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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This text offers experiences of aid providers in war-torn societies to show that international assistance often reinforces divisions. It calls for a redesign of assistance programmes, and argues that opportunities exist for aid workers to support the processes by which societies disengage from war.
 

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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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