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Choosing the lesser evil; understanding decision making in humanitarian aid NGO’s.

Heyse, L. (2006). Choosing the lesser evil; understanding decision making in humanitarian aid NGO’s. Hampshire: Ashgate publishing company.
This book gives a good picture of the difficulties humanitarian organizations face while trying to help others. There are millions of people in need and only a limited number of NGO’s and recourses to support them. As a [...]

De NGO-gemeenschap in de Europese landen: een beweging in expansie.

Hertogen, E. & Develtere, P. (2002). De NGO-gemeenschap in de Europese landen: een beweging in expansie. Leuven: Hoger instituut voor de arbeid.
This study, executed in name of the Belgian NGO’s federation for humanitarian aid, gives an image of the NGO’s existence in Europe. There are between 4000 and 5000 NGO’s in Europe, of which 20% [...]

Global humanitarianism and the changing aid-media field.

Cottle, S. & Nolan, D. (2007). Global humanitarianism and the changing aid-media field. Journalism studies, 8(6), 862-878
According to Cottle and Nolan, the importance of NGO’s in society is being undermined by the current media landscape. Because of globalization and a competitive market, humanitarian organizations have to take the new ‘media logic’ into account. For an [...]

Author: linschakenraad
Posted on: September 6, 2010

Basics of international humanitarian missions.

 
Cahill, K.M. (2003). Basics of international humanitarian missions. Fortham: University Press.
This book, written by different authors, describes the work field in which Non Governmental Organizations act. The book can be of use to everyone working in the international humanitarian field.  The book provides multiple examples of how to act in developing countries and what difficulties [...]

Author: linschakenraad
Posted on: September 6, 2010
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