The Uncertain Future of Human Security in the UN

  1. Moufida Goucha and
  2. John Crowley
  1. Taylor Owen MA doctoral candidate Trudeau Scholar Post-Graduate Fellow

Published Online: 21 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444307290.ch8

Rethinking Human Security

Rethinking Human Security

How to Cite

Owen, T. (2008) The Uncertain Future of Human Security in the UN, in Rethinking Human Security (eds M. Goucha and J. Crowley), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444307290.ch8

Author Information

  1. University of Oxford, UK

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:

  • Evolution of human security in the UN;
  • Human security and the UN - three problems;
  • Organised violence versus the threshold conceptualisation;
  • “human security”;
  • “new dimension of security”;
  • “boundaries of the tent”;
  • “security threats”;
  • “a secure life”

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Evolution of human security in the UN

  • Human security and the UN - three problems

  • Organised violence versus the threshold conceptualisation

  • Conclusions