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Hearing silenced voices: developing community with an advisory committee

This article focuses on the challenge and effects of adhering to community participation as a principle of community development and the related issue of reflecting diverse representation in prevention and health promotion planning. As a requirement of fu ...

Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 18:00

Corporate responsibility and the US-Central America Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA): are they compatible?

The global garment-manufacturing industry will confront significant changes from 2005, when the system of quotas established under the Multi-Fibre Agreement comes to an end. These changes pose serious threats to jobs in the Central American assembly plant ...

Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 17:50

Academic-community collaboration, gender research, and development: pitfalls and possibilities

Collaboration has become a watchword for development practitioners and theorists. Yet collaboration or partnerships between academics and community-based researchers and activists have often proved difficult. This is particularly true for partnerships wit ...

Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 18:02

How can PhD research contribute to the global health research agenda?

We suggest that PhD and post-doctoral researchers are a strong, untapped resource with the potential to make a real contribution to global health research (GHR). However, we raise some ethical, institutional, and funding issues that either discourage new ...

Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 18:02

Embracing marginality: place-making vs development in Gardenton, Manitoba

Based on a two-year, multi-method study of ‘development’ in one small community in rural Manitoba, Canada, the article examines how the community and people’s reasons for living there have both changed and remained consistent since the beginning of the ar ...

Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 18:07

Dissident Women: Gender and Cultural Politics in Chiapas

Author:  Speed, Shannon R., Aída Hernández Castillo, and Lynn M. Stephen (eds.) Publisher:  ...

Book review - admin - 2009-12-22 08:48

Visions of Solidarity: US Peace Activists in Nicaragua from War to Women’s Activism and Globalization

Author:  Weber, Clare Publisher:  Lexington Books, 2006, ISBN: 978-0-7391-1718-7 ...

Book review - admin - 2009-12-05 18:58

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

Let the Good Times Roll: Prostitution and the US Military in Asia

Author:  Pollock Sturdevant, Sandra and Brenda Stolfuz Issue:  ...

Book review - admin - 2009-12-22 08:44