Narrow down by keywords: Aid, Central and Eastern Europe and the CIS
- War’s Offensive on Women: The Humanitarian Challenge in Bosnia, Kosovo, and Afghanistan
Author: Mertus, Julie A. Publisher: Bloomfield, CT: Kumarian Press, 2000, ISB ...
Book review - admin - 2009-10-18 20:51
- The War Next Door: A Study of Second-track Intervention during the War in ex-Yugoslavia
Author: Large, Judith Issue: Volume 8, Numbe ...
Book review - admin - 2009-12-22 09:05
- Aiding and abetting the politicians?
The British government has increasingly assumed the role of international arbiter and peacekeeper, both with and without a UN mandate. The hijacking of the moral high ground and recurrent assertion of global consensus - even in the presence of overwhelmin ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 17:45
- How people can influence government policy – stories from the Caucasus
It is very motivating to see vulnerable people becoming strong advocates for their own rights and persuading their government to act; or to see passionate young economists influencing the state and effecting positive change for tens of thousands of poor ...
Abstract - dwardle - 2010-11-05 14:06
- Household coping strategies in Kyrgyzstan
The author considers the coping strategies used by the newly poor households of the now-independent nation-state Kyrgyzstan. Like other former members of the Soviet Union, Kyrgyzstan has fared badly economically since the disintegration of both the Union ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 17:55
- NGOs, civil society and the State: building democracy in transitional countries
40 participants from 24 countries took part in this workshop, organised by the International NGO Training and Research Centre (INTRAC) in Oxford, UK. Much of the workshop was spent trying to reach agreement on what civil society means, and the degree to w ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 17:56
- Dismantling former Yugoslavia, recolonising Bosnia
Recent conflicts in the Balkans have been portrayed largely in terms of ethnic and religious divisions, with Western military and diplomatic intervention seen as essential to securing a positive outcome. However, these divisions are the consequence of a d ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 17:58
- Kafka meets Machiavelli: post-war, post-transition Eastern Slavonia
As the agonising over `what next' for Kosovo and Serbia continues, Eastern Slavonia offers a transition experience and timescale from which we may learn. Each case is specific in historical and political terms, and in the nature of international intervent ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 18:02
- Europe and the South in the Twenty-First Century: Challenges for Renewed Co-operation
The author reports on the triennial conference of the European Association of Development Research and Training Institutes (EADI), held in Paris in 1999. He found a disturbing lack of historical analysis and awareness, and a surprising dearth of discussio ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 18:03
- Civil Society
The idea of civil society has proved very elusive, escaping conceptual grasps and evading sure-footed negotiation of the concept itself. Resurrected in a very definite historical setting, that of authoritarian states, the concept of civil society came to ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 18:06