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Humanitarianism in question : politics, power, ethics / edited by Michael Barnett and Thomas G. Weiss.

Publication:
Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2008.
Format/Description:
Book
x, 303 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Humanitarian assistance.
Humanitarianism.
International relief.
Contents:
Humanitarianism : a brief history of the present / Michael Barnett and Thomas G. Weiss
The rise of emergency relief aid / James D. Fearon
The imperative to reduce suffering : charity, progress, and emergencies in the field of humanitarian action / Craig Calhoun
Saying "no" to Wal-Mart? : money and morality in professional humanitarianism / Stephen Hopgood
Humanitarian organizations : accountable
why, to whom, for what, and how? / Janice Gross Stein
The grand strategies of humanitarianism / Michael Barnett and Jack Snyder
The power of holding humanitarianism hostage and the myth of protective principles / Laura Hammond
Sacrifice, triage, and global humanitarianism / Peter Redfield
The distributive commitments of international NGOs / Jennifer C. Rubenstein
Humanitarianism as a scholarly vocation / Michael Barnett
Humanitarianism and practitioners : social science matters / Peter J. Hoffman and Thomas G. Weiss.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Barnett, Michael N., 1960-
Weiss, Thomas George.
ISBN:
9780801444869 (cloth : alk. paper)
0801444861 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780801473012 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0801473012 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC:
171151868
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