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The Role of Spirituality in Humanitarian Crisis Survival and Recovery

Peter Walker, Dyan Mazurana, Amy Warren, George Scarlett, and Henry Louis

in Sacred Aid: Faith and Humanitarianism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199916023
eISBN:
9780199950447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199916023.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses the available knowledge on the relationship between well-being and spirituality, especially during traumatic environmental and humanitarian crises. It studies the evidence on ... More


Aiding the World's Poor: New Challenges for Donor States

Roger C. Riddell

in Giving Well: The Ethics of Philanthropy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199739073
eISBN:
9780199855872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199739073.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter provides a comprehensive overview of the aid landscape, including a detailed discussion of the social, economic, and political factors that prevail and that influence the effectiveness ... More


Humanitarian Action and the Neglect of Education

Dana Burde

in Schools for Conflict or for Peace in Afghanistan

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169288
eISBN:
9780231537513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169288.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter examines the neglect of education in dispensing humanitarian aid. While nearly all humanitarians believe that aid should be neutral or apolitical, they remain divided in terms of their ... More


What Visibility Conceals: Re-embedding Refugee Migration from Iraq

Géraldine Chatelard

in Dispossession and Displacement: Forced Migration in the Middle East and North Africa

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264591
eISBN:
9780191734397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264591.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Since the Anglo-American invasion and the fall of the Ba’athist regime in 2003, Iraq has been through profound changes. New and heightened levels of human security have led to large numbers of ... More


African Union: Return and Resettlement: A Survey of Refugee Law and Policy in Africa

Andrew J. Novak

in Immigration Worldwide: Policies, Practices, and Trends

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195388138
eISBN:
9780199863440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388138.003.0028
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Communities and Organizations

The African refugee regime protects and provides for the nearly 3 million refugees on the African continent. Grounded in regional and international treaties, the protection of refugees in Africa is ... More


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

Rachel M. McCleary

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195371178
eISBN:
9780199870592
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371178.001.1
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book examines how American foreign policy has shaped the relationship between international private voluntary organizations and the U.S. federal government. Private voluntary organizations ... More


Narrow Versus Comprehensive Justification in Humanitarian Aid: A Case Study of the CERF

Alexander Brown

in International Development and Human Aid: Principles, Norms and Institutions for the Global Sphere

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474414470
eISBN:
9781474427005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474414470.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter provides a more comprehensive justification of the UN Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) by supplementing conventional justifications with one of two fundamental principles of global ... More


Transcending Borders: No More Deaths and a Higher Moral Law

Ananda Rose

in Showdown in the Sonoran Desert: Religion, Law, and the Immigration Controversy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199890934
eISBN:
9780199949793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199890934.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the high-profile clashes between federal law enforcement officials and members of another of Arizona's border ministries, No More Deaths. The group's approach is more ... More


Rethinking Religion and World Affairs

Timothy Samuel Shah, Alfred Stepan, and Monica Duffy Toft (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199827978
eISBN:
9780199933020
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827978.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In recent years, the importance of religion in the study and conduct of international affairs has come precipitously into view. This book seeks both to interrogate the problematic neglect of religion ... More


The Middle East: A Mandatory Return to Humanitarian Action

Caroline Abu Sa’Da

in Land of Blue Helmets: The United Nations and the Arab World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520286931
eISBN:
9780520961982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286931.003.0018
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines how the Syrian crisis has exposed the limitations of mixing political and humanitarian activities and its damaging impact on the delivery of much-needed assistance to Syrian ... More


Residential Care for Children in Romania: A Model for Child Protection Reform in Central and Eastern Europe

OVIDIU GAVRILOVICI

in Residential Care of Children: Comparative Perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195309188
eISBN:
9780199863907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309188.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter discusses child protection reform in Romania. Romania's progress in improving child protective services has been remarkable, especially in the past few years. The humanitarian aid and ... More


Economic Well-Being and Economic Justice

in The Foreign Policy Disconnect: What Americans Want from Our Leaders but Don't Get

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226644615
eISBN:
9780226644592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226644592.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter shows that contrary to much conventional wisdom, the U.S. public does not reject the idea of foreign aid. Instead, opposition to existing aid programs focuses on strategic and military ... More


Too Much of a Good Thing? Foreign Aid and Pathological Altruism

Guruprasad Madhavan and Barbara Oakley

in Pathological Altruism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199738571
eISBN:
9780199918669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199738571.003.0164
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Altruism and emotional contagion have a powerful capacity to mobilize financial and humanitarian aid to impoverished nations. Although external economic assistance has been helpful for many ... More


Desire For Exception: Managing Disaster Victims

Didier Fassin

in Humanitarian Reason: A Moral History of the Present

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520271166
eISBN:
9780520950481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520271166.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter discusses the aftermath of Tragedia in Venezuela in 1999, when the National Constituent Assembly declared a state of emergency and gave full power to President Hugo Chávez to deal with ... More


The Hazards of Rescue

C. A. J. Coady

in Human Rights: Moral or Political?

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198713258
eISBN:
9780191781704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198713258.003.0025
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

After briefly exploring the background to and nature of human rights, and endorsing their importance and significant universality, this chapter examines the problems that can afflict the humanitarian ... More


International Development and Human Aid: Principles, Norms and Institutions for the Global Sphere

Paulo Barcelos and Gabriele De Angelis (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474414470
eISBN:
9781474427005
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474414470.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Are global standards of aid, assistance and redistribution achievable in practice? The eight chapters within this book assess fields including humanitarian and development aid, the slave trade, ... More


“Hunger War”: Humanitarian Rights and the Radfan Campaign

Brian Drohan

in Brutality in an Age of Human Rights: Activism and Counterinsurgency at the End of the British Empire

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501714658
eISBN:
9781501714672
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501714658.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

Chapter three examines the 1964 Radfan campaign. During the campaign, security forces purposefully targeted civilian livelihoods by driving the population from their homes, burning food stores, ... More


Development Infrastructure: Economics, Health, and Education

Fionnuala Ní Aoláin, Dina Francesca Haynes, and Naomi Cahn

in On the Frontlines: Gender, War, and the Post-Conflict Process

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195396645
eISBN:
9780199918416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195396645.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

Development programs, more than post-conflict reconstruction, have begun to take gender into account in structural and policy-oriented ways, and as such stands a credible chance of offering positive ... More


The Bulgarian atrocities: a bird’s eye view of intervention with emphasis on Britain, 1875–78

Alexis Heraclides and Ada Dialla

in Humanitarian intervention in the long nineteenth century: Setting the precedent

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719089909
eISBN:
9781781708484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089909.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

The great power involvement triggered by the Bulgarian atrocities of 1876 was part of a wider international reaction to uprisings in the Balkans. Austria-Hungary and Germany were supportive of mild ... More


We Are a Card in Their Game: American Policy Takes Shape, January to September 1982

Gregory F. Domber

in Empowering Revolution: America, Poland, and the End of the Cold War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781469618517
eISBN:
9781469618531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469618517.003.0003
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter focuses on America's foreign policy toward Poland, beginning in January 1982 and lasting until September of that year. More specifically, it examines the growth of humanitarian aid and ... More


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