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The future of humanitarian mine action

Author: Kristian Berg Harpviken
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Palgrave Macmillan, 2004.
Series: Third world quarterly (Series)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume takes stock of the present state of Humanitarian Mine Action (HMA), looking at lessons that have been learned with the aim of further strengthening policies and practices in the future. It draws on the most recent findings from scholarly research and field programmes. Among the contributors are academics, decision-makers and practitioners.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kristian Berg Harpviken
ISBN: 140393262X 9781403932624
OCLC Number: 54460409
Description: viii, 200 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: The Future of Humanitarian Mine Action: Introduction --
The convention banning anti-personnel mines: applying the lessons of Ottawa's past in order to meet the challenges of Ottawa's future --
'Emailed applications are preferred' : ethical practices in mine action and the idea of a global civil society --
Humanitarian mine action and peace building: exploring the relationship --
Balancing the risk: village de-mining in Cambodia --
Risky business or constructive assistance? Community engagement in humanitarian mine action --
Acting as one? Co-ordinating responses to the landmine problem --
Mine smartness and the community voice in mine-risk education: lessons from Afghanistan and Angola --
Measures for mines: approaches to impact assessment in humanitarian mine action --
Crisis, containment and development: the role of the Landmine Impact Survey --
Making analytical tools operational : task impact assessment --
Ideological and analytical foundations of mine action: human rights and community impact.
Series Title: Third world quarterly (Series)
Responsibility: edited by Kristian Berg Harpviken.
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This volume takes stock of the present state of Humanitarian Mine Action (HMA), looking at lessons that have been learned with the aim of further strengthening policies and practices in the future. It draws on the most recent findings from scholarly research and field programmes. Among the contributors are academics, decision-makers and practitioners.

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