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Author: Princeton Nathan Lyman
Publisher: Council on Foreign Relations
Keywords: matters, africa, need, humanitarianism
Number of Pages: 270
Published: 2007
ISBN-10: 0876093713
ISBN-13: 9780876093719

The world's foremost institution on international affairs is proud to present a citizen's guide to Africa--a book that deconstructs the continenet's complex issues and conflicts, as well as clarifies what's at stake for the United States in Africa's future. BEYOND HUMANITARIANISM--MORE THAN_AIDS AND WAR: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT AFRICA AND WHY IT MATTERS is a primer about the issues that are in the news as well as those that are not. Drawing on articles from "Foreign Affairs," the Council's reports published by the Council, this book is an essential guide to debates ab

Author: Anthony Lake
Publisher: Council on Foreign Relations
Keywords: independent, task, force, report, africa, strategic, approach, humanitarianism
Number of Pages: 174
Published: 2006
ISBN-10: 0876093535
ISBN-13: 9780876093535

This Council-sponsored Independent Task Force Report argues that Africa is becoming steadily more central to the United States and to the rest of the world in ways that transcend humanitarian interests. Africa now plays an increasingly significant role in supplying energy, preventing the spread of terrorism, and halting the devastation of HIV/AIDS. Africa's growing importance is reflected in the intensifying competition with China and other countries for both access to African resources and influence in this region. A more comprehensive U.S. policy toward Africa is needed, the report states, a

Author: Raymond Sturgis
Publisher: Raymond Sturgis
Keywords: passion, power, love, oprah
Number of Pages: 88
Published: 2010-06-26
ISBN-10: 1453664092
ISBN-13: 9781453664094

Icon Oprah Winfrey has embrace her role as one of the most positive and powerful people on earth, and there seem to be no end in sight. Oprah has battled criticism, lawsuits and competition, only to emerge victorious with only a few scratches. Her humanitarianism is remarkable and her commitment to education and conquering personal setbacks has inspired people to better the world. There is much not a person can say about OPRAH, she has conquered the world, and will be in the hearts and soul of people forever. This book is a poetic journey of the Queen of Television and radio. Although there wi

Author: Andrew T. Scull
Publisher: University of California Press
Keywords: psychiatry, historical, perspective, american, anglo, order, mental, disorder, social
Number of Pages: 380
Published: 1989
ISBN-10: 0520064062
ISBN-13: 9780520064065

Contents          Acknowledgments          Chapter One  Reflections on the Historical Sociology of Psychiatry         Chapter Two  Humanitarianism or Control? Some Observations on the Historiography of Anglo-American Psychiatry         Chapter Three  The Domestication of Madness         Chapter Four  Moral Treatment Reconsidered         Chapter Five  Th

Authors: Catherine Cross, Derik Gelderblom, Niel Roux, Jonath
Publisher: HSRC Press
Keywords: africa, saharan, sub, migration, views
Number of Pages: 304
Published: 2006-01-02
ISBN-10: 0796921652
ISBN-13: 9780796921659

Migration by the poor is a scorching issue in the world today – both inside their own countries and on the international scene, the world’s poor are voting with their feet to escape poverty and make their bid for new lives in new places. Public anxiety is reaching fever pitch in the developed world, xenophobia is spreading, and governments everywhere are struggling to mobilize policies that will enable them to respond humanely and effectively to a rising human tide. How does Africa stand on migration?As the world’s poorest continent, Africa is seeing an increasing number of its citizens
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