The Asia-Pacific Security Lexicon, 2nd Edition

  • Richard L. Daft Vanderbilt University
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  • ISBN-10: 9812304975
  • ISBN-13: 9789812304971
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 248 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2007 | Published/Released June 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2007

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Identifies and defines the key concepts and ideas central to security discourse in the region. Examines the origins and meanings of some of the new terms in common usage in a different historical setting, among them "terrorism", "pre-emption", and China's "peaceful rise". And it looks at how concepts such as "human security" and "non-traditional security" have evolved and found new adherents.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Introduction to the Second Edition.
1: Ad Hoc Multilateralism.
2: A La Carte Multilateralism.
3: The “Asean Way”.
4: Balance of Power.
5: Bilateralism.
6: Coalition of the Willing.
7: Coercive Diplomacy.
8: Collective Defence.
9: Collective Security.
10: Common Security.
11: Comprehensive Security.
12: Concert of Powers.
13: Concerted Unilateralism.
14: Confidence-Building Measures.
15: Confidence- and Security-Building Measures.
16: Constructive Intervention.
17: Cooperative Security.
18: Engagement.
19: Flexible Consensus.
20: Human Security.
21: Humanitarian Intervention.
22: Middle Power.
23: Multilateralism.
24: Mutual Security.
25: New Security Approach.
26: Non-Traditional Security.
27: Open Regionalism.
28: Peaceful Rise.
29: Pre-Emption and Preventive War.
30: Preventive Diplomacy.
31: Security Community.
32: Terrorism.
33: Track One.
34: Track One-and-a-Half.
35: Track Two.
36: Track Three.
37: Transparency.
38: Trust-Building Measures.
About the Authors.

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Richard L. Daft

Richard L. Daft is the Brownlee O. Currey, Jr., Professor of Management in the Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University. Dr. Daft specializes in the study of organization theory and leadership and is a fellow of the Academy of Management. He has served on the editorial boards of the Academy of Management Journal, Administrative Science Quarterly and Journal of Management Education. He has been the associate editor-in-chief of Organization Science and served for three years as associate editor of Administrative Science Quarterly. Dr. Daft has authored or co-authored 14 books and written dozens of scholarly articles, papers and chapters in academic books. A noted expert in organization behavior and organization design, Dr. Daft is one of today's most highly cited academics in the fields of economics and business.