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- Constructing alternatives to globalisation: strengthening tradition through innovation
Full-text sample article FREE from Taylor & Francis With the inability of international economic integration to create opportunities for important segments of society, many Mexicans are searching for ways to forge their own alternatives. These ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 17:46
- Residents' associations and information communication technologies: a suggested approach to international action-research
The North-South disparity in access to new information communication technologies is well known, but there is a need now to get beyond simply measuring and documenting that gap, and develop more sensitive indicators on how such technologies might be, and ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 18:07
- What determines poverty transition? An investigation of women livestock farmers in Bangladesh
This article evaluates poverty transition using self-assessment in a quasi-experimental framework. Data are drawn from a survey conducted in 2006 of 400 women who were the beneficiaries of a poverty-alleviation programme which involved longer-term inter ...
Abstract - dwardle - 2011-06-27 13:21
- SatelLife - linking information and people: the last ten centimetres
SatelLife was set up by the organisation International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War (IPPNW) in 1985, with the aim of providing a forum for the involvement of medical colleagues in the South in discussion of health and peace issues. SatelLi ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 17:58
- Citizens’ media and communication
Citizens’ media and communication are still poorly understood in the mainstream of development policy and practice – and are prone to simplistic forms of implementation, because of the lack of a coherent grasp of the social, cultural, and po ...
Abstract - anna - 2009-10-01 17:20
- Some common questions about participatory research: a review of the literature
This article reviews, through reference to the published literature, some key questions about participatory research. When should participatory research be used? How should participatory research be applied? What about quality of science in participator ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 18:00
- `Third World' perspectives on cyberfeminism
Cyberfeminists share the belief that women should `take control of and appropriate the use of cybertechnologies in an attempt to empower ourselves.' The author argues that the demystification of technology is necessary, but not sufficient, for empowerment ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 18:01
- Micro-Hydro Design Manual: A Guide to Small-Scale Water Power Schemes
Author: Harvey , Adam, with Andy Brown, Priyantha Hettiarachi and Allen Inversin ...
Book review - admin - 2009-12-07 09:05
- A critique of design methodologies appropriate to private sector activity in development
In the corporate world, design has received increasing attention over the last 50 years and is now firmly embedded within almost all aspects of corporate activity. This article explores the role of design in development. Design is widely used and understo ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 17:47
- Monitoring megacities: the MURBANDY/MOLAND approach
The MOLAND methodology adopts earth observation techniques combined with geo-processing tools and statistical data to monitor environmental and morphological changes in urban areas. The methodology is an aid to understanding urban development processes as ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 18:07