The interplay of attitudes and economics within a context of poverty is presented as an explanation as to why females are almost exclusively the victims of infanticide.
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Disassociation with the feminist label despite agreeing with feminist objectives is primarily influenced by a misunderstanding of feminism, and not negative stereotypes.
The sociological approach to securitization is useful for understanding the Liberian and Sierra Leonean governments’ attempts to securitize the 2014-15 Ebola outbreak.
Western ‘Just War Theory’ has influenced International Relations for centuries, but is significantly different to the Indian and Chinese interpretation.
Tokyo’s pacifism is best understood not as a capitulating monolithic anomaly, but as one enduring component of a multifaceted and eclectic strategic calculus.
The principle of self-defence that can allow for just killing does not hold in the context of war, based on the notion that we should assume that all combatants are just.
The US media’s generalization of the Iran hostage crisis through a liberal, secular, Western democracy lens marred Iran’s image and influenced US responses to the crisis.
Structural violence helps explain oppression of women caused by conflict but a continuation of patriarchal customs & occidentalist/orientalist agendas also contributes.
The current outbreak of Zika virus disease, centred in Brazil, highlights the population-level fears that can arise in response to infectious disease pandemics.
Socio-ecological security is a relational and normative concept that sees humans as internal to nature, and seeks to secure sustainable socio-ecological relations.
Reproductive health care policies, like Title X in the U.S., are controversial. Their ability to be effective has been constrained by opposition from various groups.
Beyond issues of data scarcity and legally defining trafficking, there are inadequate measures to prosecute traffickers, protect victims, and prevent trafficking.