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- Trade unions and NGOs: the need for cooperation
The challenges posed by economic globalisation make it imperative that civil society organisations break down the barriers that have traditionally divided them, in order to ensure that the rights of those who are marginalised or vulnerable are kept firmly ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 18:10
- Women Embracing Islam: Gender and Conversion in the West
Author: van Nieuwkerk, Karin (ed.) Publisher: University of Texas Press, Austi ...
Book review - admin - 2009-12-17 12:38
- The Right to Education Denied: Costs and Remedies
Author: Tomasevski, Katarina Publisher: London: Zed Books, 2003, ISBN: 1 84277 ...
Book review - admin - 2009-10-18 20:49
- Gender and Technology: Empowering Women, Engendering Development
Author: Everts, Saskia Issue: Volume 9, Numbe ...
Book review - admin - 2009-12-22 08:46
- Let the Good Times Roll: Prostitution and the US Military in Asia
Author: Pollock Sturdevant, Sandra and Brenda Stolfuz Issue: ...
Book review - admin - 2009-12-22 08:44
- Publishing for social change
This is the text of a talk given at a conference for Publishing for Social Change in Oxford. It explores the effect of literature on political consciousness. Author: ...
Abstract - dwardle - 2011-06-21 14:52
- International NGOs and unions in the South: worlds apart or allies in the struggle?
In the early 1980s, support for trade unions was a significant component of Oxfam GB's programmes in various parts of the world, most notably Central America and South Africa. In Central America, this was motivated both because organised labour played an ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 18:01
- Memory, suffering, survival tactics, and healing among Jopadhola women in post-war Uganda
This ethnographic case study addresses the question of how women in Jopadhola patriarchal society in Eastern Uganda remember three decades of civil war and violence and survived its aftermath. When the war ended, little changed for these women, who are ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-10-28 18:34
- Guatemala: uncovering the past, recovering the future
The author gives a personal view of her experiences in Guatemala in 1995, when she met with human-rights workers coping with the aftermath, and ongoing trauma, of the 36-year war. She describes the fear and disruption brought about by so many years of mil ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 17:58
- Participation: the ascendancy of a buzzword in the neo-liberal era
Participation was originally conceived as part of a counter-hegemonic approach to radical social transformation and, as such, represented a challenge to the status quo. Paradoxically, throughout the 1980s and 1990s, ‘participation’ gained legitimacy withi ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 18:05