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Aid and Intervention -

Related categories: Changing the World / Peace & Human Rights / Anti-Capitalism & Global Inequality /
Related booklists: Poverty & Inequality Worldwide, Peace, War and Non-Violence,

These are some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many others that we can also order! (Note: this website cannot tell you if we have a book in stock right now or not, and though we do our best to keep information up to date, occasionally prices may have changed.)
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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 7 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book Today We Drop Bombs, Tomorrow We Build Bridges: How Foreign Aid Became a Casualty of War by Peter Gill
    Today We Drop Bombs, Tomorrow We Build Bridges: How Foreign Aid Became a Casualty of War - by Peter Gill

    £12.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781783601226 | ISBN 10: 1783601221

    The war on terror has politicised foreign aid as never before. Aid workers are being killed at an alarming rate and civilians in war-torn countries abandoned to their fate.   From the ravaged streets of Mogadishu to the unending struggle in H ... more

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  • Cover image of book A New Generation Draws the Line: "Humanitarian" Intervention and the Standards of the West by Noam Chomsky
    A New Generation Draws the Line: "Humanitarian" Intervention and the Standards of the West - by Noam Chomsky

    £18.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780745332345 | ISBN 10: 074533234x

    How do we understand the ethics of humanitarian intervention in today’s world? After Western intervention in Libya's civil war this new edition of A New Generation Draws the Line provides timely answers.   In a new chapter on recent inter ... more

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  • Cover image of book Congo Masquerade: The Political Culture of Aid Inefficiency and Reform Failure by Theodore Trefon
    Congo Masquerade: The Political Culture of Aid Inefficiency and Reform Failure - by Theodore Trefon

    £15.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781848138360 | ISBN 10: 1848138369

    Congo Masquerade is about mismanagement, hypocrisy and powerlessness in what has proved to be one of Africa's most troublesome and volatile states. In this scathing study of catastrophic aid inefficiency, Trefon argues that whilst others have examine ... more

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  • Cover image of book War Games: The Story of Aid and War in Modern Times by Linda Polman
    War Games: The Story of Aid and War in Modern Times - by Linda Polman

    £9.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780670919772 | ISBN 10: 0670919772

    From Rwanda to Afghanistan, from Sudan to Iraq, this brilliantly written and at times blackly funny work of reportage shows how the humanitarian aid industry, the media and warmongers the world over are locked in a cycle of mutual support.   Draw ... more

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  • Cover image of book Managing the Undesirables: Refugee Camps and Humanitarian Government by Michel Agier
    Managing the Undesirables: Refugee Camps and Humanitarian Government - by Michel Agier

    £17.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780745649023 | ISBN 10: 0745649025

    Official figures classify some fifty million of the world’s people as 'victims of forced displacement'. Refugees, asylum seekers, disaster victims, the internally displaced and the temporarily tolerated - categories of the excluded proliferate, but m ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Thin Blue Line: How Humanitarianism Went to War by Conor Foley
    The Thin Blue Line: How Humanitarianism Went to War - by Conor Foley

    £9.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781844676286 | ISBN 10: 1844676285

    A first-hand account of the failure of humanitarian intervention, from Somalia to Iraq.  The idea that we should “do something” to help those suffering in far-off places is the main impulse driving those who care about human rights. Yet from ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Trouble with Aid: Why Less Could Mean More for Africa by Jonathan Glennie
    The Trouble with Aid: Why Less Could Mean More for Africa - by Jonathan Glennie

    £13.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781848130401 | ISBN 10: 1848130406

    Africa is poor. If we send it money it will be less poor. It seems perfectly logical, doesn't it? Millions of people in the rich world, moved by images on television and appalled by the miserable conditions endured by so many in other countries, have ... more

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