Narrow down by keywords: Social sector
- The state of the art in citizens’ communication for social change in Spain
In spite of its long history on different countries, ‘citizens communication for social change’ is little known in Spanish academic and social institutions, so few communication professionals know how to address and undertake in-depth planni ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-10-01 13:35
- Health Policy: An Introduction to Process and Power
Author: Walt, Gill Issue: Volume 5, Number 4 ...
Book review - admin - 2009-12-09 19:47
- The role of self-help groups in empowering disabled women: a case study in Kathmandu Valley, Nepal
The literature on self-help groups (SHGs) shows a mixed record on empowering women both economically and socially, while the literature on Women with Disabilities (WWDs) highlights the problems of isolation that exacerbate their disadvantages. This arti ...
Abstract - dwardle - 2010-11-07 19:57
- Pro-poor? Class, gender, power, and authority in faith-based education in Maharashtra, India
Religious and secular ideologies are hotly debated within Indian educational circles, partly in response to neo-liberal trends in educational provision, which have encouraged non-state providers, including religious organisations, to increase their invo ...
Abstract - dwardle - 2012-07-12 13:56
- Working with streetchildren
In September 1990 we became involved with the Centre for the Defence of the Child (CDM) in Brazil, with a view to participating in a survey into the lives of streetchildren that was being conducted by the group. The CDM is a branch of its parent organisat ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 17:53
- Getting down to ground level: a community perspective on social development
In 1994, the UN Volunteers programme (UNV) and UN Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD) collaborated on a research project, Volunteer Contributions to Social Integration at the Grassroots: the Urban or `Pavement Dimension'. The author describ ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 17:56
- 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
- Who cares? the personal and professional problems of NGO fieldworkers in Bangladesh
This article highlights the personal and professional problems of NGO fieldworkers in Bangladesh. The paper draws on field research with the front-line workers of four NGOs, their clients, immediate superiors, and senior management. Fieldworkers face pers ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 18:08
- Rural Poverty, Risk and Development
Author: Fafchamps, Marcel Publisher: Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2004, ISBN: 1 8 ...
Book review - admin - 2009-10-18 20:48
- World Food Aid
Author: Shaw, John and Edward Clay Issue: Vol ...
Book review - admin - 2009-12-10 09:04