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Human security in Australia: public interest and political consequences

Pietsch, Juliet; McAllister, Ian


The new human security paradigm has reconceptualised security beyond traditional physical threats to encompass 'lifestyle' concerns, such as health and environmental security. This article uses national survey data collected in Australia in 2007 to examine how public opinion views this new paradigm and to evaluate its political consequences. The results show that the public makes a clear distinction between all four types of human security-health, the environment, national security and the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
Source: Australian Journal of International Affairs
DOI: 10.1080/10357710903544361


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