Why Humanitarian Emergencies Occur. Insights from the Interface of State, Democracy and Civil Society
This paper provides a beginning toward explaining why humanitarian emergencies have been so substantial in the post-cold war era, a period expected to be less violent. The humanitarian emergencies of the contemporary period tend to be state-centred, focus on identity claism, and occur in developing countries facing the contradictions of capitalist modernity.
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|Date of creation:||1997|
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