MGPE-011: Human Security

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WEEK

TOPICS

Week-1

UNDERSTANDING HUMAN SECURITY

The Evolution of the Concept of Human Security

Human Rights Approach to Development and Security

Criticism of the Human Security concept

Modern Concept of Human Security

Working Definition by Sabina Alkire

Contribution of Mahbub-ul-Haq

Juan Somavia’s ‘People’s Security’

Amartya Sen’s Views

Gandhi’s Views

Scope and Significance of Human Security

important Dimensions of Human Security

Human Security and Traditional Security

Transition from Nuclear Security to Human Security


Week-2

HUMAN DEVELOPMENT, RIGHTS AND SECURITY

Evolution of Human Rights

Significance of Human Development

Status of Human Security



Interdependence between Human Rights, Security and Development Interdependence between Human Security and Human Development Interdependence and Suggested Areas of Action




Week-3

1994 UNDP DEFINITION OF HUMAN SECURITY


Economic Security

Food Security

Health Security

Environmental Security

Personal Security

Community Security

Political Security




Freedom From Fear vs Freedom From Want and Beyond

The Canadian Approach


Limitation of an All Encompassing Human Security

Peace Building

Pre-Conflict Peace Building

Post-Conflict Peace Building




Week-4

GANDHIAN VISION OF HUMAN SECURITY

Freedom From Fear and Anxiety

State: Threat to Human Security

Security vis-à-vis other Disciplines

World Federation


Relationship between Human Security and Development

Relationship between Human Security and Human Rights

Gender and Human Security

Humanitarian Intervention




Week-5

THREATS TO HUMAN SECURITY

Direct Violence and Structural Violence

Dimensions of Violence

Cultural Violence

Economic Violence

Political Violence

Social Violence

Poverty as Structural Violence

Structural Violence, Gender Inequality and Sexism

Structural Violence and Racism





Week-6


STATE VIOLENCE

State Violence: Theory and Types

State Violence in South Asia

State Violence in India

NON-STATE VIOLENCE

Defining Terrorism

Core Characteristics of Terrorism

History of Terrorism

Theorising Terrorism and Its Causes

Other Forms of Political Violence











Week-7


DISASTER AND DEVELOPMENT


Development and Global Warming

Stabilisation Wedges


‘Green’ Ways to a Cleaner World

Fuel-Food Debate

Precision Farming

Organic Farming


Bio-Fuel: Ethanol







Week-8

SAFEGUARDS TO HUMAN SECURITY

Unorganised Labour (rural and urban) and their security

Profile of Rural Labour

Problems of Rural Labour

Measures for Rural Labour


Profile of Urban Unorganised Labour

Problems of Urban Labour

Measures for Urban Labour




Week-9

EMPOWERMENT OF THE MARGINALISED (WOMEN, CHILDREN)


Concepts of ‘Marginalised’ and ‘Empowered’

Empowering of Marginalised women

Empowerment of SCs, STs and OBCs

Empowerment of Child Labour

Empowerment of Bonded Labour

Empowerment of other Marginalised Sections



Week-10

INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION

International Cooperation: Issues and Challenges

Power-based Approaches of Cooperation

Knowledge-based Theories of Cooperation

Frameworks of International Cooperation

Gandhian Precepts for International Cooperation




Week-11


STATE OF HUMAN SECURITY

Global Status of Human Security

Essence of Human Security

The Praxis of Human Security

Theory for a Complex World

The Millennium Report on Human Security

Dimensions of Human Security

Preventive Measures

  1. Coercive Measures

  2. Risk analysis

  3. Vulnerabilities of human being


Human Security at Global Level

Traditional Security Vs Human Security

Civilians in Armed Conflict

Human Security Focus




Week-12

Human Security in South Asia

Genesis of the Concept of Human Security

Fighting Insurgency in different countries of South Asia

Human Trafficking, Gender and Environmental Issues

Human Security and Non-State Actors

Development of Theories about International Regimes

Variables Implicated in Human Security

Human Security in India

Human Development and Human Security

Interventions: Problems and Prospects

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