Narrow down by keywords: Labour and livelihoods, Oceania and Japan

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Working at the intersection--a story from Australia

Conceived by nurses in the hospital of a Palestinian refugee camp in Beirut, and inspired by Norwegian People's Aid, the international aid agency of the Australian trade unions was designed to give a genuine material base to solidarity with national liber ...

Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 18:01

`Marriage' to capital: the fallback positions of Fiji's women garment workers

The May 2000 coup in Fiji prompted a flight of capital from the country's garment industry. As workers lost their jobs, attention turned away from improving wages and conditions to retaining garment factory jobs in the country. What can feminist researche ...

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

Adult learning and literacy learning for livelihoods: some international perspectives

Based on the contemporary interest in developing new adult literacy learning programmes based on ‘literacy for livelihoods’, this paper examines some case studies from New Zealand, Bangladesh, and Egypt of literacy being used in livelihoods, and relates t ...

Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 18:03

Stakeholders' perceptions within a farming systems aid project:

Communication among stakeholders within international aid projects has long been recognised as problematic. The authors interviewed five different stakeholders on a Chinese-Australian project to explore whether (a) stakeholders have exclusive worldviews; ...

Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 18:06

What price agricultural productivity? pesticides and the health of sugar farmers in Fiji:

Many farmers in less developed countries (LDCs) lack comprehensive information detailing the acute and chronic health impacts of pesticide use. Even at low levels, the use of pesticides can have significant chronic health implications. The results of rese ...

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

`The Sword of Justice': South Pacific trade unions and NGOs during a decade of lost development

Trade unions are typified as having `two faces'--one of social justice and the other of vested interest. This article examines the tensions and difficulties confronted by trade union movements in the South Pacific seeking to balance the `two faces' of uni ...

Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 18:11