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- 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
- 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
- Working at the intersection--a story from Australia
Conceived by nurses in the hospital of a Palestinian refugee camp in Beirut, and inspired by Norwegian People's Aid, the international aid agency of the Australian trade unions was designed to give a genuine material base to solidarity with national liber ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 18:01
- Editorial (22.2)
Development in Practice prides itself in being one of the most international of development journals, based on both authorship and readership. To reinforce our commitment to this international participation we are pleased to announce that our editor ...
Abstract - dwardle - 2012-03-30 16:13
- Aid partnership in the Bougainville conflict: the case of a local women’s NGO and its donors
The paper documents lessons learnt from a study on aid partnerships in post-conflict development and peace building in Bougainville. The paper examines how donor agencies, in this case the Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID) through t ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 17:55
- Givers and governance: the potential of faith-based development in the Asia Pacific
Civil society organisations, including those that are faith-based, are increasingly viewed as key stakeholders that can influence government policies, advocate on behalf of poor people and contribute to service delivery and development. This paper discu ...
Abstract - dwardle - 2012-07-12 13:50
- 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
- `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
- 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
- Active citizenship or passive clientelism? Accountability and development in Solomon Islands
Active citizenship and participatory community development approaches have evolved partly in response to perceived aid dependency among rural communities. In Solomon Islands these methods have met with mixed success. This article reflects on the frustra ...
Abstract - sally - 2009-11-19 12:08