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Governing Precarity through Adaptive Design
Mark Duffield

safe, logoed, glitzy and smart. Besides establishment acceptance, humanitarian innovation draws positivity from its disavowal of past failures and commitment to a future of ‘failing-forward in a spirit of honesty’ ( HPG, 2018 : 132). Transparency regarding current systemic ‘pathologies’ like institutionalising self-interest or neglecting the agency of the disaster-affected ( ibid .: 22–3) is part of the self-cleansing necessary to birth a humanitarianism 2.0. This paper, however, questions whether humanitarian innovation can be any more effective

Journal of Humanitarian Affairs
From starving children to satirical saviours
Rachel Tavernor

these times the frequency of posts increased, however the circulation of the material reduced. This indicates that the coalition, who were advised by social media consultants, were better equipped at producing communications that fitted the architecture of Facebook. Nick Couldry proposes that media research is often constrained by a focus on texts or audiences instead of the ‘open set of practices

in Global humanitarianism and media culture
David P. Calleo

system In the 1990s, only the United States had an active foreign policy beyond its own sphere. But that American foreign policy in the 1990s, even though informed by a rather hubristic self-consciousness about being the world’s only superpower, had no great organising theme – other than shoring up the global economy and furthering American economic and financial interests within it. Otherwise, the Clinton administration’s foreign policy can best be described as a sort of low-grade imperialism – meddling everywhere, often to prevent local horrors, as in Somalia or

in Limiting institutions?
Marta Iñiguez de Heredia

154 Creative survival as subversion channels of re-appropriation. This re-appropriation provokes denial of extractive claims and facilitates the mitigation of the effects of domination. Within these practices of survival there are different practices and grades in the visibility of intent. For instance, while tax evasion or defending landownership through armed groups could be seen as a more direct claim-regarding form of resistance, non-violent self-help tactics of land seizure, negotiating the terms of military rule and social service and infrastructure provision

in Everyday resistance, peacebuilding and state-making