• Tomas Benuska Faculty of Political Sciences and International Relations, Matej Bel University, SLOVAKIA
  • Rastislav Kazansky Faculty of Political Sciences and International Relations, Matej Bel University, SLOVAKIA
Keywords: immigration, security, acculturation, risks, incorporation, integration


Review Paper

DOI: 10.37458/ssj.2.1.6

The paper focuses on various concepts deepening the term of „security“,  on the Copenhagen school concept of societal sector of security, but also human security and the application of the acculturation theory. Human security is a concept, in which the deepening of contents of the term „security“ goes from a macro-level to a micro-level. The traditional concept of security takes into account only the state level and understands threats only to the state in itself, whereas human security redirects the attention towards the individual people. Societal sector, on the other hand, speaks of non-military threats to society and deepens the security concept even further. Based on the assumption, that the extent of risks to the receiving state depends on the effectiveness of incorporation of immigrants, the goal of the article is to apply the acculturation to the process of incorporation of immigrants into the majority population in order to minimize the negative impacts stemming from immigration. 


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