The Ethical Challenges of Human Security in the Age of Globalisation

  1. Moufida Goucha and
  2. John Crowley
  1. J. Peter Burgess Research Professor leader

Published Online: 21 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444307290.ch4

Rethinking Human Security

Rethinking Human Security

How to Cite

Burgess, J. P. (2008) The Ethical Challenges of Human Security in the Age of Globalisation, in Rethinking Human Security (eds M. Goucha and J. Crowley), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444307290.ch4

Author Information

  1. International Peace Research Institute, Oslo (PRIO), Norway

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 APR 2009
  2. Published Print: 10 OCT 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405192637

Online ISBN: 9781444307290

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Keywords:

  • Human security: needs and ethics;
  • Definitional challenges;
  • The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) report formulation of “human security”;
  • Assumptions of the UNDP and CHS reports;
  • The classical concept of security;
  • The rarefied state and its limits;
  • Ethical starting points;
  • Historical aspects of the concept of security;
  • Ethics and international affairs;
  • From security to human security: the path of political ethics;
  • Which values for human security?

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Human security: needs and ethics

  • Definitional challenges

  • The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) report formulation of “human security”

  • Assumptions of the UNDP and CHS reports

  • The classical concept of security

  • The rarefied state and its limits

  • Ethical starting points

  • Historical aspects of the concept of security

  • Ethics and international affairs

  • From security to human security: the path of political ethics

  • Which values for human security?

  • Types of human security

  • Human security and political ethics

  • The concept of human security intersects both of these debates