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Editorial (21.7)

At whatever level we are working, or researching, it is probably a truism that development is a slow business. Recently a UN official said to me that there is no appetite for longer term solutions to the socio-political structural issues which maintain ...

Abstract - dwardle - 2011-11-29 13:45

The Sudan experience of the Local Capacities for Peace Project

This paper examines the application of the Local Capacities for Peace framework in field operations in Sudan, and identifies lessons learned about planning and implementation in the World Vision programme over a 20-month period. This article is freely ava ...

Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 17:06

Editorial (21.8)

As we come to an end of 2011, will the year mark a historical turning point for international development as we know it, or will this corner not be reached for a couple of years yet? The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) international summit was held ...

Abstract - dwardle - 2012-02-07 12:04

Myths and realities of the impact of political Islam on women: female employment in Indonesia and Iran

Since the 11 September 2001 attacks on targets in the USA, debates concerning the situation of women in the Muslim world have tended to focus on the extent to which they are victims of religious dogma. Like any other religion, Islam can be oppressive towa ...

Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 17:00

Islamic business and business as usual: a study of firms in Egypt:

Fifteen Egyptian firms producing goods and services were classified into two sets by method of finance, i.e., profit-sharing for the seven Islamic versus debt-at-interest for the eight non-Islamic firms. Interviewed in 1993 and 1994, the two groups were f ...

Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 17:06

Editorial (22.1)

The world is standing at a major point in its history as I write, with European politicians still deliberating as to how a deepening of the international economic crisis will be averted or at least mitigated. The longer term implications for developing ...

Abstract - dwardle - 2012-02-27 16:47

Women and NGO professionalisation: a case study of Jordan

This article examines the impact of NGO professionalisation on who works in NGOs and why. Based on an in-depth survey of employees in 20 advocacy NGOs in Jordan, it demonstrates the gendered impact of professionalisation. The majority of NGO employees a ...

Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 16:53

Governance of the Amman water utility

In 1993 the World Bank assisted the Ministry of Water and Irrigation of Jordan in updating a review of the water sector, and thus began the process of private sector participation (psp) in service provision to improve the efficiency of the water sector an ...

Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 17:07

Editorial (22.2)

Development in Practice prides itself in being one of the most international of development journals, based on both authorship and readership. To reinforce our commitment to this international participation we are pleased to announce that our editor ...

Abstract - dwardle - 2012-03-30 15:13

The acceptability of immunisation in Somalia: What role does the community play in designing programme strategies?

As part of the global drive to achieve Universal Child Immunisation by l990 (UCI9O), Somalia launched a national immunisation programme for women and children. While access to it improved, actual demand for immunisation remained low. This paper reports th ...

Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 16:53