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The community re-integration of Romanian orphanage graduates

In 1994, the authors conducted research in the Iasi district of Romania, and present here findings about institutionalised children's aspirations, education, level of family contact and their assessment of the problems they face. The research provides som ...

Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 17:57

A social change model of health development in the Republic of Georgia:

Since the fall of the Soviet Union, the Government of Georgia has been struggling to provide healthcare services to a population experiencing a deterioration in health status, while at the same time restructuring and reforming the delivery, priorities, re ...

Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 18:06

Community-led development in practice: humanising institutions for children and older people in Russia

This article focuses on the personal, social, and psychological hazards that children and the elderly face in Russian state-run institutions. The paper challenges two assumptions: that Russia's problems are purely economic, and that the state is solely re ...

Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 18:08

Relations between NGOs and trade unions: the case of Ukraine

This article describes the legal frameworks governing trade unions and NGOs in Ukraine, with the latter defined very much as organisations working for the benefit of their members and other citizens sharing the same interests rather than as philanthropic ...

Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 18:11

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