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The NGO Care and Food Aid from America 1945-80: Showered With Kindness'?

Heike Wieters


This book provides a historical account of the non-governmental organization CARE, one of the largest humanitarian NGOs worldwide. Beginning in the 1940s, the author analyzes CARE’s history, taking into account both the organization’s specific development and general trends of humanitarian history throughout the second half of the twentieth century. She provides an intriguing perspective on one of the most innovative and fast-growing private humanitarian players in the field of global hunger relief, and analyzes CARE’s intricate relations to international governments, NGOs and corporate player ... More

Keywords: CARE, post-war relief to Europe, international food relief, development, humanitarianism, non-profit enterprise

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9781526117212
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: January 2018 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9781526117212.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Heike Wieters, author
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin