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The Resource Doing bad by doing good : why humanitarian action fails, Christopher J. Coyne

Doing bad by doing good : why humanitarian action fails, Christopher J. Coyne

Label
Doing bad by doing good : why humanitarian action fails
Title
Doing bad by doing good
Title remainder
why humanitarian action fails
Statement of responsibility
Christopher J. Coyne
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In 2010, Haiti was ravaged by a brutal earthquake that affected the lives of millions. The call to assist those in need was heard around the globe. Yet two years later humanitarian efforts led by governments and NGOs have largely failed. Resources are not reaching the needy due to bureaucratic red tape, and many assets have been squandered. How can efforts intended to help the suffering fail so badly? In this timely and provocative book, Christopher J. Coyne uses the economic way of thinking to explain why this and other humanitarian efforts that intend to do good end up doing nothing or even causing harm
Cataloging source
CSt/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Coyne, Christopher J
Dewey number
361.2
Index
index present
LC call number
HV553
LC item number
.C698 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Humanitarian assistance
  • Humanitarian intervention
  • Economic assistance
  • Humanitäre Hilfe
  • Humanitäre Intervention
  • Kritik
  • Public-Choice-Theorie
  • Economic assistance
  • Humanitarian assistance
  • Humanitarian intervention
Label
Doing bad by doing good : why humanitarian action fails, Christopher J. Coyne
Link
http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=39338
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-245) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : a living example of the puzzle -- The man of the humanitarian system -- The evolution of humanitarian action -- Adaptability and the planner's problem -- Political competition replaces market competition -- The bureaucracy of humanitarianism -- Killing people with kindness -- Solving the puzzle -- Rethinking the man of the humanitarian system
Control code
ocn818953141
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 258 pages
Isbn
9780804772273
Lccn
2012046254
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780804772280
  • (OCoLC)818953141
Label
Doing bad by doing good : why humanitarian action fails, Christopher J. Coyne
Link
http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=39338
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-245) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : a living example of the puzzle -- The man of the humanitarian system -- The evolution of humanitarian action -- Adaptability and the planner's problem -- Political competition replaces market competition -- The bureaucracy of humanitarianism -- Killing people with kindness -- Solving the puzzle -- Rethinking the man of the humanitarian system
Control code
ocn818953141
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 258 pages
Isbn
9780804772273
Lccn
2012046254
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780804772280
  • (OCoLC)818953141

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