Assessing Human Insecurity Worldwide. The Way to a Human (In)Security Index

Author
Sascha Werthes, Corinne Heaven, Sven Vollnhals
Content Type
Working Paper
Institution
Institute for Development and Peace
Abstract
The idea of human security has been presented and discussed in international academic and political fora for more than a decade. Yet, despite its popularity, the analytical usefulness as well as the political appropriateness of the concept is frequently criticized. In arguing for and presenting a Human (In)Security Index we address both aspects.
Topic
Security, Development, Human Rights, Political Theory
Political Geography
United Nations