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The Uncertain Business of Doing Good : Outsiders in Africa (Paperback)

Author: Krotz, Larry

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Krotz follows the projects of scientists, NGOs, lawyers, and peacekeepers, all motivated in some manner by the desire to "do good" in Africa. He focuses specifically on the Angolan civil war, AIDS research in Kenya, the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, and the UNIM circumcision research project in Kenya. Krotz examines the ethical and social implications of these projects, and raises many difficult and critically important questions: How have we come to think the way we do about Africa and its people? What has motivated us to action, for good or ill? And, in the face of seemingly insurmountable odds, is there a choice to be made between doing nothing and doing the well intentioned but perhaps wrong thing?

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Publisher Michigan State Univ Pr
Mfg Part# 9780870138522
SKU 210689390
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0870138529
Release Date 4/1/2009
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0220
Publisher Michigan State University Press
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