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World in crisis : the politics of survival at the end of the twentieth century

Author: Julia Groenewold; Eve Porter; Médecins sans frontières (Association)
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1997.
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World in Crisis - describing the plight of refugees & civilians caught up in war zones in both First & Third Worlds, Gypsies, the homeless, & AIDS/HIV groups - highlights what can be done to alleviate human suffering in the future.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Julia Groenewold; Eve Porter; Médecins sans frontières (Association)
ISBN: 0415153786 9780415153782
OCLC Number: 36440791
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxvi, 213 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Preface / Doris Schopper --
Foreword / Rony Branman --
1. Protection of Civilians in Conflict / Ed Schenkenberg van Mierop --
2. Frontline Medicine: The Role of International Medical Groups in Emergency Relief / Mike Toole --
3. International Humanitarian Action: Growing Dilemmas and New Perspectives for the Twenty-First Century / Pierre Gassmann --
4. The Plight of the World's Refugees at the Crossroads of Protection / Francois Jean --
5. Falling Through the Net: Outcast and Marginalised Populations / Julia Groenewold and Stephan van Praet --
6. International Law and Reality: The Protection Gap / Iain Guest and Francoise Bouchet-Saulnier --
7. Liberia: Can Relief Organizations Cope with the Warlords? / Fabrice Weissman --
8. Bosnia: In Search of a Lasting Peace / Stephan Oberreit, Pierre Salignon and Renaud Tockert --
9. Chechnya: Total War and Imperial Quagmire / Francois Jean --
10. Rwanda Two Years After: An Ongoing Humanitarian Crisis / Vincent Faber.
Responsibility: edited by Médecins sans Frontières/Doctors without Borders ; MSF project coordinator, Julia Groenewold, associate editor, Eve Porter.
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World in Crisis - describing the plight of refugees & civilians caught up in war zones in both First & Third Worlds, Gypsies, the homeless, & AIDS/HIV groups - highlights what can be done to alleviate human suffering in the future.

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