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Coyne, Christopher J., author
Doing bad by doing good : why humanitarian action fails / Christopher J. Coyne
Alternate Title Why humanitarian action fails
Production, publication, distribution, manufacture, copyright Stanford, California : Stanford Economics and Finance, an imprint of Stanford University Press, [2013]
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  HV553 .C698 2013    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Humanitarian assistance -- Economic aspects
Humanitarian intervention -- Economic aspects
Economic assistance
Physical Description xiv, 258 pages ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-245) and index
Contents Introduction : a living example of the puzzle -- The man of the humanitarian system -- The evolution of humanitarian action -- Adaptability and the planner's problem -- Political competition replaces market competition -- The bureaucracy of humanitarianism -- Killing people with kindness -- Solving the puzzle -- Rethinking the man of the humanitarian system

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