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Humanitarianism Across Borders Sustaining Civilians in Times of War (Emerging Global Issues) by Thomas G. Weiss

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Published by Lynne Rienner Pub .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Aid & relief programmes,
  • Social issues,
  • Terrorism, freedom fighters, armed struggle,
  • Warfare & Defence,
  • Sociology,
  • Economic And Technical Assistance,
  • Peacekeeping/Occupation Forces,
  • War relief,
  • Humanitarianism,
  • International relations,
  • International relief

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsLarry Minear (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages210
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8575755M
ISBN 101555874282
ISBN 109781555874285

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Claire Magone spent several years working with Action Contre la Faim (Action Against Hunger) and MSF, and went on to coordinate Sidaction's international programmes. Michael Neuman joined MSF in His work focuses on political analysis and issues of immigration and geopolitics. Fabrice Weissman, research director of the MSF Foundation, is the author of many works on humanitarian aid and /5(6). The book argues that we cannot understand humanitarian governance if we do not understand how humanitarian agencies made human suffering commensurable across borders in the first place. The book identifies four basic elements of needs: As a concept, as a system of classification and triage, as a material apparatus, and as a set of standards. Humanitarianism and the Challenges of Cooperation examines the multiple humanitarianisms of today as a testing ground for new ways of global cooperation. General trends in the contemporary transformation of humanitarianism are studied and individual cases of how humanitarian actors cooperate with others on the ground are investigated.   At the same time, and for these very reasons, it is an ideal testing ground for successful and unsuccessful cooperation across borders. Humanitarianism and the Challenges of Cooperation examines the multiple humanitarianisms of today as a testing ground for new ways of global cooperation. General trends in the contemporary transformation of humanitarianism are studied and individual cases of how humanitarian Cited by: 1.

Ultimately the book argues that we cannot understand the global humanitarian aid movement, if we do not understand how humanitarian agencies made human suffering commensurable across borders in the first place. The book identifies four basic elements of needs: as a concept, as a system of classification and triage, as a form of material apparatus, and as a codified standard.   "This is a superb survey of the rise and challenges of international humanitarianism assistance. The book chronicles the remarkable post-Cold War emergence of a global system of humanitarian relief―a system complete with doctrines, organizations, and extensive field operations/5(4).   [PDF Download] Humanitarianism Across Borders: Sustaining Civilians in Times of War [Download]. To explain the role borders play in the constitution of humanitarian spaces globally, as a means to better understand the creation of humanitarian spaces in the European borderlands. Finally, to contribute to a Political Sociology of Humanitarianism, as a .

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