Karisma, Gita and Sidik, Hasbi (2021) Water Crisis as a Security Issue: Water Securitization in People’s Republic of China. In: Proceedings of the 2nd International Indonesia Conference on Interdisciplinary Studies (IICIS 2021).


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Official URL: http://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.211206.033


The global water crisis has caused a wide range of problems. Several studies focus on the worldwide distribution of water and its impact on economic sector, human health, and the social and political aspect. However, This study then discusses the water crisis as a security issue in China by exploring policies and projects in China toward water crisis. There are a tendency, The state is the primary actor in any securitization process then water issue might be turned into an national security problem. This article uses qualitative approach with document as the secondary data. This article finds that securitization process in People’s Republic of China (PRC) is essentially a state-centred project, which means that the state plays an important role in securitizing issue. The securitizing actor, the People’s of Republic of China government, takes a speech act on water issue. The government also implement a strict control to support its water policies.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: J Political Science > JZ International relations
Divisions: Fakultas Ilmu Sosial dan Ilmu Politik (FISIP) > Prodi Hubungan Internasional
Depositing User: GITA GK KARISMA
Date Deposited: 05 Aug 2022 02:11
Last Modified: 05 Aug 2022 02:11
URI: http://repository.lppm.unila.ac.id/id/eprint/43923

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