Author profile: Luke Johns

A Critical Evaluation of the Concept of Human Security

Luke Johns • Jul 5 2014 • Essays

Critics of human security argue that its adoption has done little to change the behaviour of states or alleviate pressures of everyday life of the most vulnerable.

Terrorism: A Definition and Analysis

Luke Johns • Feb 9 2014 • Essays

An agreed definition of terrorism is needed. This definition should consider state-actors, the wider targets, and desire for behavior-motivation that underlies its motives.

Evaluating Research Methods of Comparative Politics

Luke Johns • May 9 2013 • Essays

Case studies allow for in-depth analysis of a single state, but selection bias can be problematic. Comparative studies allow for an intense analysis of a few countries, but risk limited findings.

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