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Governance by IndicatorsGlobal Power through Quantification and Rankings$
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Kevin Davis, Angelina Fisher, Benedict Kingsbury, and Sally Engle Merry

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9780199658244

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2012

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658244.001.0001

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Rights-based Humanitarian Indicators in Post-earthquake Haiti *

Rights-based Humanitarian Indicators in Post-earthquake Haiti *

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(p.365) 15 Rights-based Humanitarian Indicators in Post-earthquake Haiti*
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Governance by Indicators
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Margaret L. Satterthwaite

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658244.003.0015

This chapter discusses the effects and operation of indicators that are used to guide and measure the work of humanitarian relief agencies in their on-the-ground operations in Haiti. It examines two major sets of standards that were used as a form of self-regulation by several groups of major international non-governmental organizations (NGOs) — such as the Sphere indicators — that are used by primary donors to guide certain decisions. This chapter also introduces the Sphere Handbook, which contains some regulatory silences.

Keywords:   effects and operation, humanitarian relief agencies, non-governmental organizations, Sphere indicators, Sphere Handbook, regulatory silences

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