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- Models of Capitalism: Lessons for Latin America
Author: Huber, Evelyne (ed.) Publisher: University Park, PA: Penn State Univer ...
Book review - admin - 2009-10-18 20:49
- Evaluating competitiveness impacts of regulatory reforms in the Brazilian cashew industry
This work evaluates regulatory impacts on the Brazilian cashew industry through the pilot use of CIBER, a value-chain-based approach, to identify and measure regulatory constraints and to enact regulatory reforms in donor-funded development projects. Dr ...
Abstract - dwardle - 2010-11-05 14:01
- Social capital, NGOs, and development: a Guatemalan case study
Social researchers continue to grasp for critical factors that foster or impede the development of social capital. This article highlights some of these factors based on an investigation of a low-income urban settlement in Guatemala. Community activists a ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 18:00
- 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
- Fundraising in Brazil: the major implications for civil society organisations and international NGOs
This paper looks at the opportunities for civil society organisations (CSOs) in Brazil to increase and diversify income. It demonstrates the range of potential new sources of funds, including the Brazilian public, commercial activities, and government ins ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 17:59
- Celso Furtado and development: an outline
This review essay focuses on the most crucial points in the evolution of Celso Furtado’s contribution to economic and political thought in relation to development, in the hope that a wider readership will appreciate the importance of his ideas to Latin Am ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 18:07
- Measuring the impact of fair trade on development
This study on the impact of fair trade relies on new field data from coffee and banana cooperatives in Peru and Costa Rica, including a detailed assessment of its welfare effects by comparing FT farmers with non-FT farmers as a benchmark. Attention is f ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-12-10 10:42
- Hidden Lives: Voices of Children in Latin America and the Caribbean
Author: Green, Duncan Issue: Volume 9, Numbe ...
Book review - admin - 2009-12-05 19:19
- Editorial (22.1)
The world is standing at a major point in its history as I write, with European politicians still deliberating as to how a deepening of the international economic crisis will be averted or at least mitigated. The longer term implications for developing ...
Abstract - dwardle - 2012-02-27 17:47
- Mayan dress as a text: contested meanings
This article focuses on the importance, complexity and ambiguity of the symbolic terrain both in everyday life and in social struggle. Taking Mayan women's traditional dress or traje as a text, the author reflects upon the multiple and contested meanings ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 17:42