This book investigates innovations in the advancement of the human security agenda over the past decade and identifies themes and processes around which consensus for future policy action might be built. This volume: elaborates the on-going debates regarding the human security agenda; considers prospects and projects for the advancement of human security; and, addresses issues of human security as emerging forms of new multilateralisms. Human Security has been advanced as an alternative to traditional state-based conceptualizations of security, yet controversies about the use and abuse of the concept remain. This comprehensive volume explores the theoretical debate surrounding human security and details the implications for practical application. Ideal as a course reference volume for students of international relations, security studies and development studies.