Politics Aids

The first assignment is intended to assess your understanding to introduce you to some of the world’s most pressing contemporary humanitarian issues. Make sure you cite your sources using Chicago footnotes. The idea is that you select a single humanitarian cause or appeal that has been promoted or discussed at the international level. Using the Barnett textbook attached below, your paper should then assess the appeal in terms of how credible, convincing and respectful it is of its intended beneficiaries. The expectation is that you demonstrate your knowledge and understanding of the textbook Barnett exploring the images, objectives and approaches that have been used to make the case for humanitarian intervention. The only sources that you will need for the assignment are the required readings in the Barnett textbook (Chapter 1-8) and a single case that you can select via https://reliefweb.int/ (just click on “Responses and Appeals” or “Recent Disasters” or select a country of interest The papers should be no longer than 1500 words, excluding title page and references.