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David Rieff

, it will have to change radically, as radically as Matteo Salvini, Viktor Orbán and Alternative für Deutschland have transformed Europe’s political, ethical and moral relations of force. And the only way to do this is to let go of humanitarian politics in favor of a politics of the pure and simple. Notes 1 Obviously, despite the efforts of some relief groups to keep their distance from human rights NGOs, the consensus view is that both enterprises form part of the same larger global moral project. 2 Given the growing dependence of some of the most

Journal of Humanitarian Affairs
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Architecture, Building and Humanitarian Innovation
Tom Scott-Smith

. Scott-Smith , T. ( 2019 ), ‘ Beyond the Boxes: Refugee Shelter and the Humanitarian Politics of Life ’, American Ethnologist , 46 : 4 , 509 – 21 . Sinclair , C. and Stohr , K. (eds) ( 2006 ) Design Like You Give a Damn: Architectural Responses to Humanitarian Crises ( London : Thames

Journal of Humanitarian Affairs
Cinema, news media and perception management of the Gaza conflicts
Shohini Chaudhuri

D. Fassin , ‘ The Humanitarian Politics of Testimony: Subjectification through Trauma in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict ’, Cultural Anthropology , 23 : 3 ( 2008 ), p. 537 . 25 Fassin, ‘The Humanitarian Politics of Testimony’, p. 535

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From starving children to satirical saviours
Rachel Tavernor

‘allows one to read it, to be a solar Eye, looking down like a god’. 39 The architectures of social networks, as discussed above, are not designed for the complexities of humanitarian politics but for consumerism. 40 Facebook users are prevented from the elevated view of the ‘voyeur’ who might read humanitarian communication as a complex process that maps across different inequalities (economic, social, gender, racial). Users

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