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World Politics and Humanitarian Action: Mutual Influences

  • Marie-Josée Domestici-Met
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Abstract

Is there a relationship between world politics and humanitarian action, and if so, what does it look like? Whereas humanitarian action is a tool for protection and assistance, the term world politics relates to the behaviour of international political actors in a global setting, encompassing human and economic as well as physical and territorial aspects.

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  1. Domestici-Met M-J, Frognier A-P, Nordquist K-Å, Roosens C, Runblom H, Swain A, Wallensteen P, Öberg M (1998) NOHA volume 3, Geopolitics in humanitarian assistance. EU bookshopGoogle Scholar
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Aix-Marseille UniversityAix-en-ProvenceFrance

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