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The Mystery of MacKenzie.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):Fortune. Apr/May2022, Vol. 185 Issue 2, p78-85. 8p. 7 Color Photographs.

Abstract:The article focuses on American billionaire philanthropist MacKenzie Scott. Topics include her divorce from Jeff Bezos, the founder of electronic (e-)commerce company Amazon, her charitable giving to organizations such as Penumbra Theatre Co. and Globa...

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GIFTS FOR THE NATION.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):History Today. May2022, Issue 5, p90-93. 4p.

Abstract:The article reports that several contemporary philanthropists consider giving money to ease the national debt. Topics include considered that in 1928, Winston Churchill the Chancellor of the Exchequer announced an anonymous charitable gift of £500,000 ...

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Kid of the Year.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):TIME Magazine. 2/28/2022, Vol. 199 Issue 7/8, p74-84. 10p. 18 Color Photographs.

Abstract:The article presents the interview with humanitarian and TIME's Kid of the Year for 2021 Orion Jean, who has been selected from a field of thousands. He shares his experience of organizing the donation and delivery of meals to food-insecure families an...

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Brian Chesky.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):Fortune; Jun/Jul2022, Vol. 185 Issue 3, p16-20, 4p, 1 Color Photograph

Abstract:An interview is presented with Brian Chesky, chief executive officer (CEO) of vacation rental company Airbnb. Topics discussed include how the COVID-19 pandemic impacted the company, how the "live and work anywhere" policy implemented by companies post...

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A Visual Analysis of Frontiers and Dynamic Tendencies for Humanitarian Logistics.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Mathematical Problems in Engineering. 8/20/2021, p1-16. 16p.

Abstract:Under the background of regular epidemic prevention and control, the frontiers and prospects of humanitarian logistics (HL) have substantial value in enhancing emergency capacity. Taking the relevant articles collected in Web of Science and Scopus data...

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Violent Exceptions: Children's Human Rights and Humanitarian Rhetorics: Wendy S. Hesford. The Ohio State University Press, 2021. 260 pages. $34.95 paperback.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Rhetoric Review. 2022, Vol. 41 Issue 3, p244-247. 4p.

Abstract:This important distinction between human rights and humanitarianism is established in human rights scholarship but sometimes gets overlooked in rhetorical studies' examination of human rights. In this framework, Hesford explains, human rights subjects ...

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Contested futures: The 'humanitarian value' of childhood in rural Sierra Leone.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Current Sociology. Jul2022, Vol. 70 Issue 4, p557-577. 21p.

Abstract:Cet article examine « la valeur de l'enfance » dans un village rural du nord de la Sierra Leone, dans le cadre d'initiatives humanitaires centrées sur les enfants. En nous appuyant sur un travail ethnographique de terrain réalisé en 2018, nous explorer...

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Aidland in South Asia: humanitarian crisis and the contours of the global aid industry in the long 1970s.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):European Review of History. Jun2022, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p499-519. 21p.

Abstract:This article uses the experiences of expatriate aid workers in South Asia to examine the contours of the global aid industry in the long 1970s. It begins by outlining the impact of the crisis on the aid sector, before using case studies of non-governme...

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Impact of Culture on Humanitarian Operations: Review and Insights.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):SCMS Journal of Indian Management. Apr-Jun2021, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p120-138. 19p.

Abstract:Various studies have indicated that integration of 'culture' in Disaster Management (DM) can improve the effectiveness of humanitarian operations and reduce disaster related risks. Recent reviews of humanitarian literature advocated that future researc...

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From Rebel to Humanitarian: Military Savoir Faire and Humanitarian Practice in Eastern DR Congo.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Development & Change. Jan2022, Vol. 53 Issue 1, p166-189. 24p.

Abstract:This article explores the experience of ex‐rebels who have become humanitarians in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo. It describes how rebel‐cum‐humanitarians navigate a turbulent political environment, integrating the knowledge they acquire...

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