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    DescriptionEchoing the words of the Hippocratic Oath, the author challenges aid agency staff to take responsibility for the ways that their assistance affects conflicts. Mary B. Anderson cites the experiences of many aid providers in war-torn societies to show that international assistance - even when it is effective in saving lives, alleviating suffering and furthering sustainable development - too often reinforces divisions among contending groups. But more importantly, she offers hopeful evidence of creative programmes that point the way to new approaches to aid. Calling for a redesign of assistance programmes so that they do not harm while doing their intended good, she argues futher that many opportunities exist for aid workers to in fact support the processes by which societies disengage from war.


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    Title
    Do No Harm
    Subtitle
    How Aid Can Support Peace - or War
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Mary B. Anderson
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 160
    Width: 163 mm
    Height: 230 mm
    Thickness: 9 mm
    Weight: 249 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781555878344
    ISBN 10: 1555878342
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: SOC
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S3.3
    BIC subject category V2: KC
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    BIC subject category V2: JKSR
    Libri: I-PL
    Ingram Subject Code: PL
    B&T General Subject: 650
    BISAC V2.8: SOC033000, POL019000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27830
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    DC21: 338.91
    BISAC V2.8: POL011000
    B&T Approval Code: A43301500
    LC subject heading: ,
    BISAC V2.8: BUS092000
    DC22: 361.26, 361.2/6
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    BISAC V2.8: POL034000
    LC classification: HV544.5 .A53 1999
    Thema V1.0: KC, GTU, KCM, JKSN1, JKSR
    Publisher
    Lynne Rienner Publishers Inc
    Imprint name
    Lynne Rienner Publishers Inc
    Publication date
    01 October 2010
    Publication City/Country
    Boulder, CO
    Table of contents
    Part 1 War and the Impact of Extenal Aid: Today's Wars and the Pursuit of Justice; The Characteristics of Conflict Areas; Aid's Impact on Conflict Through Resource Transfers; Aid's Impact on Conflict Through Implicict Ethical Messages; Framework for Analyzing Aid's Impact on Conflict. Part 2 Capacities for Peace - Case Studies: Food for Work Rebuilding Homes in Khatlon Province, Tajikistan; Sawa/Education for Peace - Uniting Lebanon's Children and Youth During War; Constructing Peace - A Case Study of Guatemala 1976 - 1996; Reconciliation within the Red Cross; International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies in Bosnia and Herzegovina; Two Programs in Somalia - Lower Shabelle and Gedo; From Support of War to Support of Peace - NGOs Operating on Pakistan and Afghanistan. Conclusion: Lessons from the Field.