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- What price agricultural productivity? pesticides and the health of sugar farmers in Fiji:
Many farmers in less developed countries (LDCs) lack comprehensive information detailing the acute and chronic health impacts of pesticide use. Even at low levels, the use of pesticides can have significant chronic health implications. The results of rese ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 18:07
- Editorial (21.7)
At whatever level we are working, or researching, it is probably a truism that development is a slow business. Recently a UN official said to me that there is no appetite for longer term solutions to the socio-political structural issues which maintain ...
Abstract - dwardle - 2011-11-29 14:45
- The impact of institutional racism upon indigenous economic and human development in Australia
Within Australia, State employment programmes are an essential means of attempting to redress the substantial social and economic disadvantages experienced by indigenous Australians, particularly at the community level. While such programmes expend large ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 18:00
- Maori community-based sustainable development: a research progress report
Some indigenous peoples are attempting to explore approaches to defining and implementing sustainable development in ways appropriate to them. In 1998, four Maori iwi (tribal) organisations embarked on a research project with a research team from the Univ ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 18:10
- Revisiting the Paris Declaration Agenda – an inclusive, realistic orientation for aid effectiveness
The progress in endeavours to achieve the commitments of the Paris Declaration on Aid Effectiveness has been slow. This paper explains the challenges faced by the aid effectiveness agenda and discusses why and how it needs to be revisited. In order to e ...
Abstract - dwardle - 2011-11-29 13:13
- Insider-outsider positions in health-development research: reflections for practice
Recognising that the stance of investigators could make a major impact on the quality and/or interpretation of development-study findings, a small investigation to explore researcher positions and roles was implemented. This was a subsidiary component o ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 17:49
- `The Sword of Justice': South Pacific trade unions and NGOs during a decade of lost development
Trade unions are typified as having `two faces'--one of social justice and the other of vested interest. This article examines the tensions and difficulties confronted by trade union movements in the South Pacific seeking to balance the `two faces' of uni ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 18:11
- Editorial (21.8)
As we come to an end of 2011, will the year mark a historical turning point for international development as we know it, or will this corner not be reached for a couple of years yet? The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) international summit was held ...
Abstract - dwardle - 2012-02-07 13:04
- Collaborative research as an anti-poverty tool: a research partnership between police and indigenous Australians
This paper reports on a collaborative research project that shows how participatory social research can be used as a strategy for combating social exclusion. The Crime Prevention Partnership Project brought together dominant and disempowered groups to exp ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 17:50
- 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