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The Ethical Trading Initiative: 10th Anniversary Conference

This article reports on the tenth anniversary conference of the Ethical Trading Initiative (ETI), drawing attention to the irony that just as progress is being made on the situation of home workers (among the least protected of all working people) the t ...

Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 17:54

NGOs, corporate social responsibility, and social accountability: Inditex vs. Clean Clothes

Markets and businesses are undergoing major changes as globalisation deepens. Pressure from diverse social groups, both environmental and economic, is changing the operating environment. Many corporations are interested in devising social-responsibility s ...

Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 18:05

Diasporas as 'agents of development': transforming brain drain into brain gain? The Dutch example

This article is based on research that explored and analysed the potential role of diasporas in development aid in the Netherlands. The research adopted the hypothesis that development agencies could benefit from the knowledge, skills, and views of diaspo ...

Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 18:05

The Power to Choose: Bangladeshi Women and Labour Market Decisions in London and Dhaka

Author:  Kabeer, Naila Publisher:  London: Verso, 2002, ISBN: 1 85984 206 2, 320 ...

Book review - admin - 2009-10-18 20:49

Changing the world of development research? An insight into theory and practice

Development research has been through many stages over the past few decades and during this time has experienced fluctuating appreciation by development practice. There is an increasing gap between different ways of doing development research. For some, ...

Abstract - dwardle - 2010-11-07 18:03