Simon Reid-Henry (PhD, University of Cambridge) has carried out research on issues of pharmaceutical governance, development politics, geopolitics, and humanitarianism. Previously he was director of the QMUL-based Centre for the Study of Global Security and Development. Presently he holds a Philip Leverhulme Prize at Queen Mary, University of London and is co-lead on the Norwegian Research Council funded research project ‘Armed Violence in Urban Areas’, exploring how humanitarian organisations are going urban in their efforts to address recurrent crises of armed violence in Latin America and East Africa.
Reid-Henry, S., & Sending, O. J. (2014). The “humanitarianization” of urban violence. Environment and Urbanization, 26(2), 427-442.
Reid‐Henry, S. M. (2014). Humanitarianism as liberal diagnostic: humanitarian reason and the political rationalities of the liberal will‐to‐care.Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers, 39(3), 418-431.
Reid-Henry, S. (2011, December). When Humanitarianism Goes Urban. Paper delivered to the Norwegian Red Cross.
Reid-Henry, S. (2011). Spaces of security and development An alternative mapping of the security–development nexus. Security Dialogue, 42(1), 97-104.Reid-Henry, Simon. The Political Origins of Inequality: Why a More Equal World Is Better for Us All. University of Chicago Press, 2015.
Reid-Henry, S. (2010). The territorial trap fifteen years on. Geopolitics, 15(4), 752-756.
Reid-Henry, S. (2015). The Political Origins of Inequality: Why a More Equal World Is Better for Us All. University of Chicago Press.
Kearns, G., & Reid-Henry, S. (2009). Vital geographies: Life, luck, and the human condition. Annals of the Association of American Geographers, 99(3), 554-574.Web site:
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