Human Insecurity: Global Structures of Violence
Bloomsbury Academic, 2008 - 208 pages
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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Once this veneer is removed for observation purposes , the killings have little or nothing to do with a specifically claimed culture , and much more to do with inherited misogyny , anticipated control ' rights ' and male domination .
He argues that ' a right to kill unfaithful or disgraced women represents not the culture - to - culture proliferation of misogyny but the culture - by - culture expression of a biologically evolved behavioural pathology .
... part of whose repertoire is associ- ated in the media with guns and misogyny , also Eight 144.
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