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The Resource Humanitarian reason : a moral history of the present, Didier Fassin ; translated by Rachel Gomme

Humanitarian reason : a moral history of the present, Didier Fassin ; translated by Rachel Gomme

Label
Humanitarian reason : a moral history of the present
Title
Humanitarian reason
Title remainder
a moral history of the present
Statement of responsibility
Didier Fassin ; translated by Rachel Gomme
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
Studies primarily France with shorter sections on South Africa, Venezuela, and Palestine
Cataloging source
DLC
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Fassin, Didier
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
Language note
Translated from the French title "Raison humanitaire"
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Gomme, Rachel
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Humanitarian assistance
  • International relief
Label
Humanitarian reason : a moral history of the present, Didier Fassin ; translated by Rachel Gomme
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 311-324) and index
Contents
Introduction: humanitarian government -- Suffering unveiled: listening to the excluded and the marginalized -- Pathetic choice: exposing the misery of the poor -- Compassion protocol: legalizing diseased undocumented immigrants -- Truth ordeal: attesting violence for asylum seekers -- Ambivalent hospitality: governing the unwanted -- Massacre of the innocents: representing childhood in the age of AIDS -- Desire for exception: managing disaster victims -- Subjectivity without subjects: reinventing the figure of the witness -- Hierarchies of humanity: intervening in international conflicts -- Conclusion: critique of humanitarian reason
Control code
ocn707842753
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xvi, 336 p.
Isbn
9780520271166
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2011011327
System control number
(OCoLC)707842753
Label
Humanitarian reason : a moral history of the present, Didier Fassin ; translated by Rachel Gomme
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 311-324) and index
Contents
Introduction: humanitarian government -- Suffering unveiled: listening to the excluded and the marginalized -- Pathetic choice: exposing the misery of the poor -- Compassion protocol: legalizing diseased undocumented immigrants -- Truth ordeal: attesting violence for asylum seekers -- Ambivalent hospitality: governing the unwanted -- Massacre of the innocents: representing childhood in the age of AIDS -- Desire for exception: managing disaster victims -- Subjectivity without subjects: reinventing the figure of the witness -- Hierarchies of humanity: intervening in international conflicts -- Conclusion: critique of humanitarian reason
Control code
ocn707842753
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xvi, 336 p.
Isbn
9780520271166
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2011011327
System control number
(OCoLC)707842753

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