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What is security’s definition

Alleviation of threats to cherished values

2

4 S’s of Barry Buzan and golden age of Security studies
S’s meaning subjects of security studies

1. States 2. Science 3. Strategy 4. Status-quo. 1950-1960

3

New 5 subjects of sec. studies

Military Political Economic Societal Environmental
Mpese

4

What is security and what are it’s philosophical divisions

Security is Survival+, not only survival
1st philosophy is security as a resource, a scarce one btw
2nd philosophy is security as relationships, Justice and Rights

5

Whose security?
5 levels...

1. State 2. Human 3 . Societal 4. Different levels of analyses
5. Planetary

6

What is security issue, 6 types

1. Econ and social 2. Domestic 3. Inter state 4. Terrorism
5. International crime 6. Nuclear/ chemical/ biological
Issue is what triggers emergency via threat

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UNSC. 1. When created? 2. Why? 3. 5 perma-members?

1.1945 2. To replace LoN and solve disputes and reinforce UN principles 3. Ru, Chi, Fr, UK, USA