Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2009.
ix, 318 pages ; 24 cm
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction / Richard Ashby Wilson and Richard D. Brown Histories and contexts Mourning, pity, and the work of narrative in the making of "humanity" / Thomas W. Laqueur Contemporary humanitarianism : the global and the local / David P. Forsythe Humanitarian reading / Joseph R. Slaughter Global media and the myths of humanitarian relief : the case of the 2004 Tsunami / Rony Brauman Hard struggles of doubt : abolitionists and the problem of slave redemption / Margaret M.R. Kellow "Starving Armenians" : the politics and ideology of humanitarian aid in the first decades of the twentieth century / Flora A. Keshgegian International bystanders to the Holocaust and humanitarian intervention / Michael R. Marrus Narratives and redress Victims, relatives, and citizens in Argentina : whose voice is legitimate enough? / Elizabeth Jelin Children, suffering, and the humanitarian appeal / Laura Suski The physicality of legal consciousness : suffering and the production of credibility in refugee resettlement / Kristin Bergtora Sandvik "Can you describe this?" : human rights reports and what they tell us about the human rights movement / Ron Dudai Financial reparations, blood money, and human rights witness testimony : Morocco and Algeria / Susan Slymovics Remnants and remains : narratives of suffering in post-genocide Rwanda's Gacaca courts / Lars Waldorf.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.