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Unformatted text preview: Does Hunger Lead to insecurity? Yes: if in terms of human security No: in terms of traditional state security Human Security Based on the claim that a feeling of insecurity arises more from worries about daily life than from the dread of a cataclysmic world event (UN 1994: 22) 4 characteristics o universal concern o interdependent o . o . Safety from chronic threats such as hunger, disease and repression (UN 1994: 23) Protection from sudden and hurtful disruptions in patterns of daily life (UN 1994: 23) Levels of Human Security Global: poverty, terrorism, AIDS, environment But, the focus remains on people Threats to Human Security Economic Food Health Environmental Personal Community Political...
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This note was uploaded on 04/30/2008 for the course SIS 105 taught by Professor Chong during the Fall '07 term at American.
- Fall '07