Humanitarian ethics : a guide to the morality of aid in war and disaster

The Expansion of Humanitarian AidInternational Humanitarian StandardsEthical Tensions in Humanitarian AidBoundary ProblemsNeo-Colonial CharacteristicsProfessionalizing VoluntarismIndividual Mixed MotivesPolitical Funding and Political PressureCollective Action and CompetitionHuman Rights Workers or Humanitarian Workers?The Anxiety of the Grey ZonePurpose of the BookONE ETHICAL FOUNDATIONSTHE ETHICAL ORIGINS OF HUMANITARIAN ACTIONSympathyResponsibilityEmpathy and IntersubjectivityUniversal EthicsTWO THE MODERN ELABORATION OF HUMANITARIAN PRINCIPLESTHE HUMANITARIAN GOAL HUMANITY AND IMPARTIALITYPrinciple-Based EthicsInterpreting and Balancing PrinciplesThe Ethical Goal of Humanitarian ActionThe Principle of HumanityHumanity as ValueHumanity as VirtueHumanity as Love and SolicitudeHumane Principles in LawHumane IdentificationHumane ConductHumane AssistanceThe Principle of ImpartialityThe Radical Equality and Universalism of Non-DiscriminationThe Rationale of Needs-Based ObjectivityProblems of FairnessPOLITICAL PRINCIPLES NEUTRALITY AND INDEPENDENCENeutrality and Independence as Prudential PrinciplesThe Principle of NeutralityMilitary Neutrality—No Unfair Advantageideological Neutrality—No OpinionsNeutrality and DisastersThe Principle of IndependenceIndependence as Humanitarian AutonomyHumanitarian InterdependenceDIGNITY PRINCIPLES RESPECT, PARTICIPATION AND EMPOWERMENTRespect Culture and CustomBuilding Local CapacitiesCollective ActionPeople’s ParticipationConsentDignified Human ImageryLabelling People in Humanitarian DiscourseSTEWARDSHIP PRINCIPLES SUSTAINABILITY AND ACCOUNTABILITYThe Sustainability PrincipleThe Principle of AccountabilityThe Ethical Importance of EvidenceValue for MoneyHumanitarian StakeholdersAccountability to Humanitarian PrinciplesEffectiveness and Everyday EthicsWHAT KIND OF ETHICS IS HUMANITARIAN ETHICS?The Different Levels of Humanitarian EthicsPolitical and Professional RealityA Realist EthicsAn Ethics of StruggleA Role MoralityThe Turn to RightsTHREE THE PRACTICE OF HUMANITARIAN ETHICSREASON AND EMOTIONOur Moral FacultiesReasonEmotionsVirtueChoiceActionHUMANITARIAN DELIBERATIONGood DeliberationDeliberation as ActionHumanitarian DeliberationDecision-Making Within OrganizationsDecision-Making ContextsDeliberative LegitimacyPolitical Deliberation with Wider SocietyEmpathic DeliberationBuilding Humanitarian WillIntimate Deliberation with Suffering IndividualsEthical CompetenceMORAL CHOICESDifferent Types of ChoiceAn Obvious Choice-High Levels of CertaintyCompromise—A Certain Choice but with Clear Moral LossesAn Uncertain Choice—Epistemic VeilsSlippery Slopes—UncertainDynamic ChoicesApples and Oranges— Conflicts of Incomparable ValuesDirty Hands— Choosing a Wrong to do a RightTragic Choices—Moral DilemmasOA and OB but -C(A+B)ONA and ONB but C(A or B)MORAL RESPONSIBILITYLevels of AgencyActs of CommissionActs of OmissionConscious and Unconscious AgencyPermissionEntanglement and Bringing AboutIntentionSequential and Multiple IntentionsMotivationCoercionKnowledge and IgnoranceCapacityMitigationDeliberationPERSISTENT ETHICAL PROBLEMSProblems of Maleficence (Harm)The Moral Hazard of Indirect HarmTwo Moral Myths About Humanitarian AidMaking Things Worse—the Ambiguity of AidRisks of AssociationRisks of ComplicityDarfur 2004-13Korem 1985Moral EntrapmentSilence and Speaking OutDirect Maleficence-Humanitarian Cruelty and DisregardThe Risk of Pity and PaternalismMaimonedes’ Eight Degrees of CharityMoses Maimonedes, 1135-1204Systemic Moral Risks of Humanitarian PowerFootprintHierarchyBureaucratizationExcess of ZealThe Lives of Humanitarian WorkersSelf-sacrificeInternational Lives and National LivesTHE ETHICAL HUMANITARIAN WORKERPersonal EthicsPersonal MotivationWorking RelationshipsHumanitarian Lifestyle and Self-CareMoraleThe Foundations of MoralePersonal VirtuesHumanitarian VirtuesEveryday VirtuesEthical OrganizationsTrusting Our Ethical Expertise
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