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Humanitarianism in a Post-Liberal World Order
Stephen Hopgood

practicality prevents it). This is the same foundational commitment that animates human rights work. The humanist core to both of these forms of social practice is a similar kind of belief in the ultimate priority of moral claims made by human beings as human beings rather than as possessors of any markers of identity or citizenship. What differences exist between humanitarianism and human rights are largely sociological – the contextual specifics of the evolution of two different forms of social activism. I have argued elsewhere, for example, that

Journal of Humanitarian Affairs
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Digital Bodies, Data and Gifts
Kristin Bergtora Sandvik

than consumers in the global market economy. Finally, as pertinently observed by Carter et al. (2018) , a key thing wearables do is to make practices into problems when tracking physical activity for health and ‘wellness’/lifestyle purposes: everyday mobility has been reframed as a public health problem requiring ‘interventions’ to increase activity. Users’ activities can be monitored and uploaded to the internet, transforming social practices

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Michael Lawrence and Rachel Tavernor

’s decision-making process during a crisis, and ultimately to amplify rather than silence the voices of children. The section concludes with chapter 9 , ‘Selling the Lottery to Earn Salvation: Journalism Practice, Risk and Humanitarian Communication’, in which Jairo Lugo-Ocando and Gabriel Andrade explore the tensions between journalism and humanitarianism as social practices, and examine the potential for representations of suffering to address the

in Global humanitarianism and media culture
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Redefining security in the Middle East
Tami Amanda Jacoby and Brent E. Sasley

existential threat and special measures designed to meet that threat are created by uttering particular discourses ( Buzan, Waever and de Wilde, 1998 ). Influenced to a large extent by Lacan’s definition of ‘the symbolic order’ ( 1977 ) and Foucault’s notion of discourse as a ‘social practice’ ( 1972 ), critical security studies scholars have demonstrated that security is itself a discourse, or

in Redefining security in the Middle East
Journalism practice, risk and humanitarian communication
Jairo Lugo-Ocando and Gabriel Andrade

and some are far more influential than others in shaping the news. All this in addition to, as we will discuss later, important tensions between journalism and humanitarian communication as social practices. Overall, the dominant journalism narrativisation of humanitarian crisis is one that is currently interlocked with a rationale which assumes that if it exposes tragedy, then individuals

in Global humanitarianism and media culture
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Resistance and the liberal peace: a missing link
Marta Iñiguez de Heredia

peace and are representative of patterns. They are not random or one-time acts that can be taken purely on their own but, rather, the evidence of the contingent and historical nature of the present. A focus on everyday practices provides an opportunity ‘to reveal the present as a malleable construct which is embedded in a historical context, thereby serving to unearth the process of temporal continuity and discontinuity with previous social practices’ (Hobson 2002: 7). The continuities, and not just the transformations, need to be accounted for as part and parcel of

in Everyday resistance, peacebuilding and state-making