Disaster, Conflict and Society in Crises
Everyday Politics of Crisis Response
|Series title:||Routledge Humanitarian Studies|
|Publication Date:||Aug 2013|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $48.95|
| Book Description: |
Humanitarian crises - resulting from conflict, natural disaster or political collapse - are usually perceived as a complete break from normality, spurring special emergency policies and interventions. In reality, there are many continuities and discontinuities between crisis and normality. What does this mean for our understanding of politics, aid, and local institutions during crises? This book examines this question from a sociological perspective. This book provides a qualitative...