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Creeping Unilateralism: Humanitarian Interventions and No‐Fly Zones

David M. Malone

in The International Struggle Over Iraq: Politics in the UN Security Council 1980-2005

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199278572
eISBN:
9780191604119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199278571.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses the third phase of UN involvement in Iraq, characterized by creeping unilateralism, occurring within the context of a more multidisciplinary approach to peace operations. That ... More


Sanctions Enforcer: Economic Sanctions and the Oil‐for‐Food Program

David M. Malone

in The International Struggle Over Iraq: Politics in the UN Security Council 1980-2005

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199278572
eISBN:
9780191604119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199278571.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the inspections-plus-sanctions approach to Iraqi disarmament, which characterized the enforcement aspects of this third phase of UN involvement in Iraq. The sanctions regime ... More


The UNHCR at 50: State Pressures and Institutional Autonomy

Gil Loescher

in The UNHCR and World Politics: A Perilous Path

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246915
eISBN:
9780191599781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246912.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

For the past half century the UNHCR has been central to the international debates about human rights, conflict resolution, sovereignty, intervention and preventative action, and the role of ... More


The History of Humanitarian Authority and the Divisions of the Humanitarian Field

Monika Krause

in The Good Project: Humanitarian Relief NGOs and the Fragmentation of Reason

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226131221
eISBN:
9780226131535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226131535.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter describes the symbolic divisions and differences within the field of humanitarian relief NGOs. In developing their distinctive position on questions of humanitarian policy, agencies draw ... More


What about Human Rights?

Monika Krause

in The Good Project: Humanitarian Relief NGOs and the Fragmentation of Reason

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226131221
eISBN:
9780226131535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226131535.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

In talk of the “international community”, many commentators assume that human rights work and humanitarianism are pulling in the same direction. Others see human rights work and humanitarian relief ... More


Rights-based Humanitarian Indicators in Post-earthquake Haiti *

Margaret L. Satterthwaite

in Governance by Indicators: Global Power through Quantification and Rankings

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199658244
eISBN:
9780199949915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658244.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses the effects and operation of indicators that are used to guide and measure the work of humanitarian relief agencies in their on-the-ground operations in Haiti. It examines two ... More


The Good Project: Humanitarian Relief NGOs and the Fragmentation of Reason

Monika Krause

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226131221
eISBN:
9780226131535
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226131535.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

Since the late 1980s humanitarianism – the immediate relief of suffering in the name of respect for human dignity – has come to dominate western responses to distant suffering. Whether it is a sudden ... More


Religion and Global Development: Intersecting Paths

Katherine Marshall

in Religious Pluralism, Globalization, and World Politics

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195323405
eISBN:
9780199869237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195323405.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Sikhism

This chapter focuses on religious involvement in the world of economic and social development. Here the large faith-inspired development organizations, including Catholic Caritas International, ... More


Introduction

Monika Krause

in The Good Project: Humanitarian Relief NGOs and the Fragmentation of Reason

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226131221
eISBN:
9780226131535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226131535.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter discusses humanitarian relief NGOs as one of the key mediating forces between Western audiences and distant suffering. It introduces the role fields of practice can play in governance ... More


In Pursuit of the Good Project

Monika Krause

in The Good Project: Humanitarian Relief NGOs and the Fragmentation of Reason

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226131221
eISBN:
9780226131535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226131535.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter asks how managers in humanitarian relief NGOs make decisions about where to go and whom to help. Humanitarian relief NGOs are committed to serving people “according to need”, without ... More


Beneficiaries as a Commodity

Monika Krause

in The Good Project: Humanitarian Relief NGOs and the Fragmentation of Reason

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226131221
eISBN:
9780226131535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226131535.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter explores what the pursuit of the good project in humanitarian relief means for how managers imagine people in need. The role of the populations being served has often been ignored by ... More


Conclusion

Monika Krause

in The Good Project: Humanitarian Relief NGOs and the Fragmentation of Reason

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226131221
eISBN:
9780226131535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226131535.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter summarises the argument of the book and returns to the questions about global order raised in the introduction from the perspective of the sociology of fields of specialised practice. It ... More


Who Suffers Most?: Gendered Violence in Natural Disasters and their Aftermath

Jacqui True

in The Political Economy of Violence against Women

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199755929
eISBN:
9780199979516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755929.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 9 investigates how global environmental forces in the form of natural disasters from floods, droughts, and famines to earthquakes, tsunamis, and hurricanes affect the life expectancies of ... More


The Logframe and the History of the Market for Projects

Monika Krause

in The Good Project: Humanitarian Relief NGOs and the Fragmentation of Reason

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226131221
eISBN:
9780226131535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226131535.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter analyses the management tools that have shaped service-delivery in development aid and humanitarian relief. The logframe made the project possible as the central unit of planning of ... More


The Transnationalization of Soldiers, Widows, and War Relief

Erika Kuhlman

in Of Little Comfort: War Widows, Fallen Soldiers, and the Remaking of the Nation after the Great War

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814748398
eISBN:
9780814749050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814748398.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores the transnational impulses that prevailed among war widows' ruminations about their wartime experiences. When Elisabeth Macke compared her widowhood to that of all of the wives ... More


Camps in a Time of War: Civilian Concentration in Southern Africa, 1900–1901

Aidan Forth

in Barbed-Wire Imperialism: Britain's Empire of Camps, 1876-1903

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520293960
eISBN:
9780520967267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293960.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Guerrilla warfare during the South African (or Anglo-Boer) War presented a new context for the development of British camps. On the one hand, camps were a measure of military counterinsurgency that ... More


Human Rights INGOs

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/9780801450730.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter presents how the national origin of human rights international nongovernmental organizations (INGOs) acts as a more specific source of constraint and opportunity. It also argues that the ... More


‘Useless Slaughter’: Benedict XV and the First World War

John Pollard

in The Papacy in the Age of Totalitarianism, 1914-1958

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199208562
eISBN:
9780191785580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208562.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, Church History

After summarizing the early life and career of Giacomo Della Chiesa, this chapter discusses the circumstances surrounding his election as Pope Benedict XV in the conclave of September 1914. It then ... More


Introduction: The Making of the Modern Refugee

Peter Gatrell

in The Making of the Modern Refugee

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199674169
eISBN:
9780191752162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674169.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Military History

The great wars of the twentieth century caused vast numbers of people to leave their homes, and this reinforces the view that the link between war and population displacement is self-evident. But is ... More


Civil Action in the Syrian Conflict

Wendy Pearlman

in Civil Action and the Dynamics of Violence

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190056896
eISBN:
9780190056933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190056896.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The Syrian conflict stands as the most brutally violent conflict of the twenty-first century. Yet it also witnessed an unprecedented blossoming of nonviolent civil action. During the early months of ... More


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