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- 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
- From paternalism to participation: the motivations and understandings of the “developers”
Recently there has been a shift in development discourse from ideas of paternalism to those of participation. Set within the framework of a postmodern critique of development, this paper questions the assumption that the ideas of development still exist ...
Abstract - dwardle - 2012-11-27 12:51
- Women in Development Europe
The Annual General Assembly of Women in Development Europe (WIDE) took place in Madrid in March 1993. WIDE has members from 13 countries, mainly EC member states. The conference focused on `Women, Human Rights and Development' and the author briefly descr ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 17:54
- Networks, support groups, and domestic violence
The author researched women's experiences of domestic violence and abuse in Calcutta, India. She reports on their strategies for coping with and resisting this violence, noting that the majority of the women developed resistance strategies, and that in ma ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 17:56
- Women's empowerment and micro-finance programmes: strategies for increasing impact
The Small Enterprise Development Fund of the Department for International Development (DFID) of the British Government commissioned a literature review and held workshops, both co-ordinated by ActionAid UK, to assess the impact of micro-finance schemes on ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 17:58
- Institutionalising gender in UK NGOs
Drawing on recent research, the author explores how far and in what ways UK NGOs have tried to incorporate gender into the policies and procedures of their international development work, and how far a formal recognition of gender issues is shaping the wa ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 17:58
- Domestic violence, deportation, and women's resistance: notes on managing inter-sectionality
This Practical note describes the work of the Southall Black Sisters, a group, based in London, England, which provides a variety of assistance to, mainly Asian, women who have been victims of domestic violence and abuse. The author discusses how the UK l ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 17:59
- Development-induced forced migration: a practical example
Based on primary research, this paper describes the negative human, occupational, and environmental impacts of the Kiraz Dere dam project in Turkey, concluding that financial compensation for people who are displaced by such projects is unlikely in itself ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 18:05
- Community development: Freire and Grameen in the Barrowfield Project, Glasgow, Scotland
This article is an attempt to examine one of the better-known failures in UK community development – the Barrowfield Project in Glasgow (1986–1996) – and to compare and contrast it with other attempts at community development, especially some associated w ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 18:07
- Development perspectives: Views from rural Lebanon
This paper explores development issues from the perspective of two villages in rural Lebanon. Educated male villagers see themselves as initiators of development and use the same language as NGO officials. Client-patron relationships and wasta (the act of ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 18:09