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Hearing silenced voices: developing community with an advisory committee

This article focuses on the challenge and effects of adhering to community participation as a principle of community development and the related issue of reflecting diverse representation in prevention and health promotion planning. As a requirement of fu ...

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

A meeting about women and reproductive health in Latin America and the Caribbean

The author reports on the Latin America and Caribbean Women and Health Network of Isis International's working meeting in October 1991, held in Santiago, Chile. The meeting produced guidelines for the women's health movement on abortion, AIDS, teenage pre ...

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

Communication and intervention: an overview of longhouse politics in Sarawak, East Malaysia

The discrepancy between the goals of political policies and in beneficiaries is apparent in rural development. One reason is the lack of political clout by rural people themselves to influence policy decisions that affect their livelihoods. If rural devel ...

Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 16:55

`Engendering' environmental projects: the case of eco-timber production in the Solomon Islands

Worldwide concern for the environment has spawned a new field of interest and expertise within the development assistance industry. Environmental projects have become the new `darling' of the foreign aid community with donors and practitioners vying for s ...

Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 16:59

Pastoral development and the use of para-vets in southern Sudan

Pastoralism in Sudan has produced complex and varied livestock management systems, finely adapted to local environmental conditions. The isolation of pastoral communities has made it difficult for development agencies to form working relationships with th ...

Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 17:04

Advocacy in the Amazon and the Camisea gas project: implications for non-government public action

The article considers international advocacy concerning the exploitation of gas reserves in an area inhabited by an isolated indigenous group in Peru, the Machigengua. Considerable international advocacy activity was centred mainly in Washington, DC. Poor ...

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

Palestinian women, violence, and the peace process

Much has been written about the contribution of Palestinian women to their nation's liberation struggle. They have not only survived in an atmosphere of remorseless violence, but have also made remarkable strides in terms of their rights and development a ...

Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 17:10

A New Politics of Identity: Political Principles in an Interdependent World

Author:  Parekh, Bhikhu Publisher:  Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008, ISBN: ...

Book review - admin - 2009-12-07 08:27

Womean@Internet: Creating New Cultures in Cyberspace

Author:  Harcourt, Wendy (ed.) Issue:  Volume 1 ...

Book review - admin - 2009-12-05 18:05

Learning from Gal Oya: Possibilities for Participatory Development and Post-Newtonian Science

Author:  Uphoff, Norman Issue:  Volume 7, Numb ...

Book review - admin - 2009-12-22 07:29