Humanitarian Challenges And Intervention World Politics And The Dilemmas Of Help

Heftet / 1996 / Engelsk
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Humanitarian Challenges and Intervention shows how institutional concerns within the international humanitarian systemcombined with the domestic context of armed conflictsoften yield policies that do not serve the immediate requirements of victims for relief, stabilization, and community reconstruction. Based on case studies of the postCold War experience in Central America, northern Iraq, Somalia, the former Yugoslavia, and Rwanda, the authors make recommendations for a more effective and efficient humanitarian system. }There are two distinct contemporary challenges to the relief of war-induced human suffering: one that occurs within the institutions that make up the international humanitarian system, the other in war zones. Varied interests, resources, and organizational structures within institutions hamper the efficiency and effectiveness of humanitarian operations. At the same timeon the groundethical, legal, and operational challenges and dilemmas continually arise that require humanitarian actors to choose a course of action with associated necessary evils. Humanitarian Challenges and Intervention shows how institutional concernscombined with the domestic context of armed conflictsoften yield policies that do not serve the immediate requirements of victims for relief, stabilization, and community reconstruction. Based on case studies of the postCold War experience in Central America, northern Iraq, Somalia, the former Yugoslavia, and Rwanda, the authors make recommendations for a more effective and efficient humanitarian system. }
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ISBN13
9780813328454
Format
Product format
Heftet
Utgiver
Vendor
Westview Press Inc
Språk
Product language
Engelsk
Publisert
1996