Fragile States and Human Security

Document Type : Research Paper




During this present decade, the concept of "fragile states" has become very important in the international politics. Also, human security has entered the literature of this field from the last decade of the twentieth century. This assay tries to investigate the fragile states' effect on human security. So, it has discussed fragile states, factors determining fragility, and the formation of this kind of states. Fragile states intensify human security crisis because of their inability in providing public services and performing their prevalent governmental role in security and development fields.In addition, this piece of writing investigates the necessity of a change in present approaches to the security and emphasis the role of national state, paying attention to the protect responsibility, and the role of international society in dealing with the fragile states problem.


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