Articles by Karin Utas Carlsson, PhD

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Human Security Policy and Human Needs Theory
Karin Utas Carlsson, PhD | The Transnational - TRANSCEND Media Service, 4 Jan 2021

7 Dec 2020 – The purpose of this paper is to highlight the thoughts of peace researcher John W. Burton put forward towards the end of the last century. He is seen as the father of Human Needs Theory, a way of thinking behind the concept of human security, increasingly in focus in today’s debate.This is a line of thought very different from the established defence and foreign policy, based on power politics.

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