Humanitarianism


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Humanitarianism

The idea that persons ought to be helped, regardless of their race, class, religion, sex, or other aspects of their identity. Humanitarians send money, food, or other necessities to those in need. The term is often associated with charitable organizations. Critics claim that humanitarians have limited impact, while supporters argue that everyone should give what they can to make a larger, aggregate impact.
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The image of faith-based humanitarianism may today be that of growing numbers of evangelical Protestant groups that blur the lines between their proselytizing and their relief and development work, often in locales like Haiti, where there is a long history of mission work.
Fassin deliberately offers little in the way of normative prescription, but his work has serious implications for the study of humanitarianism within international ethics.
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Contrary to any military or civilian governmental ethos, the defining principles of humanitarianism, as articulated by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), are: humanity, impartiality, neutrality, independence, voluntary service, unity, and universality.
He is also a recipient of the Albert Schweitzer Prize for Humanitarianism.
Since the United States became the world's preeminent military and economic power, however, honesty about the imperial prerogative has been subjugated by the rhetoric of humanitarianism.
Driskell: Artist And Scholar" surveys nearly fifty years of Driskell's artistry, scholarship, humanitarianism, creativity and vision, as well as his work as an artist, teacher, curator, collector, and diplomat.
Catherine Dauvergne, Humanitarianism, Identity, and Nation: Migration Laws of Australia and Canada (Vancouver: UBC Press 2005)
The American has won a staggering five Grammy Awards, one Oscar, and a Golden Globe, not to mention a pile of American Music Awards, The People's Choice Award and the Crystal Award for Humanitarianism, the UK's MOBO Award ( and many more.
Sterling, who has once again staggered across that fine line that separates humanitarianism from humiliation?
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Humanitarianism, identity and nation: Migration laws in Canada and Australia.
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