Do No Harm: How Aid Can Support Peace--or War

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Lynne Rienner Publishers, 1999 - Political Science - 161 pages
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Echoing the words of the Hippocratic Oath, the author challenges aid agency staff to take responsibility for the ways that their assistance affects conflicts.
  

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if this is your cup of tea, 5. what if aid work screws things up? that's a question most bright-eyed and bushy-tailed folks ignore. this doesn't sugar coat the effects international aid can have, but ... Read full review

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User Review  - G Barahona - Goodreads

Important. Necessary for for anyone interested in international development. Anderson presents useful examples and case studies of unintended consequences in the field. She also offers some specific practiced solutions. Read full review

Contents

Todays Wars and the Pursuit of Justice
7
Characteristics of Conflict Areas
23
Aids Impact on Conflict Through Resource Transfers
37
Framework for Analyzing Aids Impact on Conflict
67
Introduction to Part 2
79
Peace Building Amid Poverty
119
Supporting Local
131
Reflecting on the Role of Aid
145
Notes
151
Index
157
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About the author (1999)

Mary B. Anderson is President of the Collaborative for Development Action, Inc., a small consulting firm based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. An economist, Mary Anderson has specialized in: rural development strategies that build on local capacities; gender analysis in development programming; the relationships between emergency relief assistance and long-term development; and educational policies as these affect access to primary education in developing countries

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