Human Insecurity: Global Structures of Violence
Human Insecurity is concerned with our refusal to confront the millions of avoidable deaths of women and children each year. Those missing millions are rarely the subject of conventional security studies, yet such avoidable deaths are a vital part of the notion of 'security' more broadly understood. The book argues that such deaths are caused by the man-made structures of neoliberalism and 'andrarchy' and argues that the debate on human security can be reinvigorated by looking at the unarmed, civilian role in causing the deaths of millions of innocent people; from child deaths from preventable disease to honour killings.
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Navjeet Sidhu felt she had failed her family , herself and the wider expectations of a brutally patriarchal order . She died because of value systems that have been learned and which find ultimate ...
Women rebuke other women for their rejection of male mores and expectations and discipline their own sex in accordance with male - instigated rules that ensure that male expectations of female behaviour are met .
It is therefore not hard to argue that men and women have different expectations of sex equality ( MacKinnon 2006 ; Runyan and Peterson 1991 ) . Traditionally - and it is definitely changing – men believed in the home as their domain to ...
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