and warfare. Some perceive space as a place to defend and fight for America's vital interests. Others -- whose voices are frequently dominant and manifested in public rhetoric, funded defense programs, international diplomacy, and treaty commitments -- look upon space as a preserve not to be despoiled by earthly strife. After forty years of discussion, the debate over America's role in space rages on. In light of the steady increase in international satellite activity for commercial and military purposes, American's vacillation on this issue could begin to pose a real threat to our national security. Steven Lambakis argues that this policy dysfunction will eventually manifest itself in diminished international political leverage, the forfeiture of technological advances, and the squandering of valuable financial resources. Lambakis reviews key political, military, and business developments in space over the past four decades. Emphasizing that we should not take our unobstructed and unlimited access to space for granted, he identifies potential space threats and policy flaws and proposes steps to meet national security demands for the twenty-first century.
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Weapons Proliferation and War in the Greater Middle East

Grave New World: Security Challenges in the Twenty-first Century (Washington,
DC: Georgetown University Press, 2003), 314. 39 Quoted in Walter Pincus, “
Future of US Nuclear Arsenal Debated,” Washington Post, 4 May 2003, A6. 40
Walter ...

Author: Richard L. Russell

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781134213887

Category: History

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This important new book explores the strategic reasons behind the proliferation of nuclear, biological and chemical weapons as well as ballistic missile delivery systems in the Greater Middle East. It examines the uses and limitations of chemical weapons in regional combat, ballistic missile warfare and defenses, as well as Iran's drive for nuclear weapons and the likely regional reactions should Tehran acquire a nuclear weapons inventory. This book also discusses Chinese assistance to WMD and ballistic programs in the Greater Middle East. Finally, this book recommends policy options for American diplomacy to counter the challenges posed by WMD proliferation. This essential study prepares the ground for the challenges facing the international community. Richard Russell is a professor at the National Defense University's Near East-South Asia Center for Strategic Studies in Washington, DC. He also teaches at the Security Studies Program at Georgetown University. He previously served as a political-military analyst at the CIA.
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Old and New World Lyrics

AT THE GRAVE OF KEA TS . A rose hedge bloomed along a sheltering wall ;
And dying wafts of summer , soft exhaled , Were borne from petals , trembling to
the fall . Then , while the great sun ' s glorv slowly failed , And softly stirred In
sound ...

Author: Clinton Scollard

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ISBN: NYPL:33433066569223

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Webster s New World Thesaurus

Webster's New World ... Ant. thanklessness. indifference, grave weighty, tant ous,
a. ... 3 [Solemn] solemn. serious, sober, earnest; see grave crypt, home*, n.
mausoleum, six vault, feet sepulcher, of earth, catacomb, final tomb, restlong pit,
ing ...

Author: Webster's New World

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781416533283

Category: Education

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When you need the right word, right away-turn to Webster's New World™ Thesaurus EASY...Organized alphabetically just like a dictionary, with no confusing number systems. ACCESSIBLE...Only common words are used in the main entry list -- never esoteric words that you would not think of looking for. COMPREHENSIVE...Brims with synonyms, antonyms, and phrases other word finders overlook -- so you're never at a loss for words. UP-TO-THE-MINUTE...Expanded and updated! Packed with additional listings and synonyms to reflect today's latest scientific, medical, and other technical terms. INDISPENSABLE...Featuring carefully selected antonyms -- this is a must-have reference tool that individualizes your writing and makes it come alive.
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Introduction to International and Global Studies Second Edition

Grave new world: Security challenges in the 21st century. Washington, D.C.:
Georgetown University Press. Brunborg, H., and E. Tabeau. 2005. Demography
of conflict and violence: an emerging field. European Journal of Population 21 (2/
3): ...

Author: Shawn C. Smallman

Publisher: UNC Press Books

ISBN: 9781469621661

Category: Political Science

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This innovative introduction to international and global studies, updated and revised in a new edition, offers instructors in the social sciences and humanities a core textbook for teaching undergraduates in this rapidly growing field. Encompassing the latest scholarship in what is a markedly interdisciplinary endeavor, Shawn Smallman and Kimberley Brown introduce key concepts, themes, and issues and then examine each in lively chapters on essential topics that include the history of globalization; economic, political, and cultural globalization; security, energy, and development; health; agriculture and food; and the environment. Within these topics, the authors explore such timely and pressing subjects as commodity chains, labor (including present-day slavery), human rights, multinational corporations, and the connections among them. New to this edition: * The latest research on debates over privacy rights and surveillance since Edward Snowden's disclosures * Updates on significant political and economic developments throughout the world, including a new case study of European Union, Icelandic, and Greek responses to the 2008 fiscal crisis * The newest information about the rise of fracking, the Fukushima nuclear disaster, the decline of the Peak Oil movement, and climate change, including the latter's effects on the Arctic and Antarctica * A dedicated website with authors' blog and a teaching tab with syllabi, class activities, and well-designed, classroom-tested resources * An updated teacher's manual available online, including sample examination questions, additional resources for each chapter, and special assistance for teaching ESL students * Updated career advice for international studies majors
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New World Review

... the building of peace and friendship and the attainment of a better and secure
life for themselves . young people in Cuba before the revolution faced grave
problems . ... Young Society smilingly said : " When I first 16 NEW WORLD
REVIEW.

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ISBN: STANFORD:36105024272481

Category: Soviet Union

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Whispers of a Dying Flame A Post Apocalyptic Collection

hero went about his mundane tasks of daily survival in this Grave New World. At
one timeI worked witha youngwoman who becamevery enamoredof me, quite
kooky in a delightful way, who once gushed that it would be cool if the world
ended ...

Author: Grant McMaster

Publisher: Aetherial Publishing

ISBN: 9781909353008

Category: Fiction

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Whispers of a Dying Flame is a compilation of post apocalyptic short stories that takes the reader through the established post apocalyptic wastelands, into science fiction and finally visits the dark realms of supernatural desolation.
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Death in the New World

Grave. Missions: Christianizing. Death. in. New. England. IF THE STORY of
missionary work in New France is replete with miracles, such as the remarkable
healing powers ofJean de Brébeuf's holy bones, there are fewer such wondrous
tales ...

Author: Erik R. Seeman

Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press

ISBN: 9780812206005

Category: History

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Reminders of death were everywhere in the New World, from the epidemics that devastated Indian populations and the mortality of slaves working the Caribbean sugar cane fields to the unfamiliar diseases that afflicted Europeans in the Chesapeake and West Indies. According to historian Erik R. Seeman, when Indians, Africans, and Europeans encountered one another, they could not ignore the similarities in their approaches to death. All of these groups believed in an afterlife to which the soul or spirit traveled after death. As a result all felt that corpses—the earthly vessels for the soul or spirit—should be treated with respect, and all mourned the dead with commemorative rituals. Seeman argues that deathways facilitated communication among peoples otherwise divided by language and custom. They observed, asked questions about, and sometimes even participated in their counterparts' rituals. At the same time, insofar as New World interactions were largely exploitative, the communication facilitated by parallel deathways was often used to influence or gain advantage over one's rivals. In Virginia, for example, John Smith used his knowledge of Powhatan deathways to impress the local Indians with his abilities as a healer as part of his campaign to demonstrate the superiority of English culture. Likewise, in the 1610-1614 war between Indians and English, the Powhatans mutilated English corpses because they knew this act would horrify their enemies. Told in a series of engrossing narratives, Death in the New World is a landmark study that offers a fresh perspective on the dynamics of cross-cultural encounters and their larger ramifications in the Atlantic world.
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Superpower Dilemmas

GRAVE. NEW. WORLD. We have now entered one more great East-West crisis,
and it is quite different from what most of us expected. Instead of a direct
confrontation between the two power blocs, we now witness striking indecision
on both ...

Author: Michael Arthur Ledeen

Publisher: Transaction Publishers

ISBN: 1412835445

Category: History

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