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New humanitarianism : Britain and Sierra Leone, 1997-2003

Author: Tanja Schümer
Publisher: Basingstoke [England] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.
Series: Palgrave studies in development.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Humanitarian emergency assistance is a vital, but complex activity. Since the 1990s, donors and aid agencies have re-evaluated policy and practice, and in 1998 the British government developed a policy of New Humanitarianism to address the shortcomings and role of humanitarian assistance in tackling conflict and furthering development. This book analyses New Humanitariansim and is effectiveness in Sierra Leone - the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2007048533
(OCoLC)182857009
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tanja Schümer
ISBN: 9780230583245 0230583245 0230545173 9780230545175
OCLC Number: 314796919
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 204 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: The Politics of New Humanitarianism --
DFID and New Humanitarianism --
Agents of War and the Causes of Violent Conflict --
Pax Britannica: New Humanitarianism in Sierra Leone --
Implementing New Humanitarianism in Sierra Leone --
Shifting Sands: British New Humanitarianism.
Series Title: Palgrave studies in development.
Responsibility: Tanja Schümer.
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In 1998 the UK adopted a policy of 'new humanitarianism' to address the shortcomings of humanitarian assistance. Sierra Leone became a test case. This book provides an analysis of this approach,  Read more...

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