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Disaster, conflict and society in crises : everyday politics of crisis response / edited by Dorothea Hilhorst.

Contributor(s): Hilhorst, Thea.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Routledge humanitarian studies series ; 1.Publisher: Abingdon, Oxon : Routledge, 2013Description: xiv, 284 pages : illustrations, maps (black and white) ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780415640824 (pbk.); 9780415640817 (hbk.).Subject(s): Disaster relief | Emergency management | Conflict management | Economic assistanceDDC classification: 363.348 DIS Online resources: Table of contents
Contents:
Disaster, conflict and society in crises : everyday politics of crisis response / Dorothea Hilhorst -- Discourses of war, peace and peace-building in Sri Lanka / Georg Frerks -- The political history of disaster management in Mozambique / Luis Artur -- The de-disasterization of food crises : structural reproduction or change in policy development and response options? : a case study from Ethiopia / Jan-Gerrit van Uffelen -- The politics of "catastrophization" / Jeroen Warner -- Conflict, governance and institutional multiplicity : parallel governance in Kosovo and Chiapas (Mexico) / Gemma van der Haar and Merel Heijke -- Two decades of ordering refugees : the development of institutional multiplicity in Kenya's Kakuma refugee camp / Bram Jansen -- Conflict minerals in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) : planned interventions and unexpected outcomes / Jeroen Cuvelier -- Institutional multiplicity in post-conflict reconstruction : the case of a local church in Bunjei, Angola / Maliana Serrano -- Flying below the radar : inter-ethnic marriages in Sri Lanka's war zone / Timmo Gaasbeek -- Humanitarian space as arena : a perspective on the everyday politics of aid / Dorothea Hilhorst and Bram J. Jansen -- The politics of peacebuilding through strengthening civil society / Mathijs van Leeuwen -- The everyday politics of disaster risk reduction in central Java, Indonesia / Annelies Heijmans -- Post-conflict recovery and linking relief, rehabilitation and development in Angola : from crisis to normality? / Hilde van Dijkhorst -- Doing good being nice? : aid legitimacy and mutual imaging of aid workers and aid recipients / Dorothea Hilhorst, Gemma Andriessen, Lotte Kemkens and Loes Weijers.
Summary: This book provides a qualitative inquiry into the social and political dynamics of local institutional response, international policy and aid interventions in crises caused by conflict or natural disaster. Emphasising the importance of everyday practices, this book qualitatively unravels the social and political working of policies, aid programmes and local institutions.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Disaster, conflict and society in crises : everyday politics of crisis response / Dorothea Hilhorst -- Discourses of war, peace and peace-building in Sri Lanka / Georg Frerks -- The political history of disaster management in Mozambique / Luis Artur -- The de-disasterization of food crises : structural reproduction or change in policy development and response options? : a case study from Ethiopia / Jan-Gerrit van Uffelen -- The politics of "catastrophization" / Jeroen Warner -- Conflict, governance and institutional multiplicity : parallel governance in Kosovo and Chiapas (Mexico) / Gemma van der Haar and Merel Heijke -- Two decades of ordering refugees : the development of institutional multiplicity in Kenya's Kakuma refugee camp / Bram Jansen -- Conflict minerals in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) : planned interventions and unexpected outcomes / Jeroen Cuvelier -- Institutional multiplicity in post-conflict reconstruction : the case of a local church in Bunjei, Angola / Maliana Serrano -- Flying below the radar : inter-ethnic marriages in Sri Lanka's war zone / Timmo Gaasbeek -- Humanitarian space as arena : a perspective on the everyday politics of aid / Dorothea Hilhorst and Bram J. Jansen -- The politics of peacebuilding through strengthening civil society / Mathijs van Leeuwen -- The everyday politics of disaster risk reduction in central Java, Indonesia / Annelies Heijmans -- Post-conflict recovery and linking relief, rehabilitation and development in Angola : from crisis to normality? / Hilde van Dijkhorst -- Doing good being nice? : aid legitimacy and mutual imaging of aid workers and aid recipients / Dorothea Hilhorst, Gemma Andriessen, Lotte Kemkens and Loes Weijers.

This book provides a qualitative inquiry into the social and political dynamics of local institutional response, international policy and aid interventions in crises caused by conflict or natural disaster. Emphasising the importance of everyday practices, this book qualitatively unravels the social and political working of policies, aid programmes and local institutions.

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