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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This chapter outlines conventional , realist understandings of ' structure ' in the world system , and then introduces the notions of global structures of andrarchy and neoliberalism . I propose that it is these formations which not ...
Social constructivism as a critique of realism Critical feminism denounces realism for being male dominated ... This in turn is a powerful critique of realist arguments maintaining immutability in international structures and neutrality ...
It has also argued that realist assumptions undermine human security through their limited , gendered field of vision and choices of priorities ; this helps determine and create human insecurity . Various elements of feminism have ...
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