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Author Nutt, Samantha, 1969-

Title Damned nations : greed, guns, armies, and aid / Samantha Nutt.

Publication Info. Toronto, Ont. : Signal, [2011]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Rock Island Main Lib Adult Non-Fiction - RIPG-1  303.6608 NUT    AVAILABLE
 Woodstock PL Adult Non-Fiction - WOLY-11  303.66 NUT    AVAILABLE
Description xi, 228 pages ; 22 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents "Damned Nations chronicles the many threads that bind Western nations to the ubiquitous violence plaguing war-torn countries around the world -- from the battlefields of Iraq and Afghanistan, to the hostile urban streets of Somalia, to the charred villages of Sudan and to the rape pandemic of eastern Congo. Samantha Nutt shows how, in an era of globalization and accelerated military spending, rich countries continue to reap the profits of this social malaise while also trading in missed opportunities through misguided aid programs." -- P. [2] of jacket.
Subject Children and war.
Women and war.
War victims.
Humanitarian assistance.
Enfants et guerre.
Femmes et guerre.
Victimes de guerre.
Aide humanitaire.
ISBN 9780771051456

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