The Good Project Humanitarian Relief Ngos And The Fragmentation Of Reason

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In “The Good Project Humanitarian Relief NGOs and the Fragmentation of Reason” (Chicago University Press 2014), Krause examined the shared space of humanitarian relief organizations; she also has done some research with comparative questions, about the forms of organization, professions, expertise, and fields of practice. She addressed how agencies manage their commitments to specific causes, people and territories. Krause mainly focuses on how organizations make decisions about how to allocate resources and the way to translate values and interests into practice.
Relief is a form of production which is so-called a project, the project and the beneficiaries who helped by humanitarian relief agencies become a commodity. The exchange market exists since humanitarian relief agencies sell projects to donors in a quasi-market that givers and products in the business are symbolically differentiated to match receiver preferences. This book follows the examination of the logic of manage project, its implication, the history about the trace elements and show how it resolves the impact of the ideas and reform the humanitarianism, with the end of the combination between humanitarian relief and human rights which provides an alternative source that allows humanitarian actors to engage in struggles over everyday politics. Through this book, we can learn from reflecting on patterns in knowledge-production, from theoretical to practical aspects, from imagination to reality, from history…
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