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Humanitarian Reason
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Didier Fassin
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012 - Publisher: Univ of California Press

Studies primarily France with shorter sections on South Africa, Venezuela, and Palestine.
Solidarity and the Limits of Humanitarianism
Language: en
Authors: Edward Barnes Rackley
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002 - Publisher:

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The Ethics of Everyday Life
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Michael Banner
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-10-23 - Publisher: OUP Oxford

The moments in Christ's human life noted in the creeds (his conception, birth, suffering, death, and burial) are events which would likely appear in a syllabus for a course in social anthropology, for they are of special interest and concern in human life, and also sites of contention and controversy,
The Good Project
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Monika Krause
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-06-19 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press

NGOs set out to save lives, relieve suffering, and service basic human needs. They are committed to serving people across national borders and without regard to race, ethnicity, gender, or religion, and they offer crucial help during earthquakes, tsunamis, wars, and pandemics. But with so many ailing areas in need
Colonization and the Origins of Humanitarian Governance
Language: en
Authors: Alan Lester, Fae Dussart
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-04-17 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

How did those responsible for creating Britain's nineteenth-century settler empire render colonization compatible with humanitarianism? Avoiding a cynical or celebratory response, this book takes seriously the humane disposition of colonial officials, examining the relationship between humanitarian governance and empire. The story of 'humane' colonial governance connects projects of emancipation, amelioration,