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Insider-outsider positions in health-development research: reflections for practice

Recognising that the stance of investigators could make a major impact on the quality and/or interpretation of development-study findings, a small investigation to explore researcher positions and roles was implemented. This was a subsidiary component o ...

Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 17:49

Collaborative research as an anti-poverty tool: a research partnership between police and indigenous Australians

This paper reports on a collaborative research project that shows how participatory social research can be used as a strategy for combating social exclusion. The Crime Prevention Partnership Project brought together dominant and disempowered groups to exp ...

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

Aid partnership in the Bougainville conflict: the case of a local women’s NGO and its donors

The paper documents lessons learnt from a study on aid partnerships in post-conflict development and peace building in Bougainville. The paper examines how donor agencies, in this case the Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID) through t ...

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

Between four worlds: building research capacity in Papua New Guinea

Aid agencies provide significant funding for research that is directed at socio-economic development. These agencies typically require out-of-country (OC) researchers to work with in-country (IC) researchers on such projects. Moreover, building the resear ...

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

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

Maori community-based sustainable development: a research progress report

Some indigenous peoples are attempting to explore approaches to defining and implementing sustainable development in ways appropriate to them. In 1998, four Maori iwi (tribal) organisations embarked on a research project with a research team from the Univ ...

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

Disaster Management and Civil Society: Earthquake Relief in Japan, Turkey and India

Author:  Özerdem, Alpaslan and Jacoby, Tim Publisher:  International Library o ...

Book review - admin - 2009-10-18 20:57