8 edition of Humanitarian politics found in the catalog.
|Statement||Larry Minear and Thomas G. Weiss.|
|Series||Headline series ;, no. 304|
|Contributions||Weiss, Thomas George., Foreign Policy Association.|
|LC Classifications||E840 .M55 1995|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||72 p. :|
|Number of Pages||72|
|LC Control Number||95060107|
Humanitarian intervention is a controversial concept in international politics because it often involves one country intervening militarily in another country, which requested the intervention. Tony Blair, former British prime minister, equated humanitarian intervention with the concept of "Responsibility to Protect.". Joe Cropp Decem This book investigates how humanitarians balance the laws and principles of civilian protection with the realities of contemporary warzones, where non-state armed actors assert cultural, political and religious traditions that are often at odds with official frameworks.
It explores legal, political, and humanitarian responses during times when the sudden, discontinuous, and disastrous event has become, perhaps paradoxically, a structural component of our political imagination. It asks whether law, politics, and humanitarianism live up to the tests posed by disaster, and the role all of them play in creating a Format: Paperback. Linda Goudsmit is the consummate truth-teller in an era of profound political deceit. The Book of Humanitarian Hoaxes: Killing America with ’Kindness’ should be compulsory reading in advance.
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out of 5 stars 3. Hardcover. $ Understanding the Humanitarian World (Global Institutions) Daniel Maxwell. out of 5 stars 1. Paperback. $/5(5). Read this book on Questia. Since the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has traditionally claimed to be a nonpolitical organization, it is well to explain why a book about the ICRC is entitled Humanitarian Politics.
The words "politics" and "political" in the English language (and in other languages as well) are used to cover a multitude of sins, both literally and figuratively. Books shelved as humanitarianism: A Bed for the Night: Humanitarianism in Crisis by David Rieff, An Imperfect Offering: Humanitarian Action in the Twenty.
In The Politics of Protection, Elizabeth Ferris examines inconsistent ways in which protection is defined and applied. For example, why do certain groups receive international protection while. Book Description. International Humanitarian NGOs and State Relations: Politics, Principles and Identity examines the often discordant relationship between states and international non-governmental organisations working in the humanitarian sector.
INGOs aiming to provide assistance to populations suﬀering from the consequences of conﬂicts and other human-made disasters work in the midst of. Thomas G. Weiss is Presidential Professor of Political Science and Director of the Ralph Bunche Institute for International Studies, the Graduate Center, CUNY.
He is the author of many books, including Humanitarian Intervention and Internal s: 5. "In Humanitarian Intervention: Ideas in Action, Tom Weiss again demonstrates his unique talent for bringing conceptual clarity and rigorous analysis to pressing and messy real-world ting endangered people abroad raises thorny issues - politically, practically, and ethically.
In this engaging book, Weiss offers a conceptual guide to understanding these dilemmas, /5(6). Humanitarian actors have blown in the winds of the prevailing political discourses – be it anti-communism or liberal democracy – as a consequence of their relationship with hegemonic power.
However, humanitarianism in its minimal definition – and its simple act of defiance against the arbitrary exclusion of the means of human survival.
Humanitarianism as a Politics of Life of their existence.1 Humanitarian intervention is a biopolitics insofar as it sets up and manages refugee camps, establishes protected corridors in order to gain access to war casualties, develops statistical tools to measure malnutrition, and.
Wheeler, Nicholas; Bellamy, Alex, 'Humanitarian Intervention in World Politics', in The Globalization of World Politics: an Introduction to International Relations, eds., John Baylis, Steve Smith.
This textbook examines a wide range of humanitarian action issues in five parts, presented by specialists from different academic fields. The respective parts reflect the five core modules of the International NOHA Joint Master’s Programme “International Humanitarian Action”: a) World Politics, b) International Law, c) Public Health, d) Anthropology, and e) Management.
The Politics Of Humanitarian Aid Dr. Paul Spiegel of the Johns Hopkins Center for Humanitarian Health tells NPR's Michel Martin how humanitarian aid has been used — or withheld — for political.
Humanitarianism and politics --Humanitarian and political actors --Getting the relationship right --Looking to the future --Implications for U.S. policy. Series Title: Headline series, no.
Responsibility: Larry Minear and Thomas G. Weiss. 'The Politics of Humanitarian Technology is a pathbreaking book on the use of new technologies in humanitarian crises. Eschewing the conventional view that technologies are neutral and largely beneficial to populations at risk, Jacobsen brilliantly outlines how humanitarian crises have emerged as laboratories for testing and experimenting new, and often problematic, technologies.
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The lethal folly of humanitarian interventionism. In his intriguing new book Cosmopolitan Dystopia, Philip Cunliffe, a senior lecturer in politics and. His most recent book is Military‐Civilian Interactions: Intervening in Humanitarian Crises (Rowman & Littlefield, ). The essay argues that there is no longer any need to ask whether politics and humanitarian action intersect.
The real question is how this intersection can be managed to ensure more humanized politics and more effective. A humanitarian-political organisation on the other hand does sufficient work in both fields and puts these together in order to make as big a difference as possible.
Organisations The first organisation that introduced the concept of humanitarian-policy was Initiative for democracy in Iran (Initiative iran), a non-profit organisation that was. The book raises important issues which have contributed to a deterioration of Palestinian political rights and their well-being.
repeated refugee insistence that the humanitarian is political. The best books on Humanitarian Intervention Philip Cunliffe is the co-editor of Politics without Sovereignty and a lecturer in international conflict at the University of Kent.
He is currently writing a book about developing countries’ contribution to UN peace-keeping missions over the last decade.
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Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Barnett and the other writers in this edited volume raise numerous ethical questions about the work of humanitarian organizations and other NGOs. This has political implications as people and organizations are now being held responsible for /5.
The field of humanitarianism is characterised by profound uncertainty, by a constant need to respond to the unpredictable, and by concepts and practices that often defy simple or straightforward explanation. Humanitarians often find themselves not just engaged in the pursuit of effective action, but also in a quest for meaning.
That is the starting point for this book. Humanitarian action has.