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- DescriptionMedical Humanitarianism provides comparative ethnographies of the moral, practical, and policy implications of modern medical humanitarian practice. It offers twelve vivid case studies that challenge readers to reach a more critical and compassionate understanding of humanitarian assistance.
- Author BiographySharon Abramowitz is Associate Professor of Anthropology and Africa Studies at the University of Florida and author of Searching for Normal in the Wake of the Liberian War, also available from the University of Pennsylvania Press. Catherine Panter-Brick is Professor of Anthropology, Health, and Global Affairs at Yale University, and Director of the MacMillan Program on Conflict, Resilience, and Health. She has coedited six books, most recently Pathways to Peace.
- PublisherUniversity of Pennsylvania Press
- Date of Publication17/09/2015
- GenreSocial Sciences: Textbooks & Study Guides
- Series TitlePennsylvania Studies in Human Rights
- Place of PublicationPennsylvania
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintUniversity of Pennsylvania Press
- Content Note3 illus.
- Weight612 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine23 mm
- Edited byCatherine Panter-Brick,Sharon Alane Abramowitz
- Foreword byPeter Piot
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