R2P

Thinking about human security, R2P, & biopolitics

… an attempt to positively re-construct the traditional civilizing missions … ?
… prioritising conflict-related insecurities as opposed to meeting broader human needs as elaborated by the UNDP conception of human security¹ … ?

A Red Cross field infirmary near Düppel during the Second Schleswig War, 1864.

A Red Cross field infirmary near Düppel during the Second Schleswig War, 1864.

Image: Rotes Kreuz 1864.jpg
Source: Grundzüge der Geschichte, Bd. 3: Vom Westfälischen Frieden bis zum Jahre 1890, von Hans Herbert Deißler, Herbert Krieger und Alfred Makatsch, 9. Aufl. (Frankfurt a.m.: Moritz Diesterweg, 1974), S. 257 via Wikimedia Commons.
License: Public Domain.

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Readings:

¹ Jide, Martyns, & Okeke: Humanitarianism and human security in a post-9/11 world. In: The International Journal of Human Rights,Volume 13, Issue 1, 2009, Special Issue: MILLENNIUM DEVELOPMENT GOALS AND HUMAN RIGHTS (DOI: 10.1080/13642980802608216). Pp: 110-120. Published online: 29 Jan 2009. On: Taylor & Francis Online. URL: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/13642980802608216#abstract. Last viewed: 12 Apr 2015.

² Weber, Patricia: Too political or not political enough? A Foucauldian reading of the Responsibility to Protect. Published in: The International Journal of Human Rights, Volume 13, Issue 4, 2009 (VOI 10.1080/13642980802532887). Pp: 581-590. Published online: 21 Oct 2009. On: Taylor & Francis Online. URL: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/13642980802532887#abstract. Last viewed: 12 Apr 2015.

³ Wikipedia – The Free Encyclopedia: International Committe of the Red Cross. URL: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_Committee_of_the_Red_Cross. Last viewed: 12 Apr 2015.

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