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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The WHO argues that , regardless of the concept of healthcare , it is the context in which that model of healthcare is delivered which explains limited progress in reducing more widely the maternal mortality figures .
While there has been only limited transformation of IFIs , and while promises on debt reduction have been inadequately translated into repudiation , to a certain extent critics of structural adjustment interventions have been heard .
Human security is not a security as IR has constructed or determined security to be , and it is assumed therefore to lie beyond the ambit of the discipline ( Tickner 1992 : 73 ) . This essential problem , of limited comprehension of ...
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