The book reflects on changing dimensions of security. It is argued that while the traditional security concerns persist, looming non-traditional security challenges have attended greater salience in recent years. The security agenda as this book demonstrates incorporates state security as well as humanize nation security to include political, economic, social, cultural and environmental dimensions and linkages between them at national, regional and global levels. It explores the potential practical and conceptual benefits of both traditional and nontraditional security thinking in South Asia.
This book offering a mix of theoretical, empirical and statistical analysis has given thrust on analyzing both the state and citizen security from fused perspectives. This book vividly portrays through the robust and coherent empirical and statistical analysis the emerging security challenges and concerns in the post cold war South Asia.