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Humanitarian Action Leadership: Larry Minear Humanitarian Resources Collection

About Larry Minear

For the past twenty years Larry Minear has worked as a researcher on international and internal armed conflicts, interviewing aid workers, soldiers, and local populations in Africa, the Balkans, the Middle East, Latin America and the Caribbean.  Director of the Humanitarianism and War Project at Brown and then at Tufts universities, he is the author, co-author, or editor of several dozen research monographs and fourteen books, including (with Ian Smillie) The Charity of Nations: Humanitarian Action in a Calculating World. He retired in 2006  - from Mr. Minear's website

Mr. Minear donated part of his collection of resources to Eastern Mennonite University.  

Here is a collection of digitized resources.




Access to some articles in Mr. Minear's collection.  These will only be accessible to EMU faculty, staff and students.

Minear, L. (1966). Conscience and the draft. Theology Today, 23(1), 60-72.

Minear, L. (1987). The other missions of NGOs: education and advocacy. World Development, 201.

Minear, L. (1988). The Forgotten Human Agenda. Foreign Policy(73), 76-93. doi: 10.2307/1148878

Minear, L. (1990). Terms of engagement with human need. The Ecumenical Review, 42(1), 4-16.

Minear, L., & Weiss, T. (1992). Groping and Coping in the Gulf Crisis: Discerning the Shape of a New Humanitarian Order. World Policy Journal, 9(4), 755-777. 

Minear, L. (1995). New Opportunities and Dilemmas for Independent Agencies. The Conrad Grebel Review, 13(3), 335-346.

Minear, L. (2004). Informing the Integration Debate with Recent Experience. Ethics & International Affairs, 18(2), 53-59.

Donini, A., Minear, L., & Walker, P. (2004). The future of humanitarian action: mapping the implications of Iraq and other recent crises. Disasters, 28(2), 190-204.

Minear, L. (2014). Conscience and Carnage in Afghanistan and Iraq: US Veterans Ponder the Experience. Journal of Military Ethics, 13(2), 137-157. doi: 10.1080/15027570.2014.943036

Minear, L. (2015). The State of the Debate: A Response from the Author. Journal of Military Ethics, 14(2), 125-127. doi: 10.1080/15027570.2015.1070038

Page, S. (2007). Policy space: Are WTO rules preventing development?. London: Overseas development institute (ODI.

Buse, K., & Overseas Development Institute (London, England). (2007). Global health: Making partnerships work. London: Overseas Development Institute.

Renzio, P. ., & Krafchik, W. (2007). Budget monitoring and policy influence. London: Overseas development institute (ODI.

Bird, N. M., Cabral, L., & Overseas Development Institute (London, England). (2007). Changing aid delivery and the environment: Can general budget support be used to meet environmental objectives?. London: Overseas Development Institute.

Newborne, P., & Welle, K. (2006). Sanitation and hygiene: Knocking on new doors. London: Overseas development institute (ODI.

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