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Complex Humanitarian Emergencies: Concepts and Issues

RAIMO VÄYRYNEN

in War, Hunger, and Displacement: VOLUME 1

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198297390
eISBN:
9780191685323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198297390.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the concepts and issues related to the so-called complex humanitarian emergencies. It explains that complex humanitarian emergencies are the ultimate manifestation of the ... More


Strategic Ethiopia

Amanda Kay McVety

in Enlightened Aid: U.S. Development as Foreign Policy in Ethiopia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199796915
eISBN:
9780199933266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199796915.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, World Modern History

World War II changed Ethiopia’s place in the world, making it suddenly valuable to the larger powers in a way that it had never been in the past. Haile Selassie used this to his advantage, working ... More


Ogaden: “Socialist” Neighbors at War

Gebru Tareke

in The Ethiopian Revolution: War in the Horn of Africa

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300141634
eISBN:
9780300156157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300141634.003.0006
Subject:
History, Military History

In mid-1977, the Democratic Republic of Somalia invaded Ethiopia in order to annex the Ogaden, a territory that it had coveted since the 1960s on ethnic and cultural grounds. The invasion, seen as a ... More


Subjects of Empires/Citizens of States: Yemenis in Djibouti and Ethiopia

Samson A. Bezabeh

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9789774167294
eISBN:
9781617976797
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167294.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Although the Horn of Africa was historically one of the earliest destinations for Yemeni migrants, it has been overlooked by scholars, who have otherwise meticulously documented the Yemeni presence ... More


Introduction

Samson A. Bezabeh

in Subjects of Empires/Citizens of States: Yemenis in Djibouti and Ethiopia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9789774167294
eISBN:
9781617976797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167294.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This introductory chapter lays out the groundwork for this volume's primary argument regarding the role that states and empires play in structuring the Yemeni diasporic community. Diasporic groups, ... More


Human impacts and plant conservation

Ahmad Hegazy and Jonathan Lovett-Doust

in Plant Ecology in the Middle East

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199660810
eISBN:
9780191820687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660810.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry, Ecology

This chapter considers the challenges faced by plant conservation in the Middle East, outlining what is needed for successful conservation. It describes how humans are exacerbating the ongoing ... More


The Ethiopian Revolution: War in the Horn of Africa

Gebru Tareke

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300141634
eISBN:
9780300156157
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300141634.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This book is the history of the quarter of the century that led up to the American disaster in Somalia. It also describes the rise and fall of the Ethiopian socialist dictator and ruler, Mengistu ... More


Somalia and External Intervention in the Greater Horn of Africa: 1970–2010

Daniel Maxwell and Nisar Majid

in Famine in Somalia: Competing Imperatives, Collective Failures, 2011–12

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190499389
eISBN:
9780190638559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190499389.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter puts the famine of 2011 in the context of Somalia’s recent history, the political economy of humanitarian aid in the Greater Horn of Africa, and Somalia’s protracted crisis of ... More


Introduction

Leon Fink

in Sweatshops at Sea: Merchant Seamen in the World's First Globalized Industry, from 1812 to the Present

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807834503
eISBN:
9781469603322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877807_fink.3
Subject:
History, Economic History

This book, although not about pirates, begins with the topic of pirates. In April 2009, most Americans were startled to learn that a U.S. flagged merchant ship, the Maersk Alabama, had been attacked ... More


Famine in Somalia: Competing Imperatives, Collective Failures, 2011–12

Daniel Maxwell and Nisar Majid (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190499389
eISBN:
9780190638559
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190499389.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

Some 250,000 people died in the southern Somalia famine of 2011–12, which also displaced and destroyed the livelihoods of hundreds of thousands more. Yet this crisis had been predicted in 2010. The ... More


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