Accession Number:

ADA510268

Title:

Human Security Concept: The Root of U.S. National Security and Foreign Policy

Descriptive Note:

Master's thesis

Corporate Author:

MARINE CORPS COMBAT DEVELOPMENT COMMAND QUANTICO VA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2009-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

21.0

Abstract:

The concept of human security Was first defined by the UN Development Program uNDP in 1994.. It was defined as the security of persons in seven domains economic security assured basic income food security physical and economic access to food health security relative freedom from disease and infection environmental security access to sanitary water supply, clean air and a non-degraded land system personal security security from physical , violence and threats community security security of cultural identity and political security protection of basic human rights and freedoms. A distinction was drawn between human development which is about widening peoples economic choices and human security which is about people being able to exercise these choices safely and freely.

Subject Categories:

  • Government and Political Science
  • Military Intelligence

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE