The 1994 Human Development Report (HDR) set out the definition and parameters of political security in fewer than 400 words. It was defined as the prevention of government repression, systematic violation of human rights and threats from militarization. This was intende... View more
1. A textual analysis of all subsequent HDRs shows that following the 1994 HDR through to the 2013 report, not a single instance of the term 'political security' has been used.
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