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The NGO Care and Food Aid from America 1945-80: Showered With Kindness'?

Heike Wieters

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526117212
eISBN:
9781526128669
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526117212.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book provides a historical account of the non-governmental organization CARE, one of the largest humanitarian NGOs worldwide. Beginning in the 1940s, the author analyzes CARE’s history, taking ... More


The Beginning of the Cold War and the Promotion of Economic Development, 1946–59

Rachel M. McCleary

in Global Compassion: Private Voluntary Organizations and U.S. Foreign Policy Since 1939

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195371178
eISBN:
9780199870592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371178.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter analyzes how PVOs worked with the military and the U.N. Relief and Rehabilitation Administration (UNRRA) in postwar relief and reconstruction efforts. The tension between becoming ... More


Rwanda

Michael Wright, David Clark, and Jennifer Hunt

in Hospice and Palliative Care in Africa: A Review of Developments and Challenges

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199206803
eISBN:
9780191730474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206803.003.0030
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

Rwanda (population 7.95 million people) is a country in Central Africa that covers an area of 26, 338 km2. In resource-poor areas, the blending of supportive care with hospice-palliative care is ... More


Setting up a non-profit enterprise (1945–47)

Heike Wieters

in The NGO Care and Food Aid from America 1945-80: Showered With Kindness'?

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526117212
eISBN:
9781526128669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526117212.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 1 depicts the political, social and economic situation on the European continent at the end of World War Two and gives an account of international and United States relief activities to help ... More


Toward multinational enterprise (1969–80)

Heike Wieters

in The NGO Care and Food Aid from America 1945-80: Showered With Kindness'?

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526117212
eISBN:
9781526128669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526117212.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The final chapter sheds light on CARE’s second internationalization throughout the 1970s, the establishment of CARE Canada and CARE Europe, as well as CARE’s drive towards multinational non-profit ... More


The Importance and Benefits of Teams

Howard M. Blonsky

in The Dropout Prevention Specialist Workbook: A How-To Guide for Building Skills and Competence in Education

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780190090845
eISBN:
9780190090876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190090845.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Communities and Organizations

This chapter explains the benefits of working as a team, what people like or don’t like about working on teams, and the importance of recognizing everyone’s contribution and perspective.


Introduction: Where Have All the Borders Gone?

Sarah S. Stroup

in Borders among Activists: International NGOs in the United States, Britain, and France

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450730
eISBN:
9780801464256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450730.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This introductory chapter presents three prominent nongoverment organizations—Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), Oxford Committee for Famine Relief (Oxfam International), and Cooperative for Assistance ... More


From Europe to Asia and beyond (1948–55)

Heike Wieters

in The NGO Care and Food Aid from America 1945-80: Showered With Kindness'?

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526117212
eISBN:
9781526128669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526117212.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 2 focuses on CARE’s expansion from a private relief organization delivering ten-in-one rations from citizens of the United States to recipients in Europe into a constantly growing ... More


Food aid and private–public cooperation in Egypt

Heike Wieters

in The NGO Care and Food Aid from America 1945-80: Showered With Kindness'?

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526117212
eISBN:
9781526128669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526117212.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 5 is a case study on CARE’s overseas operations in Egypt. It traces CARE’s cooperation with US and Egyptian government agencies and officials and sketches how Cold War dynamics both triggered ... More


Lyndon Johnson’s Food Aid Battles

Barry Riley

in The Political History of American Food Aid: An Uneasy Benevolence

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190228873
eISBN:
9780190228903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190228873.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Johnson made food aid a major element of his foreign relations with several countries. He saw it as a tool, an inducement, a reward or a cudgel. As a product of Senate leadership, he knew how ... More


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