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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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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