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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It is this structured relationship which explains much that happens to women when men dominate global , national and local power structures that determine the allocation of scarce resources . Intimate murder Radford and Russell ( 1992 ) ...
She adds , crucially , that ' when men murder women or girls , the power dynamics of misogyny and / or sexism are almost always involved ' ( Russell and Harmes 2001 : 3 ) . Hence , male - to - female killing in this context is a product ...
Honour ' killing is normally committed by males and supported by the females of the family of the males conducting the murder , for the notion of ' honour ' extends from the patriarch through his sons and daughters .
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