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 extreme form of capitalism , based on competition and exploitation , inevitably cannot generate even outcomes because its functioning cannot take into consideration relative strengths and weaknesses , and how they permit or prevent ...
It is a self - sustaining association constructed from a shared belief in the importance of particular concepts and their relative priorities , needs and capacities which has been constructed and reconstructed over time , and which has ...
Relative rankings are functions of relative power , rather than coincidences , and their persistence is a product of the asymmetries maintained through institutions and structures . Both systems ' hierarchies are formed from and ...
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