Show simple item record Wheeler, Nicholas 2009-04-24T14:51:48Z 2009-04-24T14:51:48Z 2005
dc.identifier.citation Wheeler , N 2005 , ' 'We the Peoples': Contending Discourses of Security in Human Rights Theory and Practice ' International Relations , vol 18 , no. 1 , pp. 9-23 . DOI: 10.1177/0047117804041738 en
dc.identifier.issn 0047-1178
dc.identifier.other PURE: 100198
dc.identifier.other PURE UUID: 45756cde-e61a-4313-ab41-eccb0aa594f3
dc.identifier.other dspace: 2160/1972
dc.identifier.uri en
dc.description Wheeler, Nicholas, Dunne, Tim, (2004) 'We the Peoples': Contending Discourses of Security in Human Rights Theory and Practice, International Relations 18 (1), pp. 9-23 Keywords: human rights, human security, international society, pluralism, realism, security. en
dc.description.abstract This article develops a critical conception of security by showing the limits of traditional realist and pluralist discourses. It does this by exploring the deficiencies of realist and pluralist approaches when it comes to thinking about the promotion of human rights. Realism leads to moral indifference and a myopic approach to security and pluralism is complacent about how the rules and norms of international society exclude humanitarian concerns. The article argues for a critical approach to security that places human rights at the centre of theory and praxis, reflecting the fundamental indivisibility of security and human rights. The article concludes by reflecting on the implications for agency of this position. en
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dc.language.iso eng
dc.relation.ispartof International Relations en
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dc.title 'We the Peoples': Contending Discourses of Security in Human Rights Theory and Practice en
dc.type /dk/atira/pure/researchoutput/researchoutputtypes/contributiontojournal/article en
dc.contributor.institution Department of International Politics en
dc.description.status Peer reviewed en

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