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Above the Fray The Red Cross and the Making of the Humanitarian NGO Sector

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ISBN-10: 022668010X

ISBN-13: 9780226680101

Edition: 2020

Authors: Shai M. Dromi

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From Lake Chad to Iraq, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) provide relief around the globe, and their scope is growing every year. Policymakers and activists often assume that humanitarian aid is best provided by these organizations, who are generally seen as impartial and neutral. In Above the Fray, Shai Dromi investigates why the international community overwhelmingly trusts humanitarian NGOs by looking at the historical development of their culture. With a particular focus on the Red Cross, Dromi reveals that NGOs arose because of the efforts of orthodox Calvinists, demonstrating for the first time the origins of the unusual moral culture that has supported NGOs for the past 150 years.…    
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List price: $99.00
Copyright year: 2020
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 1/24/2020
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 240
Size: 0.64" wide x 0.93" long x 0.07" tall
Weight: 0.968
Language: English