Humanitarian Reason: A Moral History of the Present [Audiobook] download free by Didier Fassin

Humanitarian Reason: A Moral History of the Present Audiobook download free by Didier Fassin
  • Listen audiobook: Humanitarian Reason: A Moral History of the Present
  • Author: Didier Fassin
  • Release date: 2011/2/3
  • Publisher: UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA PRESS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Medical
  • ISBN: 9780520271173
  • Rating: 8.96 of 10
  • Votes: 521
  • Review by: Brysen Rosser
  • Review rating: 7.36 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/14
  • Duration: 4H20M41S in 256 kbps (70.4 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-09-15
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: WMA, MPEG4, MP3, AIFF, FLAC, WAV, Musepack, MPEG-4 ALS (compression RAR, ZIP, TAR.Z, TZO, LZMA)
  • Total pages original book: 352
  • Includes a PDF summary of 41 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 30M52S (8.2 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: In the face of the world's disorders, moral concerns have provided a powerful ground for developing international as well as local policies. Didier Fassin draws on case materials from France, South Africa, Venezuela, and Palestine to explore the meaning of humanitarianism in the contexts of immigration and asylum, disease and poverty, disaster and war. He traces and analyzes recent shifts in moral and political discourse and practices - what he terms 'humanitarian reason' - and shows in vivid examples how humanitarianism is confronted by inequality and violence. Deftly illuminating the tensions and contradictions in humanitarian government, he reveals the ambiguities confronting states and organizations as they struggle to deal with the intolerable. His critique of humanitarian reason, respectful of the participants involved but lucid about the stakes they disregard, offers theoretical and empirical foundations for a political and moral anthropology.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Business Ethics, Ethical Issues & Debates, Anthropology, Medicine, Migration, Immigration & Emigration
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 31.01 USD
  • Dimensions: 152x229x25mm
  • Weight: 499g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Berkerley, United States

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