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Reflections on humanitarian action : principles, ethics, and contradictions

Author: Humanitarian Studies Unit.
Publisher: London ; Sterling, Va. : Pluto Press, 2001.
Series: Transnational Institute series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A systematic guide to the central problems involved in humanitarian action.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Humanitarian Studies Unit.
ISBN: 0745317278 9780745317274 074531726X 9780745317267
OCLC Number: 45446453
Language Note: Translated into English.
Notes: Originally issued under title: Los desafíos de la acción humanitaria.
"In association with Transnational Institute (TNI), the Humanitarian Studies Unit, MSF Spain, ECHO (European Commission Humanitarian Office)."
Description: viii, 203 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Humanitarian principles in International politics in the 1990s / Adam Roberts --
The right to humanitarian aid / Joana Abrisketa --
The ethical framework of humanitarian action / Xabier Etxeberria --
The complex nature of actors in humanitarian action and the challenge of coordination / Francisco Rey --
Subalterns on the aid chain / David Sogge --
Relief, development and humanitarian intervention / Joanne Raisin and Alexander Ramsbotham --
The media and the humanitarian spectacle / Mariano Aguirre --
Chronicle of ajiep, Bahr el Ghazal, Sudan, 1998 / Medecins Sans Frontieres.
Series Title: Transnational Institute series.
Other Titles: Desafíos de la acción humanitaria.
Responsibility: edited by the Humanitarian Studies Unit.

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