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Humanitarianism : a brief history of the present / Michael Barnett and Thomas G. Weiss
The rise of emergency relief aid / James D. Fearon
The imperative to reduce suffering : charity, progress, and emergencies in the field of humanitarian action / Craig Calhoun
Saying "no" to Wal-Mart? : money and morality in professional humanitarianism / Stephen Hopgood
Humanitarian organizations : accountable
why, to whom, for what, and how? / Janice Gross Stein
The grand strategies of humanitarianism / Michael Barnett and Jack Snyder
The power of holding humanitarianism hostage and the myth of protective principles / Laura Hammond
Sacrifice, triage, and global humanitarianism / Peter Redfield
The distributive commitments of international NGOs / Jennifer C. Rubenstein
Humanitarianism as a scholarly vocation / Michael Barnett
Humanitarianism and practitioners : social science matters / Peter J. Hoffman and Thomas G. Weiss.
This volume addresses the humanitarian identity crisis, including humanitarianism's relationship to accountability, great powers, privatization and corporate philanthropy, warlords, and the ethical evaluations that inform life-and-death decision making during and after emergencies.