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Human security


  • Here are entered works on the right of human beings to be free from social and political violence, including environmental, economic, food, health, personal, and political threats.
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    • Non-traditional security (Human security)
    • NTS (Human security)
    • Security, Human
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    • found: Work cat.: 2009341268: Khattak, Saba Gul. Women and human security in South Asia, 2008:p. 6 (the UN Commission on Human Security defines human security as a concept that protects vital freedoms ... freedom from want, freedom from fear, and freedom to take action on one's own behalf; [it] complements state security, furthers human development, and enhances human rights)
    • found: Wikipedia, Nov. 28, 2009(Human security is an emerging paradigm for understanding global vulnerabilities whose proponents challenge the traditional notion of national security by arguing that the proper referent for security should be the individual rather than the state ... The concept emerged from a post-Cold War, multi-disciplinary understanding of security involving a number of research fields, including development studies, international relations, strategic studies, and human rights)
    • found: UNBIS thesaurus(Human Security - Scope note; Protection of the vital core of all human lives from critical and pervasive environmental, economic, food, health, personal, and political threats.)
    • found: Democratic Peace Blog, Dec. 8, 2009(Human Security: Freedom from social and political violence, as well as the UN's definition that includes economic security and assured access to food, good health, and safe and protected environment.)
    • found: Non-traditional security issues in North Korea, 2013:ECIP data (non-traditional security (NTS); human security; includes energy security, gender security, transnational organized crime, and food security)
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    • Here are entered works on the right of human beings to be free from social and political violence, including environmental, economic, food, health, personal, and political threats.
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    • 2009-11-27: new
    • 2013-03-12: revised
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