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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Everyone lost , from the children whose lives were wrenched from them , through Mrs Sidhu and the Sikh family she was part of , through the grieving grandmother , to the male - dominated capitalist economy that loses a worker .
make their lives better ' ( UN 2000 : 7 ) . If this is to be achieved , our analysis must be fully conscious of what Eade ( 1997 : 5 ) referred to as the ' mindforg'd manacles ' that are the human - built structural chokes that prevent ...
These acts diminish and end women's lives , but they also darken men's lives . Andrarchy robs men of the potential for very different , and better , lives with women ; and it robs women of equality and opportunities to enjoy peaceful ...
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