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A Bed for the Night

Humanitarianism in Crisis

A Bed for the Night( )
Author: Rieff, David
ISBN:978-0-684-80977-9
Publication Date:Dec 2002
Publisher:Simon & Schuster
Imprint:Simon & Schuster
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $49.95
Book Description:

Timely and controversial, "A Bed for the Night" reveals how humanitarian organizations trying to bring relief in an ever more violent and dangerous world are often betrayed and misused, and have increasingly lost sight of their purpose. Humanitarian relief workers, writes David Rieff, are the last of the just. And in the Bosnias, the Rwandas, and the Afghanistans of this world, humanitarianism remains the vocation of helping people when they most desperately need help, when they have...
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Book Details
Pages:384
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Disasters & Disaster Relief
Political Science / Intergovernmental Organizations
Social Science / Philanthropy & Charity
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):16.662 x 24.232 x 2.692 cm
Book Weight:0.606 Kilograms



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