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International Relations: Human Security

Covers international law, institutions, theory of international relations, foreign policy, international political economy, environment, human rights, food security, national security.


This page is closely connected to the Human Rights page but includes resources for researching issues of human trafficking, refugees, indigenous peoples, slavery, and torture.

Background Sources

Human Security: An Annotated Bibliography (2004) - an excellent 85 page guide produced by National Centre for Competent Research.

Additional Useful Sites

Anti-Slavery International - UK non-profit focused on current campaigns and issues related to slavery.

Center for Security Studies - open source digital library of reports, studies, etc. from think tanks, research institutes and NGOs from around the globe

Civil Society Network for Human Security - Resources page organized by themes and regions.

Human Rights of Indigenous Peoples - from the People's Movement for Human Rights Education

International Rehabilitation Council for Torture Victims

UN High Commissioner for Refugees - essential information on refugee situtation and issues.

Subject Guide

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Julia Ezzo
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