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A "global nervous system": The rise and rise of European humanitarian NGOs
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2014)
Going a step beyond the guiding principle of Amnesty International and the human rights movement that individuals could change the policies of foreign governments humanitarian NGOs emphasised the power of ...
Biafra's legacy: NGO humanitarianism and the Nigerian civil war
(Overseas Development Institute, 2016-10)
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Humanitarianisms in context
(Taylor & Francis (Routledge), 2016-03-16)
This introduction describes the rapidly expanding history of non-state humanitarianism in terms of three themes. First, it argues that we should think about humanitarianism less in terms of ruptures or breaks, and focus ...
The search for justice: NGOs in Britain and Ireland and the New International Economic Order, 1968-82
(University of Pennsylvania Press, 2015)
The rapid expansion of the international humanitarian NGO community in the long 1970s brought with it much soul-searching on how NGOs could move beyond charity and towards genuine solidarity with the Third World. Drawing ...