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Western Spectacle of Governance and the Emergence of Humanitarian World Politics

Authors: Aaltola, M.

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The book examines the patterns of co-option and collaboration between the ethical and political traditions of the humanitarianism in various world political spectacles: September 11th, Iraq and Afganistan, Darfur, SARS and Avian Flu, and US transformational HIV/AIDS diplomacy.

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MIKA AALTOLA is currently a Visiting Professor at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, USA.

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"Aaltola has written an importantand highly stimulating book that asks serious questions about pain and the humanitarian response. Buddha's injunction to be 'compassionate' will never seem simple again." - Stephen Chan, Professor of International Relations, University of London


Table of contents (7 chapters)

Table of contents (7 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Western Spectacle of Governance and the Emergence of Humanitarian World Politics
Authors
Copyright
2009
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc.
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-62210-4
DOI
10.1057/9780230622104
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VI, 204
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