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    Humanitarismin monet kasvot

    Douzinas, Costas (2013) Humanitarismin monet kasvot. In: Johansson, F. (ed.) Hyvan Tekeminen ja Valta. Helsinki, Finland: Gaudeamus. ISBN 9789524953054.

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    Book synopsis: After the end of the Cold War, respect for human rights and helping far from suffering distress has become a matter of course. Rarely, however, figuring out the relationship of helping the Western powers and the system of assistance themselves deep contradictions. painful issues do not talk about helping marketing organizations and the news at all. The work questions the everyday vision of humanitarianism making of a good clean and requires ponder held for granted things from another perspective. Humanitarianism and the related activism is seen as a key part of the western global governance of the international system, which creates its own rules and practices. The authors are legal experts, anthropologists, developing country scientists and media scholars. "In ancient Rome, Humanitas meant a good orientation skills and increase. (...) The word for humanity or French humanité meaning and humanity, the humanity. Culture refers to the latter, and most commonly used to describe the aid (food, water, medicines, care and protection), which is administered by war or natural disaster victims. A legal term humanitarian law refers to the so-called laws of war (...) which lays down how the victims of the war (the wounded, prisoners and civilians) should be treated, and who is eligible to receive this assistance .. "


    Item Type: Book Section
    School: Birkbeck Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Business and Law > Birkbeck Law School
    Research Centres and Institutes: Contemporary Literature, Centre for, Humanities, Birkbeck Institute for the (BIH)
    Depositing User: Sarah Hall
    Date Deposited: 08 Mar 2016 14:50
    Last Modified: 02 Aug 2023 17:22


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