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Gender and Human Security - Bureaucracy and the Marginalisation of Women: Cases from the Solomon Islands and India

Kilby, Patrick; Wu, Joyce


This paper looks at human security through the lens of the private space and structural violence, making links to the broader theoretical literature, in particular Patricia Owens who draws heavily in Hannah Arendt’s classic work on bureaucracies. It then uses two case one from the Solomon Islands in the Pacific and the other form India to argue that the human security based actions by government and official bodies generally leave out women in the everyday space as a result of bureaucratic...[Show more]

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Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Human Security & Resilience
Access Rights: Open Access via publisher website


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