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Famine and Foreigners
Ethiopia Since Live Aid

Engels | Hardcover | 2010

The terrible 1984 famine in Ethiopia focused the world's attention on the country and the issue of aid as never before. Anyone... Meer

Sacred Aid
Faith and Humanitarianism

Engels | Paperback | 2012

The global humanitarian movement, which originated within Western religious organizations in the early nineteenth century, has... Meer

Bottom Billion
Why the Poorest Countries are Failing and What Can be Done About it

Engels | Paperback | 2008

In this elegant and impassioned synthesis from one of the world's leading experts on Africa and poverty, economist Paul Collier... Meer

The Crisis Caravan
What's Wrong with Humanitarian Aid?

Engels | Paperback | 2011

A vast industry has grown up around humanitarian aid: a cavalcade of organizations--some 37,000--compete for a share of the $160... Meer

2013

Engels | Paperback | 2013

During the course of Israel's twenty-two-day military offensive in 2009 on the Gaza Strip 1,300, mostly civilian, Palestinians... Meer

Being Strong in a World Where Things Go Wrong

Engels | Hardcover | 2014

Building resilience--the ability to bounce back more quickly and effectively--is an urgent social and economic issue. Our... Meer

The Extraordinary Communities That Arise in Disaster

Engels | Paperback | 2010

"The freshest, deepest, most optimistic account of human nature I've come across in years."-Bill McKibbenThe most startling thing... Meer

How to Protect Yourself Against Terrorism, Natural Disasters, Fires, Home Invasions, and Everyday Health and Safety Hazards

Engels | Paperback | 2013

An Introduction to International Development

Engels | Paperback | 2009

International development is big business. Official global aid flows from North to South are over $100 billion annually. China and... Meer

The Piper Alpha Disaster

Engels | Paperback | 2009

The fire was visible seventy miles away as a distant, flickering flame on the horizon. The heat generated was so intense that a... Meer

Why the Poorest Countries Are Failing and What Can Be Done About It

Engels | Paperback | 2008

In this elegant and impassioned synthesis from one of the world's leading experts on Africa and poverty, economist Paul Collier... Meer

An Approach to Emergency Situations

Engels | Paperback | 1997

Relief workers face rapidly changing and complex environments, new disease patterns, enormous humanitarian needs and relatively... Meer

Ethnography Of Aid

Engels | Paperback | 1998

This is an ethnography of development in practice. It builds on recent work in the anthropology of development in its examination... Meer

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How the World Came to Save Haiti and Left Behind a Disaster

Engels | Paperback | 2014

On January 12, 2010, the deadliest earthquake in the history of the Western Hemisphere struck the nation least prepared to handle... Meer

Rethinking International Cooperation in a Complex World

Engels | Paperback | 2015

Many agree that the foreign aid system - which today involves virtually every nation on earth - needs drastic change. But there is... Meer

Engels | Paperback | 2008

Foreign aid is now a $100bn business and is expanding more rapidly today than it has for a generation. But does it work? Indeed,... Meer

Love, Betrayal and Death in the Sudan

Engels | Paperback | 2004

Love, corruption, violence and the dangerous politics of aid in the Sudan, by an exciting new writer. Emma McCune's passion for... Meer

My Decade in and Out of Humanitarian Aid

Engels | Paperback | 2013

Jessica Alexander arrived in Rwanda in the aftermath of the 1994 genocide as an idealistic intern, eager to contribute to the work... Meer

Why the End of Poverty Requires the End of Violence

Engels | Hardcover | 2014

A Washington Post bestseller While the world has made encouraging strides in the fight against global poverty, the hidden plague... Meer

Being a Doctor with No Borders (And Other Ways to Stay Single)

Engels | Paperback | 2014

A powerful, heart-breaking, surprisingly funny, honest and ultimately uplifting account of life on the medical frontline, and a... Meer

The Development Revolution from the Global South

Engels | Paperback | 2010

Amid all the complicated economic theories about the causes and solutions to poverty, one idea is so basic it seems radical: just... Meer

Engels | Hardcover | 2012

As there is a need for careful analysis in a world where threats are growing more complex and serious, you need the tools to... Meer

Engels | Ebook | 2015

A Washington Post bestseller While the world has made encouraging strides in the fight against global poverty, the hidden plague... Meer

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My Crash Course in International Diplomacy

Engels | Paperback | 2010

The year is 1997, Michael Soussan, a fresh-faced young graduate takes up a new job at the U.N.’s Oil-for-Food Program, the largest... Meer

Engels | Paperback | 2011

A global catastrophic risk is one with the potential to wreak death and destruction on a global scale. In human history, wars and... Meer

Visits With Refugees In Africa, Cambodia, Pakistan And Ecuador

Engels | Paperback | 2003

Three years ago, award-winning actress Angelina Jolie took on a radically different role as a Goodwill Ambassador for the UN High... Meer

How Being Prepared Can Keep Your Family Safe

Engels | Paperback | 2010

PREPAREDNESS TIPS - Store survival kits in a convenient place known to all family members. - Keep a smaller version of your... Meer

Social Capital in Post-disaster Recovery

Engels | Paperback | 2012

Each year, natural disasters threaten the strength and stability of communities worldwide. Yet responses to the challenges of... Meer

Perspectives from Florida

Engels | Hardcover | 2015

This monograph provides valuable lessons in building disaster resilience for rural communities and beyond. With a focus on... Meer

Dispatches from the Medical Frontline

Engels | Paperback | 2009

Born in Britain in 1960, James Orbinski's family moved to Canada when he was seven years old. As a young man, he became a medic to... Meer

Engels | Paperback | 2013

Since the attacks of September 11, 2001, disaster preparedness and response has developed into a discrete subspecialty in... Meer

Moving from Crisis to Opportunity

Engels | Paperback | 2014

In this fully updated Second Edition, three of today’s most respected crisis/risk communication scholars provide the latest... Meer

Rethinking International Cooperation in a Complex World

Engels | Hardcover | 2013

It is widely recognised that the foreign aid system - which today involves every country in the world - is in need of drastic... Meer

The Paradox of Humanitarian Action

Engels | Paperback | 2002

Humanitarian groups have failed, Fiona Terry believes, to face up to the core paradox of their activity: humanitarian action aims... Meer

A Perfect Storm

Engels | Paperback | 2013

This book explores how international NGOs are navigating these rapid changes, changes that challenge their role and legitimacy,... Meer

Frontline Photography Since 1850

Engels | Hardcover | 2009

War and Humanity traces the history of the largest humanitarian organization in the world - ICRC - through its remarkable... Meer

Managing Disruption, Avoiding Disaster, and Growing Stronger in an Unpredictable World

Engels | Paperback | 2014

New York. Athens. Wenzhou. Boston. Oslo. Dhaka. New Orleans. Nairobi. In recent years, dozens of cities across the globe have been... Meer

Humanitarian Quests, Impossible Dreams of Medecins Sans Frontieres

Engels | Paperback | 2015

This study of Medecins Sans Frontieres / Doctors Without Borders (MSF) casts new light on the organization's founding principles,... Meer

Politics and the Disaster Relief Industry in Africa

Engels | Paperback | 2009

A powerful critique of the international humanitarian agencies dominating famine relief in Africa. --Foreign Affairs This is... Meer

An Ethnography of Aid Policy and Practice

Engels | Paperback | 2004

'A superb book, one of those rarities that can change entire ways of thinking. David Mosse is the first social scientist in a... Meer

Coastal Living in the Wake of Katrina

Engels | Hardcover | 2008

This book offers an accessible analysis of the dangers of living close to the ocean in an era of global warming and... Meer

Biological Citizens After Chernobyl

Engels | Paperback | 2013

On April 26, 1986, Unit Four of the Chernobyl nuclear reactor exploded in then Soviet Ukraine. More than 3.5 million people in... Meer

The Faces and Spaces of Change

Engels | Hardcover | 2015

The world of international non-governmental organisations (INGOs) has dramatically changed during the last two decades. The sector... Meer

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Humanitarianism in an Age of Genocide

Engels | Paperback | 2002

Draws on first-hand accounts from war zones throughout the world to illustrate a growing gap between humanitarian ambition and... Meer

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