Exploring Human Security Through Phenomenological Research: A Brief Review

Journal of Contemporary Eastern Asia, Vol. 9, No. 2, pp. 27-32, 2010

6 Pages Posted: 10 Oct 2010

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Date Written: August 8, 2010

Abstract

The present paper explores how the concept of Human Security can be approached through phenomenology. First, two phenomenological studies dealing with perceptions of short, mid, and long term threats and structural violence are reviewed and analyzed. A brief literature review dealing with Human Security reveals a dearth of studies from a phenomenological perspective. Finally, a research plan for the study of Human Security is provided to show how an interdisciplinary paradigm usually studied from a critical or constructivist perspective can also be approached from a phenomenological point of view. The paper concludes that phenomenology can fill an important gap between theory and practice in terms of finding links between individual perceptions of Human Security and critical studies of both sociopolitical underdevelopment in emerging nations and structural violence.

Keywords: Phenomenology, Human Security, International Development, Conflict

Suggested Citation

von Feigenblatt, Otto Federico, Exploring Human Security Through Phenomenological Research: A Brief Review (August 8, 2010). Journal of Contemporary Eastern Asia, Vol. 9, No. 2, pp. 27-32, 2010 , Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1689722

Otto Federico Von Feigenblatt (Contact Author)

Real Academia de Doctores de España ( email )

Madrid
Spain

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