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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If she stays single , she may look after her parents in their old age , but she is unlikely to have sufficient income to sustain herself and her parents because of her early years ' educational marginalization and her subsequent labour ...
Each system feeds the other and has reciprocating male - oriented values that sustain their predominance and hegemony as well as their unassailability in a process of heteronormativity ( Zalewski 2007 : 309 ; Griffin 2007 : 229 ) .
Modern globalization , driven or dominated primarily by the old imperial metropolises and the United States , involves the perpetuation and export of male - created institutions that embody and sustain masculine behaviours , especially ...
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