Human Security

Securitizing ‘Bare Life’? Human Security and Coronavirus

Giorgio Shani • Apr 3 2020 • Articles
Those who stay home may represent a new global ethic borne out of solidarity based on a mutual vulnerability in the face of existential threat: human security without a sovereign.

Right-wing Populism and the Attack on Cooperative International Security

Matthew LeRiche and Friedrich W. Opitz • Aug 23 2019 • Articles
When policies can be framed about the security of the foreigner at the expense of the local or domestic, populists and right-wing opportunists can take advantage.

International Relations and the Human: A Commentary

The International itself came about as an outcome of encounter, a world coming together through relations between the West and the rest of the world.

Interview – Mary Kaldor

E-International Relations • Jul 21 2017 • Features
Prof. Kaldor explains new wars, discusses the conflict in Syria and the role of civil society, her approach to human security, and subterranean politics in Europe.

The Significance of the ‘Human Security’ Paradigm in International Politics

Aydar Gazizullin • Feb 29 2016 • Essays
The topic of human security is multifaceted and demands caution when analysed in different contexts.

Review – Boko Haram

Hussein Solomon • Jan 3 2016 • Features
This well-informed book explains the colonial legacy that shaped Boko Haram's historical rise, what divides North and South Nigeria and Boko Haram's impact on Africa.

Review – “Lost” Causes

Nataliya Smyhora • Jul 26 2015 • Features
An invaluable title which meticulously explores complex relations among key actors to ask why so many salient issues are neglected by elite advocacy networks.

Human Security in the Age of Ebola: Towards People-centered Global Governance

Maryam Zarnegar Deloffre • Oct 25 2014 • Articles
Successfully addressing public health crises requires development of a global community organized around the ethical obligation to provide human security while maintaining accountability to beneficiaries.

Human Security at Twenty: Civilizing Process or Civilizing Mission?

Giorgio Shani • Jun 19 2014 • Articles
The problem for human security is that it continues to be articulated in terms unintelligible to the majority of the subjects in whose name it speaks: humanity.

The Hunger Games and Human Security

Alexis Henshaw • Dec 16 2013 • Articles
The cinematic portrayal of The Hunger Games series offers insight into various elements of human security, and how one can be insecure in a society that is at peace.

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