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Hunger: a Matter of Security?: A case study of North Korea and Madagascar.
Halmstad University, School of Social and Health Sciences (HOS).
2013 (English)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

This paper examines the securitization of food/nutrient. It explains how the untraditional security issue of food insecurity is being constructed as a threat, by asking questions as how, why and to what extent this occurrs. The paper uses the theoretical framework of securitization from the Copenhagen School to fully analyze posed questions. To illustrate the process of securitization, how it can be visible in one region and non-existing in another where food insecurity is evident, a partly comparative case study including North Korea and Madagascar have been implemented.

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2013. , 44 p.
Keyword [en]
Food security, North Korea, Madagascar, Securitization, Copenhagen School.
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Social Sciences
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URN: urn:nbn:se:hh:diva-23191OAI: oai:DiVA.org:hh-23191DiVA: diva2:634425
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International Relations
Available from: 2013-07-04 Created: 2013-07-01 Last updated: 2013-07-04Bibliographically approved

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