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Peter Redfield: Life in crisis: The ethical journey of Doctors Without Borders

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Humanitarian action has attracted increased anthropological interest in the past decade. Life in Crisis is a significant addition to this literature: the first book-length ethnographic monograph of a medical humanitarian non-governmental organization. It is the product of nearly ten years’ reflection on the medical aid group Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders or MSF). Since 2003 Peter Redfield has spent time in MSF’s projects in Uganda and at various international offices. His ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted manuscript

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10.1007/s11013-014-9371-1

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, SSD, Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology
Publisher:
Springer Publisher's website
Journal:
Culture, Medicine, and Psychiatry Journal website
Volume:
38
Issue:
2
Pages:
324-328
Publication date:
2014-06-05
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EISSN:
1573-076X
ISSN:
0165-005X
URN:
uuid:5aedd082-71f0-4488-90b5-112aae1a26de
Source identifiers:
609832
Local pid:
pubs:609832

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