Human Insecurity

Human Insecurity

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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 qandrarchyq 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.In other circles, ownership of the most ferocious canine in dog-fighting and cock- fighting tournaments confers status within hegemonic masculinities. The hierarchies are not restricted to adults and are to be found in the early stages of boysa#39;anbsp;...

Title:Human Insecurity
Author:David Roberts
Publisher:Zed Books - 2008-01-15


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