Tuesday, July 28, 2009


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Institute for Workplace Studies----------------- Professor Samuel B. Bacharach
School of Industrial & Labor Relations
-------- Director, Institute for Workplace Studies
Cornell University
16 East 34th Street, 4th floor
---------------------- Stuart Basefsky
New York, NY 10016
-------------------------------Director, IWS News Bureau

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Arab Human Development Report 2009 [21 July 2009]
Challenges to Human Security in the Arab Countries
[full-text,288 pages]

Press Release 21 July 2009
"Human Security" offers new way to understand development challenges in the Arab region

   *   Foreword, team and table of contents
    * Executive summary
    * Chapter 1: Applying the concept of human security in the Arab countries
    * Chapter 2: The environment, resource pressures and human security in the Arab countries
    * Chapter 3: The Arab State and human security - performance and prospects
    * Chapter 4: The personal insecurity of vulnerable groups
    * Chapter 5: Challenges to economic security
    * Chapter 6: Hunger, nutrition and human security
    * Chapter 7: Approaching health through human security - a road not taken
    * Chapter 8: Occupation, military intervention and human insecurity
    * Chapter 9: Concluding reflections
    * Bibliography and references
    * Annex I: Human development indicators in the Arab countries
    * Annex II: Indicators of governance in the Arab countries
    * Annex III: The human security survey

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