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Humanitarian Reason A Moral History of the Present

ISBN-10: 0520271173
ISBN-13: 9780520271173
Edition: 2012
Authors: Didier Fassin
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Book details

Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 10/4/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

Didier Fassinis the James D. Wolfensohn Professor of Social Science at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton. He is the author ofWhen Bodies Remember: Experiences of AIDS in South Africa(UC Press).

Preface to the English Edition
Introduction Humanitarian Government
Suffering Unveiled Listening to the Excluded and the Marginalized
Pathetic Choice Exposing the Misery of the Poor
Compassion Protocol Legalizing Diseased Undocumented Immigrants
Truth Ordeal Attesting Violence for Asylum Seekers
Ambivalent Hospitality Governing the Unwanted
Massacre of the Innocents Representing Childhood in the Age of Aids
Desire for Exception Managing Disaster Victims
Subjectivity without Subjects Reinventing the Figure of the Witness
Hierarchies of Humanity Intervening in International Conflicts
Critique of Humanitarian Reason

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