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Author Sch©·umer, Tanja
Title New humanitarianism [electronic resource] : Britain and Sierra Leone, 1997-2003 / Tanja Sch©·umer
Imprint Basingstoke [England] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008
book jacket
Descript xiv, 204 p. : ill., maps
Series Palgrave studies in development
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 184-193) and index
The Politics of New Humanitarianism -- DFID and New Humanitarianism -- Agents of War and the Causes of Violent Conflict -- Pax Britannica: New Humanitarianism in Sierra Leone -- Implementing New Humanitarianismin Sierra Leone -- Shifting Sands: British New Humanitarianism
Electronic reproduction. Basingstoke, England : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009. Mode of access:World Wide Web. System requirements: Web browser. Title from title screen (viewed on Mar. 3, 2009). Access may berestricted to users at subscribing institutions
Humanitarian emergency assistance is a vital, but complex activity. Since the 1990s, donors and aid agencies have re-evaluated policy and practice, and in 1998 the British government developed a policy of New Humanitarianism to address the shortcomings and role of humanitarian assistance in tackling conflict and furthering development.. This book analyses New Humanitariansim and is effectiveness in Sierra Leone - the test case for the policy. Placing the experience of Sierra Leone in context with other states, including Iraq and Sudan, Tanja Sch©·umer outlinesthe dramatic impact that NewHumanitarianism has for the future of international humanitarian policy
Link Original 0230545173 9780230545175 (DLC) 2007048533 (OCoLC)182857009
Subject Humanitarian assistance -- Great Britain -- History
Humanitarianism -- History
Humanitarian assistance -- Sierra Leone -- History
Electronic books. local
Alt Author Palgrave Connect (Online service)
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