Narrow down by keywords: Civil society
- Neither silent nor invisible’: anti-poverty communication in the San Francisco Bay Area
The communication practices of three US anti-poverty groups in the San Francisco Bay Area – Coalition on Homelessness, Poor News Network, and Media Alliance – are discussed whose communication strategies work for the recognition and rights o ...
Abstract - anna - 2009-10-01 16:47
- Hijacking America: How the Religious and Secular Right Changed What Americans Think
Author: George, Susan Publisher: Cambridge, UK and Malden, MA: Polity, 2008, I ...
Book review - admin - 2009-12-09 13:51
- New Roles and Relevance: Development NGOs and the Challenge of Change
Author: Lewis, David; Wallace, Tina (eds.) Publisher: Bloomfoeld, CT: Kumarian ...
Book review - admin - 2009-10-18 20:51
- Citizen and Subject: Contemporary Africa and the Legacy of Late Colonialism
Author: Mamdani, Mahmood Issue: Volume 7, Nu ...
Book review - admin - 2009-12-22 08:22
- Transnational Civil Society: An Introduction
Author: Batliwala, Srilatha and L. David Brown (eds.) Publisher: Bloomfield, C ...
Book review - admin - 2009-12-22 08:51
- Is social change fundable? NGOs and theories and practices of social change
Northern NGOs have come under critical scrutiny since the 1990s, often with negative conclusions as organisations which had supported radical social change in the 1970s and 1980s have since turned themselves into a professionalised and bureaucratic aid ...
Abstract - dwardle - 2010-11-05 13:30
- Signs speak as loud as words: deaf empowerment in Namibia
The present article outlines a development project carried out in Namibia in 2006–2010 by the Icelandic International Development Agency and the Namibian Ministry of Education. The project aimed primarily to empower deaf people by building capacit ...
Abstract - dwardle - 2012-03-30 16:08
- “Nobody helps us”: insights from ultra-poor Bangladeshi women on being beyond reach
This paper documents the exclusion from formal assistance of 43 Bangladeshi ultra-poor female heads of household, which forces women to rely on overstretched forms of informal assistance that are not culturally prescribed and are often experienced as sh ...
Abstract - dwardle - 2013-04-30 12:02
- The role and example of Chilean and Argentinean Mothers in democratisation
This paper explores the development issue of democratisation from a gendered perspective, emphasising the need to look for the building blocks of democracy within civil society sectors where women play a key role. Chilean and Argentinean women prove an im ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 18:00
- Leveraging change in the working conditions of UK homeworkers
The debate among NGO and union activists about how to improve working conditions and labour rights has been dominated by proponents of specific approaches, arguing variously that the best route is through company codes, legislation, organisation of worker ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 17:49