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Human Security and Diplomacy

Kerr, Pauline

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In any overview of contemporary security concepts, human security is contrasted with the traditional and dominant state-centric understanding of security. For advocates of the former concept, the referent object of security, or the entity to be secured, is the individual human being. For advocates of state-centric security, the referent object is the state � a stance encapsulated in the concept of �national security�. Human security is now a core component of the contemporary debate about the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Book chapter
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/56594
DOI: 10.4324/9780203866764.ch10

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