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Author Barnett, Michael N., 1960-

Title Humanitarianism contested : where angels fear to tread / Michael Barnett and Thomas G. Weiss
Published Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon, [England] ; New York : Routledge, [2011]


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 MELB  361.7 Bar/Hco  UNAVAILABLE C19
Description xxvii, 154 pages ; 23 cm
Series Routledge global institutions ; 51
Global institutions series.
Contents Machine generated contents note: 1.Humanitarianism: the essentials -- 2."Birth" and maturation, 1864-1945 -- 3.The traditional enterprise, 1945-89 -- 4.The turbulent post-Cold War era: the "new" humanitarianism? -- 5.Turbulent humanitarianism since 1989: rhetoric meets reality -- 6.Humanitarianism's past and possible futures: ten guiding questions
Summary An accessible and engaging work by two of the leading scholars in the field, Humanitarianism Contested is essential reading for all those concerned with the future of human rights and international relations. --Book Jacket
This book provides a succinct but sophisticated understanding of humanitarianism, and insight into the ongoing dilemmas and tensions that have accompanied it since its origins in the early nineteenth century. --
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Humanitarian assistance.
International relief.
Author Weiss, Thomas G. (Thomas George), 1946-
LC no. 2010037784
ISBN 9780415496636 (hardback)
9780415496643 (paperback)