Journals Higher Education



Published: 30 August 2017

336 Pages | 9 black & white illustrations, 3 charts

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9781526117212

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The NGO Care and Food Aid from America 1945-80

Showered With Kindness'?

First Edition

Heike Wieters

Published by Manchester University Press

Humanitarianism Key Debates and New Approaches MUP

  • New in paperback
  • Provides a concise overview on the history of one of the largest humanitarian NGOs worldwide
  • Analyzes CARE>'s organizational history with a view to general trends of humanitarian history (rise of NGOs) in the second half of the 20th century
  • Contributes to a new and better understanding of NGOs-State relations
  • Helps readers to fathom the economic and business related aspects of humanitarian organizations and their drive towards organizational size, economic growth and expansion into new fields of service
  • A unique perspective on the agency of private American players in the internationalizing sector of humanitarian relief

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