Narrow down by keywords: Civil society
- Microfinance and social capital: does social capital help create good practice?
The role of organising and disseminating knowledge as a global public good has become a major preoccupation of international development organisations. One area in which they are particularly active is support for microfinance programmes in developing cou ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 18:10
- Development, Women and War: Feminist Perspectives
Edited by: Eade, Deborah Edited by: Afshar, Haleh ...
Book - admin - 2009-12-21 16:30
- The Power of Labelling: How People are Categorized and Why it Matters
Author: Moncrieffe, Joy and Rosalind Eyben (eds.) Publisher: London: Earthscan ...
Book review - admin - 2009-12-10 09:11
- Transcending Neo-liberalism: Community-based Development in Latin America
Author: Veltmeyer, Henry and O’Malley, Anthony (eds.) Publisher: Bloomfield, ...
Book review - admin - 2009-10-18 20:49
- Widows in India: Social Neglect and Public Action
Author: Chen, Martha (ed.) Issue: Volume 9, N ...
Book review - admin - 2009-12-08 09:21
- Hunger and Public Action;
Author: Drèze, Jean and Amartya Sen Issue: Vo ...
Book review - admin - 2009-12-10 08:57
- 'Communities of practice': prospects for theory and action in participatory development
'The myth of community' permeates both the understanding and the practice of participatory development. Yet the idea that communities exist as coherent units of people who inhabit bounded geographic spaces and are ready to be mobilised for development r ...
Abstract - dwardle - 2010-05-04 15:51
- Handle with care: engaging with faith-based organisations in development
Religious faith has always had an intense but uneasy relationship with development. Donors are currently seeking greater engagement with faith-based organisations (FBOs). This positive shift needs careful consideration. Faith can be a powerful – b ...
Abstract - dwardle - 2011-06-21 14:29
- Pentecostalism and development in Kibera informal settlement, Nairobi
This article outlines one of the activities organised by an international Evangelical faith-based development organisation (FBDO) working in the Kibera informal settlement, an area that attracts large numbers of development practitioners, including FBDO ...
Abstract - dwardle - 2012-07-12 13:38
- Opportunities for the UN and civil society to collaborate more effectively
In 2002, UN Secretary General Kofi Annan established a Panel on UN Civil Society Relations, to which were appointed more than a dozen `eminent persons'. The establishment of this Panel was a signal that the UN at its highest levels recognised, rightly, th ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 17:45