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Globalisation and homelessness in the USA: building a social movement to end poverty

The authors explore the deleterious effects of economic globalisation on people in the USA, and explain the rise of poor people's organisations as a response to these conditions. They look at the impact of economic changes in terms of public policy and ar ...

Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 17:01

Redefining development for national security: implications for civil society

The effects of counter-terrorism legislation on civil society organisations (CSOs) based in the South have received little attention in the wider literature. This article reports on the findings of a series of international workshops to examine the effe ...

Abstract - admin - 2009-12-10 13:53

Editorial 21.7

This is a good issue. Wahey. Author:  Wardle, Debs Author:  Wardle ...

Abstract - dwardle - 2011-11-29 11:40

Free Trade and Uneven Development: The North American Apparel Industry after NAFTA

Reviewed by Luz María de la Mora, Trade Representative of the Mexican Ministry of Economy at the EU, Brussels Author:  Bair, Jennifer ...

Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 17:02

Neither silent nor invisible’: anti-poverty communication in the San Francisco Bay Area

The communication practices of three US anti-poverty groups in the San Francisco Bay Area – Coalition on Homelessness, Poor News Network, and Media Alliance – are discussed whose communication strategies work for the recognition and rights o ...

Abstract - anna - 2009-10-01 15:47

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

Academic-community collaboration, gender research, and development: pitfalls and possibilities

Collaboration has become a watchword for development practitioners and theorists. Yet collaboration or partnerships between academics and community-based researchers and activists have often proved difficult. This is particularly true for partnerships wit ...

Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 17:02

Dissident Women: Gender and Cultural Politics in Chiapas

Author:  Speed, Shannon R., Aída Hernández Castillo, and Lynn M. Stephen (eds.) Publisher:  ...

Book review - admin - 2009-12-22 07:48

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

How can PhD research contribute to the global health research agenda?

We suggest that PhD and post-doctoral researchers are a strong, untapped resource with the potential to make a real contribution to global health research (GHR). However, we raise some ethical, institutional, and funding issues that either discourage new ...

Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 17:02