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“Pour Aider Nos Frères d’Espagne”

Humanitarian Aid, French Women, and Popular Mobilization during the Front Populaire

Laurence Brown

The Spanish Civil War stirred an array of humanitarian relief campaigns in France that placed women in the front lines of popular mobilization. As communists, socialists, liberals, antifascists, feminists and pacifists, French women invoked the iconography and language of sexual difference to construct pro-Republican aid appeals as an expression of gendered social concern above party politics. Through exploring the female leaderships, organization, and popular participation in different relief campaigns, this article emphasizes the extent to which Spanish aid efforts were dominated by tensions within the Front Populaire.

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Sacred Welcomes

How Religious Reasons, Structures, and Interactions Shape Refugee Advocacy and Settlement

Benjamin Boudou, Hans Leaman, and Maximilian Miguel Scholz

transnational religious solidarity through Islamic relief organizations ( Agha 2008 ; Elmadmad 2008 ; Fábos and Isotalo 2014 ; Jureidini and Hassan 2019 ; Zaman 2016 ). Research into Bangladesh's response to Rohingya refugees from Myanmar, for instance

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Jennifer Craig-Norton

humanitarian’ narrative of rescue and salvation. Several years ago, my own research on the Kindertransport was transformed by the chance discovery of case files documenting the lives of over 100 children who had been brought to Britain by an obscure relief

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Expat, Local, and Refugee

“Studying Up” the Global Division of Labor and Mobility in the Humanitarian Industry in Jordan

Reem Farah

spaces of containment. Mobility provides a new way to look at power in transnational contexts in addition to other indicators such as workers’ wages. The article analyzes the organizational structure of refugee relief organizations among expatriate

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The Case of Germany

Civil Society and Civic Activism in the Pandemic

Susann Worschech

population in Germany has volunteered in charity or welfare organizations, relief organizations, and neighborhood assistance or self-help groups, starting from only 3.4 percent in 1999 and increasing to 8.3 percent in 2019. Typical activities in this realm

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Kirsty Carpenter

-known conditions of women illustrate many of the gaps in our knowledge of late-eighteenth-century relief organization and especially the French part of its organization and distribution in Britain. The French women émigrés made up a significant percentage of the

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Voluntarism

Promises of Proximity as Articulated by Changing Moral Elites

Anders Sevelsted

), private relief organization ( privat understøttelsesvæsen ), 50 or “organized private benevolence” ( organiseret privat godgørenhed ). 51 Many looked abroad for practical and conceptual inspirations for voluntary engagement: Reformed UK, the Lutheran

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“Before the War, Life Was Much Brighter and Happier than Today”

Letters from French War Orphans, 1915–1922

Bethany S. Keenan

unusual procedure at the time, the idea of establishing correspondence—and of calling their donors “godmothers”—seemed to have been inspired by another, smaller relief organization in New York, composed of former American art students who nicknamed