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Household coping strategies in Kyrgyzstan

The author considers the coping strategies used by the newly poor households of the now-independent nation-state Kyrgyzstan. Like other former members of the Soviet Union, Kyrgyzstan has fared badly economically since the disintegration of both the Union ...

Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 17:55

The community re-integration of Romanian orphanage graduates

In 1994, the authors conducted research in the Iasi district of Romania, and present here findings about institutionalised children's aspirations, education, level of family contact and their assessment of the problems they face. The research provides som ...

Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 17:57

Trading and trade-offs: women's livelihoods in Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan

This paper is based on a small micro-level study carried out to assess the impact of recent socio-economic changes in Tajikistan on the livelihoods and well-being of women in Gorno-Badakhshan. It examines the recent involvement of women in trading and inf ...

Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 18:08

Community-led development in practice: humanising institutions for children and older people in Russia

This article focuses on the personal, social, and psychological hazards that children and the elderly face in Russian state-run institutions. The paper challenges two assumptions: that Russia's problems are purely economic, and that the state is solely re ...

Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 18:08

Developing policy on integration and re/construction in Kosova

The Gender Audit (GA) and associated reports and reviews drawn upon in this article enable an evaluation of how far the intervention processes at work in Kosova since 1999 have been inclusive of gender analysis and supportive of women's and girls' needs a ...

Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 18:10

Kosovo: missed opportunities, lessons for the future

The growth in the number of 'small wars' has led to a proliferation of post-conflict reconstruction efforts. The experience in the Balkans with post-war reconstruction can provide a significant contribution to further learning, as much learning still need ...

Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 18:10

Can Liberal Pluralism be Exported? Western Political Theofy and Ethnic Relations in Eastern Europe

Author:  Kymlicka, Will and Magda Opalski (eds.) Publisher:  New York, NY: OUP, ...

Book review - admin - 2009-10-18 20:50

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

How people can influence government policy – stories from the Caucasus

It is very motivating to see vulnerable people becoming strong advocates for their own rights and persuading their government to act; or to see passionate young economists influencing the state and effecting positive change for tens of thousands of poor ...

Abstract - dwardle - 2010-11-05 14:06