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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It became ever clearer that people who are routinely vulnerable are so because other people with greater power control safer land , and governments and political institutions determine where poor and vulnerable people live by denying ...
a Camara's oft - quoted comment is instructive because it reflects how the sustained assault on vulnerable children globally is deprioritized by omission ; and it implies how his legitimacy was challenged by the appellation ' communist ...
Services essential to the preservation of human security become inaccessible for the poorest , most vulnerable ... to immune system decline and thence vulnerability to ordinary diseases sometimes communicable through breast milk .
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