Te Quest or Global Security
Protection Without Protectionism and theChallenge of Global Governance
Mary Kaldor and Joseph e. stiglitz
In countries around the world, ordinary citizens eel under threat. As thisbook goes to press, citizens in the advanced industrial countries worry about their jobs and about their uture and that o their children. Will they be able to retire in comort? Will governments be able to deliver on the re-tirement benets they promised? Although those in many o the emergingmarkets have never had things so good, they understand the precariousnesso their ortunes.For those who see their way beyond the immediacy o the economiccrisis, there are more insecurities—rom violence, whether the home-breddomestic variety or that o terrorists rom abroad. And urther into theuture lie the risks posed by climate change.In other parts o the world, this gradation o risk operates the otherway round. Te threats o violence and climate change are experienced asimmediate dangers. In zones o insecurity, people are killed, raped, robbed,expelled rom their homes, kidnapped, or taken hostage. And in environ-mentally vulnerable areas, they are the victims o excessive ooding or o amine on an increasing scale. And beyond these immediate dangers, they are oen extremely poor, living on less than a dollar a day, without accessto clean water and sanitation, healthcare, jobs, or even homes.