By Erica Bornstein
Motivated through debates surrounding Marcel Mauss's The Gift, Bornstein investigates particular situations of individuals engaged in humanitarian paintings to bare assorted perceptions of suggestions to strangers as opposed to assistance to family members, how the impulse to offer to others in misery is tempered through its law, suspicions approximately recipient suitability, and why the determine of the orphan is so precious in humanitarian discourse. The publication additionally specializes in important humanitarian efforts that frequently pass undocumented and neglected and explores the position of empathy in humanitarian work.
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