Humanitarianism and Media: 1900 to the Present

Editor: Paulmann, Johannes
Publication Year: 2019
Publisher: Berghahn Books

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ISBN: 978-1-78-533961-5
Category: Social Sciences - Media & Communications
Image Count: 31
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

From Christian missionary publications to the media strategies employed by today's NGOs, this interdisciplinary collection explores the entangled histories of humanitarianism and media.

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Table of Contents

    • List of Figures
    • Acknowledgements
    • Humanitarianism and Media: Introduction to an Entangled History - Johannes Paulmann
    • I. Humanitarian Imagery
    • 1. Promoting Distant Children in Need: Christian Imagery in the Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries - Katharina Stornig
    • 2. ‘Make the Situation Real to Us without Stressing the Horrors’: Children, Photography and Humanitarianism in the Spanish Civil War - Rose Holmes
    • 3. Humanitarianism on the Screen: The ICRC Films, 1921-65 - Daniel Palmieri
    • 4. ‘People Who Once were Human Beings Like You and Me’: Why Allied Atrocity Films of Liberated Nazi Concentration Camps in 1944-46 Maximized the Horror and Universalized the Victims - Ulrike Weckel
    • 5. The Polemics of Pity: British Photographs of Berlin, 1945-47 - Paul Betts
    • 6. The Human Gaze: Photography after 1945 - Tobias Weidner
    • II. Humanitarian Media Regimes
    • 7. On Fishing in Other People's Ponds: The Freedom from Hunger Campaign, International Fundraising and the Ethics of NGO Publicity - Heike Wieters
    • 8. Advocacy Strategies of Western Humanitarian NGOs from the 1960s to the 1990s - Valérie Gorin
    • 9. Humanitarianism and Revolution: Samed, the Palestine Red Crescent Society and the Work of Liberation - Ilana Feldman
    • 10. Mediatization of Disasters and Humanitarian Aid in the Federal Republic of Germany - Patrick Merziger
    • 11. NGOs, Celebrity Humanitarianism and the Media: Negotiating Conflicting Perceptions of Aid and Development during the ‘Ethiopian Famine’ - Matthias Kuhnert
    • 12. The Audience of Distant Suffering and the Question of (In)Action - Maria Kyriakidou