Narrow down by keywords: Conflict and reconstruction, South Asia
- A situational assessment study of acid violence in Bangladesh
This secondary source study was conducted on behalf of UNICEF in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh, to establish what information was available about acid violence with a view to informing potential interventions to prevent attacks. The study showed that y ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 18:08
- Women in Afghanistan: passive victims of the borga or active social participants?
This paper, based on field research in Kabul in February 2002, begins by discussing how women experience war and violent conflict differently from men, in particular by defining different types of violence against women in Afghanistan. Second, by identify ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 18:10
- Performance-based Partnership Agreements for the reconstruction of the health system in Afghanistan
Full-text sample article FREE from Taylor & Francis. The reconstruction of the health system in Afghanistan is in its early stages, and donors have proposed Performance-based Partnership Agreements (PPA) through which to subcontract the delivery of he ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 17:44
- War’s Offensive on Women: The Humanitarian Challenge in Bosnia, Kosovo, and Afghanistan
Author: Mertus, Julie A. Publisher: Bloomfield, CT: Kumarian Press, 2000, ISB ...
Book review - admin - 2009-10-18 20:51
- Women, resistance and development: a case study of Dangs, India
Studies on resistance often overlook its gendered nature. This article looks at everyday resistance put up by village women against the Forest Department in Western India, within a historical context. It then examines recent attempts at organised resistan ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 17:53
- 'Dancing with the prince': survival strategies in the Afghan conflict
Author: Jonathan Goodhand with Peter Chamberlain Issue: ...
Book review - admin - 2009-10-18 20:54
- Challenging conventional views on mobile telecommunications investment: evidence from conflict zones
Huge amounts are being invested in information and communication technologies (ICTs) such as mobile phones and their telecommunications infrastructure. Development agencies provide a conventional view on the ‘climate’ needed to encourage suc ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-10-28 18:34
- Disaster Management and Civil Society: Earthquake Relief in Japan, Turkey and India
Author: Özerdem, Alpaslan and Jacoby, Tim Publisher: International Library o ...
Book review - admin - 2009-10-18 20:57
- `Dancing with the prince': NGOs' survival strategies in the Afghan conflict
Afghan NGOs have been a major provider of humanitarian aid throughout the Afghan conflict. They remained operational during this period by `dancing' with and between the various parties to the conflict, their survival contingent on their ability to build ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 17:56
- Real-time research: decolonising research practices – or just another spectacle of researcher–practitioner collaboration?
This article examines the experiences and outcomes from collaboration between a group of researchers and a Northern NGO to improve recovery work in Sri Lanka after the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami disaster. A Real-Time Research methodology was established ...
Abstract - dwardle - 2010-11-07 19:32