By Erica Bornstein
Motivated through debates surrounding Marcel Mauss's The Gift, Bornstein investigates particular instances of individuals engaged in humanitarian paintings to bare varied perceptions of guidance to strangers as opposed to information to relations, how the impulse to offer to others in misery is tempered by way of its legislation, suspicions approximately recipient suitability, and why the determine of the orphan is so priceless in humanitarian discourse. The ebook additionally specializes in important humanitarian efforts that frequently move undocumented and overlooked and explores the position of empathy in humanitarian work.
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Disquieting Gifts: Humanitarianism in New Delhi (Stanford Studies in Human Rights) by Erica Bornstein