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Cahill, Kevin M.

Overview
Works: 52 works in 290 publications in 4 languages and 12,854 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings  Biography  Personal narratives 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: HV553, 616.9792
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Kevin M Cahill
 
Most widely held works by Kevin M Cahill
The AIDS epidemic by Kevin M Cahill( Book )

16 editions published between 1983 and 1987 in English and Japanese and held by 1,028 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Framework for survival : health, human rights, and humanitarian assistance in conflicts and disasters by Kevin M Cahill( Book )

24 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in English and held by 575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wars and natural disasters have increasingly placed humanitarian workers in the crossfire and in the news. This text looks at the reality facing nations and individuals, from refugees to relief organisations
Preventive diplomacy : stopping wars before they start by Kevin M Cahill( Book )

19 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The suppression of war has been the primary objective of the United Nations for almost fifty years, and stopping a war before it starts is easier than ending a war already underway. History, however, has shown that military interventions and economic sanctions often do more harm than good. In Preventive Diplomacy, Nobel prize winners, top officials, and revered thinkers tackle these issues and explore the process of conflict prevention from humanitarian, economic, and political perspectives. This cross-disciplinary reader on global politics demonstrates that when new insights and methodologies on public health are applied to the handling of international disasters, the change in policy perspective is intriguing--even hopeful
The untapped resource; [medicine and diplomacy] by Kevin M Cahill( Book )

6 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Famine( Book )

5 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clearing the fields : solutions to the global land mines crisis by Kevin M Cahill( Book )

6 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The pulse of humanitarian assistance by Kevin M Cahill( Book )

12 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Featuring twelve original essays by leading practitioners, policymakers, and scholars, the book is a state-of-the-field report on problems, threats, and opportunities facing relief efforts in today's world." "The issues include efforts to improve military/civilian cooperation in large-scale disasters, with special attention to the growth of private armies. How traditional nongovernmental organizations and faith-based agencies adapt to new challenges while retaining their core values is also explored. Ways to strengthen security for humanitarian workers, refugees and internally displaced persons, and those in transition after wars are also presented." "Bringing together diplomatic, military, medical, legal, political, religious, and ethical perspectives from experiences in Darfur, West Africa, Iraq, Pakistan, and other areas, the essays offer an authoritative inventory of where humanitarian relief has been and how it must change to save lives and communities in peril."--BOOK JACKET
Basics of international humanitarian missions by Kevin M Cahill( Book )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and French and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A companion volume to Emergency Relief Operations, this book is a primer on designing, building, funding, and managing humanitarian action programs. Drawing their experience in such groups as Medecins sans Frontières, the World Health Organization, and the International Red Cross, the contributors explore the political, legal, ethical, cultural, and logistical aspects of effective relief work--from funding and team building to working with local NGOs
The fate of wonder : Wittgenstein's critique of metaphysics and modernity by Kevin M Cahill( Book )

10 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this work, Cahill frames an original interpretation of Ludwig Wittgenstein's engagement with Western metaphysics and modernity, better contextualizing the intentions and force of his work
Traditions, values, and humanitarian action by Kevin M Cahill( Book )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and French and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Even in chaos : education in times of emergency by Kevin Cahill( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Children have a fundamental right to education, and to the protection that schools uniquely provide in the chaos that characterizes life for refugees and internally displaced persons. This book is grounded in the personal experiences of children, aid workers, and national leaders involved in natural disasters and post-conflict resolution. Experts from many troubled parts of the world consider the scope of the problem, as well as the tools needed to address the crisis."--Jacket
Emergency relief operations( Book )

7 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is a practical introduction to the fundamental issues in providing humanitarian relief in emergencies. Bringing together an internationally distinguished team of physicians, diplomats, scholars, activists, and other professionals, the book covers a wide range of crises. The essays form an essential introduction to the dynamics of aid-- and responding to the effects of war, civil strife, epidemics, and other emergencies
Imminent peril : public health in a declining economy( Book )

5 editions published in 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More with less : disasters in an era of diminishing resources by Kevin M Cahill( Book )

14 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Natural and human-made disasters are increasing around the world. Hurricanes, typhoons, earthquakes, tsunamis, droughts, and resultant famine, floods, and armed conflicts are constant reminders of the frailty of our human race. Global warming may cause whole island states to be submerged as the oceans rise. In the past these acute and recurring crises have been met by the international community responding to UN and media appeals. The economic collapse of nations is now a reality; some of those most affected had been traditional, generous donors to disaster relief operations. It is unlikely-probably impossible-that they will be able to continue to contribute overseas when their own domestic needs are unmet. A recent New York Times front page report suggested that one of the few domestic issues to have bipartisan support was to cut the foreign aid budget. This book analyzes the global economic forecast and the United Nations pattern of philanthropy, provides a case study of how one nation with a tradition of giving will cope in the face of a marked reduction in flexible funds, and then provides thoughtful chapters on new approaches to disaster preparedness and disaster response. Among the contributors are the Director of UNESCO, the UN Undersecretary General for Humanitarian Assistance, the Secretary General's Special Representative for Disaster Risk Reduction, and fresh suggestions from three well-known global entrepreneurs. All royalties from this book go to the training of humanitarian workers
Somalia : a perspective by Kevin M Cahill( Book )

3 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tropical Medicine : a clinical text by Kevin M Cahill( Book )

22 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The history of tropical medicine is as dramatic as the story of mankind--with its own myths and legends, with tales of epidemics destroying whole civilizations; and, still today, with silent stealth, these diseases claim more lives than all the current wars combined. Having had the privilege of working throughout Africa, Asia, and Latin America, as well as in the great medical centers of Europe and the United States, the author presents the essential details for understanding pathogenesis, clinical manifestations, therapy, and prevention of the major tropical diseases. The text, now in its [eighth] edition, has been used for a half-century by medical students, practicing physicians, and public health workers around the world. This fascinating book should also be of interest to a broad, nonmedical readership interested in world affairs. All royalties from the sale of this book go to the training of humanitarian workers"--Provided by publisher
Technology for humanitarian action( Book )

6 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Human security for all : a tribute to Sergio Vieira de Mello( Book )

11 editions published in 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In original essays, scholars, diplomats, and practitioners take up the issues to which Sergio Vieira de Mello devoted his life. Building on the truth that, in de Mello's words, "neither dignity nor equality could take root in the absence of basic human security," the contributors address a range of practical, political, and philosophical issues. These are organized into four areas of concern: human rights and the rights of the displaced; post-conflict transitions and working with local communities to create leadership and governance; maintaining humanitarian space in conflict zones; and justice and the rule of law."--Jacket
Tropical diseases in temperate climates by Kevin M Cahill( Book )

9 editions published between 1964 and 1965 in English and Undetermined and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History and hope : the international humanitarian reader by Kevin M Cahill( Book )

11 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The International Humanitarian Affairs Reader is a compilation of the most important chapters in the ten volume series published on this topic by Fordham University Press. Each chapter selected has been edited to delete dated material; where appropriate, chapters will have a brief addendum to present current information. The Series Editor, Kevin M. Cahill M.D., will write a substantial introductory essay explaining the academic evolution of the discipline of international humanitarian assistance. It will focus on the ""Fordham Experience""--Its Institute of International Humanitarian Affairs)
 
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Alternative Names
Cahill, Kevin M.

Cahill, Kevin Michael

Cahill, Kevin Michael 1936-

カーヒル, ケビン・M

Languages
English (207)

French (10)

Japanese (4)

Spanish (1)

Covers
Preventive diplomacy : stopping wars before they startThe pulse of humanitarian assistanceBasics of international humanitarian missionsTraditions, values, and humanitarian actionEven in chaos : education in times of emergencyEmergency relief operationsTropical Medicine : a clinical textTechnology for humanitarian actionHuman security for all : a tribute to Sergio Vieira de Mello