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The Best of Anthropology Today

Jonathan Benthall - Social Science - 2002 - 365 pages
The articles in this influential journal placed it in the thick of a turbulent period for anthropology. Reacting to current research interests and launching what were often ...
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Charitable Crescent: Politics of Aid in the Muslim World

Jonathan Benthall, Jerome Bellion-Jourdan - Political Science - 2003 - 256 pages
Islamic Charity Under Suspicion': such headlines have become familiar since the attacks on the United States on 9.11. The Charitable Crescent is a unique and original account ...
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Returning to Religion: Why a Secular Age is Haunted by Faith

Jonathan Benthall - Social Science - 2008 - 256 pages
How can one explain the resurgence of religion, even in a western context of rationality and scientific endeavour? The persistence of religious expression has compelled even ...
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Islamic Charities and Islamic Humanism in Troubled Times

Jonathan Benthall - Islam - 2016 - 215 pages
This book is the fruit of twenty years' reflection on Islamic charities, both practically and as a key to understand the crisis in contemporary Islam. On the one hand Islam is ...
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A Bed for the Night: Humanitarianism in Crisis

David Rieff - Political Science - 2003 - 381 pages
Draws on first-hand accounts from war zones throughout the world to illustrate a growing gap between humanitarian ambition and capability, tracing the histories of major ...
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The Role and Statuts of International Humanitarian Volunteers and ...

Yves Beigbeder - Social Science - 1991 - 414 pages
Since its birth with the creation of the international Red Cross in 1863, international humanitarian assistance has developed considerably since World War II. In accordance ...
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A Framework for Survival: Health, Human Rights, and Humanitarian Assistance ...

Kevin M. Cahill - Political Science - 1999 - 378 pages
First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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Human Security

Mary Kaldor - Political Science - 2013 - 240 pages
There is a real security gap in the world today. Millions of people in regions like the Middle East or East and Central Africa or Central Asia where new wars are taking place ...
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