According to this multi-faceted security framework all five dimensions of security need to be addressed in order to provide just and sustainable global security. Topics covered The idea and value of security: Key assumptions of security Security of the state and security of the person Normative vs instrumental approaches to security Three paradigms of security The state as a security arrangement: Security of the prince Nation states and national security National security: current issues and contemporary application: National security as a reciprocal arrangement National security policies National security and the war on terror National security in authoritarian states Security in weak, failed or quasi-states International society as a security arrangement: International security and the problem of disorder International security The balance of power and the concert of great powers International security: current issues and contemporary application: The international security paradigm in operation Military Intervention.
Preview Unable to display preview. One such comprehensive definition has been proposed by Nayef Al-Rodhan.
What he calls the "Multi-sum security principle" is based on the assumption that "in a globalized world, security can no longer be thought of as a zero-sum game involving states alone. The international system was viewed as a rather brutal arena in which states would seek to achieve their own security at the expense of their neighbors.
Not only is there a difference between forbearance of threats, but different nations also face different levels of threats because of their unique geographical, economic, ecological, and political environment.
It therefore advocates cooperative interaction between states and peaceful existence between cultural groups and civilizations. First, the security of the states is within the competence of the primary institution of the world, the United Nations UNwhich promotes multilateralism as a form of collective security protection.
Finally, the integrity of diverse cultures and civilisational forms tackles the issue of transcultural security. Google Scholar Zhang, Baohui.
The first dimension refers to human securitya concept that makes the principle referent object of security the individual, not the state. In this sense international stability relied on the premise that if state security is maintained, then the security of citizens will necessarily follow.
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