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- Rights-based approaches to development: what is the value-added?
Advocates and activists for human rights are currently facing a paradox: the coexistence of profound challenges in familiar territory (civil liberties) alongside expansion into new areas. Rights-based approaches (RBAs) are a part of this latter expansiona ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 17:43
- The ethics of immigration controls: issues for development NGOs
It can be argued that immigration restrictions constitute a form of 'global apartheid', ensuring that poorer sections of world society are prevented, by legal and physical force, from sharing in the world's sum of riches. This article seeks to develop thi ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 17:54
- Electronic information: promise and peril
With reference to a recent visit to Dhaka, Bangladesh, the author gives his personal view on the spread of IT technology that accompanies globalisation. He comments particularly on the communication potential of the Internet and email, and the tendency of ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 18:01
- Violence, fear, and development in Latin America: a critical overview
This introduction presents the core concepts that shape this special issue on the impact of violence and the processes of development in Central and South America. The understanding of development is considered in terms broader than the economic context a ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 18:06
- Moved to act: communication supporting HIV social movements to achieve inclusive social change
Social movements have generated interest in development circles since the mid-1990s as relatively independent expressions of civil society, mobilising people to set their own development priorities and agendas for issues as diverse as water privatisatio ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-10-01 13:38
- When Victims Become Killers: Colonialism, Nativism and the Genocide in Rwanda
Author: Mamdani, Mahmood Publisher: Oxford: James Currey, 2001, ISBN: 0 85255 ...
Book review - admin - 2009-10-18 20:48
- The Ageing and Development Report
Author: Randel, Judith, Tony German, and Deborah Ewing Issue: ...
Book review - admin - 2009-12-08 08:51
- The Human Rights Watch Global Report on Women's Human Rights
Author: Human Rights Watch Issue: Volume 7, N ...
Book review - admin - 2009-10-18 20:54
- Development and Rights
Edited by: Eade, Deborah The fiftieth anniversary of the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights prompts a re-examination of ...
Book - anna - 2009-12-21 12:44
- Arms sales and development: making the critical connection
This Research Round-up summarises the findings of the 2004 Control Arms Report: Guns or Growth? Assessing the Impact of Arms Sales on Sustainable Development, published by Amnesty International, IANSA, and Oxfam International, in association with Ploughsh ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 17:50