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Future of Humanitarian Mine Action

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This volume takes stock of the present state of Humanitarian Mine Action (HMA), looking at lessons that have been learned with the aim of further strengthening policies and practices in the future. It draws on the most recent findings from scholarly research and field programmes. Among the contributors are academics, decision-makers and practitioners.

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Overview

This volume takes stock of the present state of Humanitarian Mine Action (HMA), looking at lessons that have been learned with the aim of further strengthening policies and practices in the future. It draws on the most recent findings from scholarly research and field programmes. Among the contributors are academics, decision-makers and practitioners.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781403932624
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication date: 5/28/2004
  • Series: Third Worlds Series
  • Pages: 224
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Kristian Berg Harpviken is at the International Peace Research Institute, Oslo, Norway.

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Table of Contents

The Future of Humanitarian Mine Action: A Research Agenda—K.Berg Harpviken
• Applying the Lessons of Ottawa's Past in Order to Meet the Challenges of Ottawa's Future—K.Brinkert
• Ethical Practices in Mine Action and the Idea of Global Civil Society—J.Marshall Beier
• Humanitarian Mine Action as Peacebuilder—K.Berg Harpviken
• Capacity-building in Practice: A View from the Field—R.McGrath
• Balancing Risk: Village Demining in Cambodia—R.Bottomley
• Mine Smartness and the Community Voice in Mine-Awareness Education: Lessons from Afghanistan and Angola—N.Andersson
• Community Engagement in Humanitarian Mine Action: Risky Business or Constructive Assistance?—B.A.Skara
• Approaches to Impact Assessment in Mine Action—K.Berg Harpviken, A.S.Millard & K.E.Kjellman
• The Global Landmine Impact Survey—B.Eaton
• Making Analytical Tools Operational: Task Impact Assessment—B.Goslin
• Mine Action: A Good Ship with Poor Steering—C.Horwood

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