Human Insecurity: Global Structures of Violence
Bloomsbury Academic, 2007 M11 1 - 224 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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They would , one may posit , seek to redirect the resources of their organization towards more thoughtful actions that resulted in more positive benefits . Various forces ( none of them extra - human ) combine , however , to minimize ...
... few people inside the Bank and other parallel organizations have an incentive to critically challenge underlying ... there is little reason to expect that a neoliberal international ' development ' organization like the World Bank ...
... 108 non - governmental organizations ( NGOs ) , 124 , 127 North Atlantic Treaty Organization ( NATO ) , 74 Northern Ireland , patriarchy in , 97 nuclear weapons , 13 Ogoni people , Nigeria , 115 Organization for Economic Cooperation ...
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