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The politics of humanitarianism : power, ideology and aid

Author: Antonio De Lauri
Publisher: London : I.B. Tauris, 2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Du site de l'éd.: Humanitarian intervention has increasingly become the prevalent means of providing protection and aid at a global level. Yet alongside its success concerns have been raised that humanitarianism has increasingly become an economic enterprise and a political tool for controlling territories and governing international relations. In The Politics of Humanitarianism authors from a variety of disciplines  Read more...

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Genre/Form: [Études diverses]
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Antonio De Lauri
ISBN: 9781780768304 1780768303
OCLC Number: 1040930898
Notes: Governing the crisis: a critical genealogy of humanitarian intervention / Mariella Pandolfi and Phillip Rousseau. Humanitarianism as pretext: defining what is moral and just / Laura Nader and Robin Savinar. Humanitarian theatre: normality and the carnivalesque in Afghanistan / Julie Billaud and Antonio De Lauri. "I'm doing it for myself!": the aggressive promotion of the individual self as the dark sie of women's rights / Elisabetta Grande. Batoto wa Maria: humanitarianism, the provincial state, Salesian missionaries and the concept of childhood in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) / Edoardo Quaretta. The politics of internationa id: the impact of local politics and international priorities on aid allocation in Yemen / Alexandra Lewis. A sovereign for all: the management of refugees as nation-state politics / Sophia Hoffmann.
Description: 177 p.
Contents: Contents1. Introduction Antonio De Lauri2. Governing the Crisis: A Critical Genealogy of Humanitarian Intervention Mariella Pandolfi and Philip Rousseau3. Humanitarianism as Pretext: Defining what is Moral and Just Laura Nader and Robin Savinar4. Humanitarian Theatre: Normality and the Carnivalesque in Afghanistan Julie Billaud and Antonio De Lauri5. 'I'm doing it for myself!': The Aggressive Promotion of the Individual Self as the Dark Side of Women's Rights Elisabetta Grande6. Batoto wa Maria: Humanitarianism, the Provincial State, Missionaries and the Concept of Childhood in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) Edoardo Quaretta7. The Politics of International Aid: The Impact of Local Politics and International Priorities on Aid Allocation in Yemen Alexandra Lewis8. A Sovereign for All: The Management of Refugees as Nation-State Politics Sophie Hoffmann Index
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This book provides a comprehensive critique of humanitarian intervention.  Read more...


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