“The Rational Administration of Compassion”: The Origins of British Relief in War

  title={“The Rational Administration of Compassion”: The Origins of British Relief in War},
  author={Rebecca Gill},
  journal={Le mouvement social},
  pages={26 - 9}
  • Rebecca Gill
  • Published 18 May 2009
  • Sociology
  • Le mouvement social
En revenant sur les origines de l’aide humanitaire au Royaume-Uni, cet article examine la constitution de secours comme nouveau champ de vocations caractérisé par un ethos de « compassion rationnelle ». Il analyse les fondements des rivalités d’intervention entre la Société nationale britannique d’aide aux malades et blessés de guerre et le Fonds de secours aux victimes de guerre constitué par les Quakers durant la guerre franco-prussienne, et les différents sens et investissements moraux à l… 
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