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Title World in crisis : the politics of survival at the end of the twentieth century / edited by Médecins sans Frontières/Doctors without Borders ; MSF project coordinator, Julia Groenewold, associate editor, Eve Porter
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 1997


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 MELB  361.77 Por/Wic  AVAILABLE
Description xxvi, 213 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
regular print
Contents Preface / Doris Schopper -- Foreword / Rony Branman -- 1. Protection of Civilians in Conflict / Ed Schenkenberg van Mierop -- 2. Frontline Medicine: The Role of International Medical Groups in Emergency Relief / Mike Toole -- 3. International Humanitarian Action: Growing Dilemmas and New Perspectives for the Twenty-First Century / Pierre Gassmann -- 4. The Plight of the World's Refugees at the Crossroads of Protection / Francois Jean -- 5. Falling Through the Net: Outcast and Marginalised Populations / Julia Groenewold and Stephan van Praet -- 6. International Law and Reality: The Protection Gap / Iain Guest and Francoise Bouchet-Saulnier -- 7. Liberia: Can Relief Organizations Cope with the Warlords? / Fabrice Weissman -- 8. Bosnia: In Search of a Lasting Peace / Stephan Oberreit, Pierre Salignon and Renaud Tockert -- 9. Chechnya: Total War and Imperial Quagmire / Francois Jean -- 10. Rwanda Two Years After: An Ongoing Humanitarian Crisis / Vincent Faber
Summary World in Crisis - describing the plight of refugees & civilians caught up in war zones in both First & Third Worlds, Gypsies, the homeless, & AIDS/HIV groups - highlights what can be done to alleviate human suffering in the future
Analysis Developing countries
Humanitarian aid
Nongovernment international agencies
Human rights violations
Peacekeeping operations
International comparisons
Case studies
Overseas item
Medecins Sans Frontieres
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes index
Subject International relief -- Case studies.
Medical assistance -- Developing countries.
Refugees -- Developing countries.
Refugees -- Medical care -- Developing countvies
Refugees -- Medical care -- Developing countries.
Humanitarian assistance -- Developing countries.
Disaster relief -- Developing countries.
International relief -- Developing countries.
Voluntary Health Agencies.
International Cooperation.
Relief Work.
Developing Countries.
Developing countries -- Politics and government.
Genre/Form Aufsatzsammlung
Author Groenewold, Julia.
Porter, Eve.
Médecins sans frontières (Association)
LC no. 97148635
ISBN 0415153786