Humanitarianism and Suffering: The Mobilization of Empathy
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Humanitarianism and Suffering: The Mobilization of Empathy

by Richard Ashby Wilson, Richard Wilson
     
 

This book shows how stories of suffering are created and their impact on global politics.See more details below

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This book shows how stories of suffering are created and their impact on global politics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521883856
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
12/31/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
328
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Part I. Histories and Contexts: 1. Mourning, pity, and the work of narrative in the making of 'humanity' Thomas W. Laqueur; 2. Contemporary humanitarianism: the global and the local contemporary David P. Forsythe; 3. Humanitarian reading Joseph R. Slaughter; 4. Global media and the myths of humanitarian relief: the case of the 2004 tsunami Rony Brauman; 5. Hard struggles of doubt: abolitionists and the problem of slave redemption Margaret M. R. Kellow; 6. 'Starving Armenians': the politics and ideology of humanitarian aid in the first decades of the twentieth century Flora A. Keshgegian; 7. International bystanders to the Holocaust and humanitarian intervention Michael R. Marrus; Part II. Narratives and Redress: 8. Victims, relatives and citizens in Argentina: whose voice is legitimate enough? Elizabeth Jelin; 9. Children, suffering and the humanitarian appeal Laura Suski; 10. The physicality of legal consciousness: suffering and the production of credibility in refugee resettlement Kristin Bergtora Sandvik; 11. 'Can you describe this?': human rights reports and what they tell us about the human rights movement Ron Dudai; 12. Financial reparations, blood money, and human rights witness testimony: Morocco and Algeria Susan Slymovics; 13. Remnants and remains: narratives of suffering in post-genocide Rwanda's Gacaca courts Lars Waldorf.

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