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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Capitalism is , after all , the dominant , hegemonic belief and practice for resource distribution on earth , and it is considered value free , so it cannot be wrong ( see below ) . The culture within Nazism underpinning the execution ...
Andrarchy and neoliberalism are mutually reinforcing and complementary structures composed of , and generating , values that drive and prioritize favoured outputs . The andrarchal - neoliberal structure is a composite of self ...
What is offered ... is not just an assertion of another value . ... The subtlety is exactly this : whatever the values and interests of a dominant social , economic or political group , they are perceived as the values dear to everyone ...
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