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Thinking about faith-based organisations in development: where have we got to and what next?

This paper takes stock of current thinking about the nature and distinctiveness of faith-based organisations (FBOs) in development. Since the 1990s, public policy-linked scholarship from the USA has sought to define and categorise FBOs. More recently, m ...

Abstract - dwardle - 2012-07-12 13:44

Hearing silenced voices: developing community with an advisory committee

This article focuses on the challenge and effects of adhering to community participation as a principle of community development and the related issue of reflecting diverse representation in prevention and health promotion planning. As a requirement of fu ...

Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 18:00

How can PhD research contribute to the global health research agenda?

We suggest that PhD and post-doctoral researchers are a strong, untapped resource with the potential to make a real contribution to global health research (GHR). However, we raise some ethical, institutional, and funding issues that either discourage new ...

Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 18:02

Embracing marginality: place-making vs development in Gardenton, Manitoba

Based on a two-year, multi-method study of ‘development’ in one small community in rural Manitoba, Canada, the article examines how the community and people’s reasons for living there have both changed and remained consistent since the beginning of the ar ...

Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 18:07

Neither silent nor invisible’: anti-poverty communication in the San Francisco Bay Area

The communication practices of three US anti-poverty groups in the San Francisco Bay Area – Coalition on Homelessness, Poor News Network, and Media Alliance – are discussed whose communication strategies work for the recognition and rights o ...

Abstract - anna - 2009-10-01 16:47