The dictionary provides A-Z entries on both natural and man-made disasters, intergovernmental and ngovernmental organizations, basic concepts, and people who have played a table role. Also included is an extensive list of acronyms and abbreviations to sort out the various organizations. The bibliography directs readers to a plethora of books, articles, and government documents on the same topic.
Robert F. Gorman, Professor of Political Science at Southwest Texas State University, has visited refugee camps throughout Africa and Southeast Asia and has worked with international organizations on refugee issues in the U.S. Department of State and in the private voluntary sector.
Winner of Choice Magazine Outstanding Reference/Academic Book Award 1995.
Robert F. Gorman
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Social Issues, Services & Welfare
Historical Dictionaries of International Organizations