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Rezayan Ghayehbashi A, Mousavi Shafaee S M, Naghdi F. Unsustainable Development Policies: Environmental Degradation and Threat to Human Security in Iran. IQBQ. 2017; 24 (2) :54-78
URL: http://eijh.modares.ac.ir/article-27-25375-en.html
1- Faculty of Management, Tehran University, Tehran, Iran , ahad.rezayan@ut.ac.ir
2- Faculty of Humanities, Tarbiat Modares University. Tehran, Iran
3- Faculty of Humanities Tarbiat Modares University. Tehran, Iran
Abstract:   (3312 Views)
Environmental security is one of the most important aspects of human security, which puts emphasis on sustainability of the developmental policies and that they should adjust with the environment as well as rights of future generations. Since threats to the human security mainly occur within environmental issues, this research- highlighting the relationship between human security and environmental security and pointing out the threatening causes and factors to the human security - has replied to the question that how has the environmental degradation endangered human security in Iran? This study shows adoption of policies like 1- Expansion of urbanization, 2- Population growth, 3- Consumerism and stressing the production increase, disregarding its consequences, and 4- Development of environmentally incompatible technologies have led to further utilization of fossil fuels as well as uncontrollable use of various environmental resources, increased pollution, and extensively damaged the environment which consequently endangered human security due to the severe dependence of human being to the environment.
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Subject: Arts and Humanities (General)
Received: 2018/09/23 | Accepted: 2018/09/23 | Published: 2018/09/23

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