Vulnerability and Violence: The Impact of Globalisation

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'Vulnerability' is now a key term in globalisation studies. It is used to describe how globalisation impacts on individual security, local communities and even global flows of trade, finance and investment. Yet there has been little attempt to interrogate the term and what it is trying to express about globalisation. Peadar Kirby examines what is really meant by 'vulnerability' and links it to new forms of violence that have resulted from decreased security and social cohesion. He argues that vulnerability and violence are ...

Vulnerability and Violence: The Impact of Globalisation 2006, Pluto Press (UK), London, England

ISBN-13: 9780745322872

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