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Books Books 1 - 8 of about 8 related to Disasters, relief and the media.   

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 - 236 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 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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Basics of International Humanitarian Missions

Kevin M. Cahill - Art - 2003 - 350 pages
Explains how to design, build, and manage humanitarian organizations based on the successes of such groups as the World Health Organization and the International Red Cross.
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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 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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