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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As well as in the Asian subcontinent , the practice occurs in Libya , Turkey and other parts of the world characterized by gender stratification , impoverishment and machismo , as well as noticeably traditional male and female role ...
of females by males because they are female ... [ will ) reject the popular conception of woman killing as a private and / or a pathological matter ' . She adds , crucially , that ' when men murder women or girls , the power dynamics of ...
Female national leaders currently constitute a short list , from which might be subtracted those who attained their status through their male relatives ( Sonia Gandhi , Benazir Bhutto ) . The notion of a woman or , come to that ...
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