Book Details

Book title: Politics of Climate Change and Global Peace and Security
Author(s): Vijay Khare
ISBN: 9789390095216
Publication Year: 2021
Binding: HB
Pages: 268
Price: Rs. 1095 Rs. 1095
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This book focuses on a very significant current issue, which is highly relevant in the present context, which is completely unexplored in an in-depth manner. The concept of Climate Change has been discussed minutely by the author. It states how climate change affects on global politics peace and security. Especially, the author has emphasised, climate change is not only a topic of discussion but also one of the serious issues which need a special action to be taken.

This book gives detail information about how climate change is becoming the greatest threats across the globe. The author has genuinely attempted to ponder over the importance of climate change and global peace and security. The book explicates how India-US working constructively to control climate change for the betterment of the world. It has included much useful information as this issue is worldwide important. Through this book, the author has portrayed the intricate and multidimensional importance of Climate change.

The most remarkable thing about this book is, the author has successfully remounted and tried to trace the productive journey of India-US towards climate change through numerous pacts and agreements. It gives the glimpses of how India-US strategically tackled the climate change issues and role of India in under the leadership of newly elected US President, Joe Biden.  Finally, this book has clearly stated how the climate change issue is a crucial factor and it affects on global peace and security. Ultimately, this book is an essential work to study in deep the Climate change and global peace and security.

A must-read book for scholars, political analyst, environmental expertise, academicians across the globe.

ABOUT Author

Dr. Vijay S. Khare is Professor & Head, Department of Defence and Strategie Studies (DDSS), Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU). Dr. Khare was awarded the Fulbright-Nehru Fellowship by USA and Erasmus Fellowship by the European Commission. He was also awarded Partial Fellowship by the United Nations University, Tokyo, Japan. Dr. Khare was selected for the United Nations Short Course on "Hologrammatic Terrorism" United Nations. Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute, University of Rome. Italy. He completed Executive Leadership Program and Advanced Mediation and Peacemaking at the University of London, UK. Dr. Khare received his Post-Doctoral Fellowship from the University Grants Commission (UGC), and Social Scientist award for the research work under the Indo- French Social Scientist ExehangeProgranme at the Foundation Maison des Sciences de l`Homme, Paris. US State Department invited Dr. Khare under the International Visitors programme to attend `the US Multilateral Diplomacy` program. He also completed "Academy Leadership Academy" programme at the Center for the Study of Higher Education, Pennsylvania State University, USA. As the Director of the International Centre, Dr. Khare provides excellent leadership to all international engagements. Under his dynamic leadership, collaborations have been extended with renowned universities. He is engaged in a number of national and international projects and actively involved in European Commission funded projects. He was instrumental in completing more than 16 international projects, namely. Erasmus Mundus. Erasmus plus program of European Commission. Dr. Khare has introduced very unique course after 12thstd (Five year integrated MA/MSc course) to develop Strategic Culture among Indian Youths and Nine Post- Graduate Diplomas, and new Master program in Global Peace Security and Strategies Studies at DDSS. Dr.Khare also brought Rs. Two Crore Grant from University Grants Commission to update and enhance Defence and Strategies Studies: Khare is instrumental to sign MOU with Indian Air Force and brought the Chair in the name of Marshal of the Air Force Arjan Singh DFC and received 1 Crore Grants from Indian Air Force. Considering his dedication to the department, SPPU conferred the Best Department Award -2019 to DDSS.

He is former Dean, Faculty of Humanities and holds a number of academic and administrative posts. His areas of expertise are national security, non-traditional security, terrorism and counter- terrorism, peace and conflict resolution, human rights,  internationalization of higher education and Ambedkar Studies. 

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