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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 ...
'Ah, Ireland, the caring nation': foreign aid and Irish state identity in the long 1970s
(Cambridge University Press, 2013-05)
On a plane leaving Baidoa refugee camp in Somalia in late 1992, an Arab doctor offered John O'Shea, head of the relief agency Goal, a glimpse of how the Irish were viewed in that civil war-ravaged state. ‘Ah, Ireland’, he ...
Between internationalism and empire: Ireland, the 'Like-Minded' group, and the search for a new international order, 1974-82
(Taylor & Francis (Routledge), 2015-07-31)
This article examines the response of a group of small and medium-sized states to the Global South's demands for a new international economic order in the 1970s and early 1980s. Reading that experience through the eyes of ...
Humanitarian encounters: Biafra, NGOs and imaginings of the Third World in Britain and Ireland, 1967-70
(Taylor & Francis, 2014-08-21)
This article examines the influence of the Biafran humanitarian crisis on British and Irish conceptions of the Third World. Drawing on evidence from NGOs in both countries, it argues that the explosion of non-governmental ...
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 ...