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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

Willing Slaves: How the Overwork Culture is Ruling our Lives

Author:  Bunting, Madeleine Publisher:  London: Harper Perennial, 2005, ISBN: 0 ...

Book review - admin - 2009-10-18 19:48

Transcending Neo-liberalism: Community-based Development in Latin America

Author:  Veltmeyer, Henry and O’Malley, Anthony (eds.) Publisher:  Bloomfield, ...

Book review - admin - 2009-10-18 19:49

Women, Population and Global Crisis: A Political-Economic Perspective

Author:  Banderage, Asoka Issue:  Volume 7, Nu ...

Book review - admin - 2009-12-07 08:23

Relationships for Aid

Author:  Eyben, Rosalind Publisher:  London and Sterling, VA, Earthscan in asso ...

Book review - admin - 2009-12-22 07:40

Lessons from the 2008 global food crisis: agro-food dynamics in Mali

High food prices in 2008 sparked food riots around the world, with urban West Africa suffering many of these disturbances. Urban Mali appears to have been spared the worst of this crisis as consumers shifted from rice to sorghum, a grain whose productio ...

Abstract - dwardle - 2011-08-15 15:51

Charcoal production and strategies to enhance its sustainability in Kenya

In sub-Saharan Africa, 72 per cent of urban and 98 per cent of rural households use fuelwood for energy. In Kenya use of charcoal in urban areas has risen by 64 per cent in two decades. Despite the charcoal industry providing employment to 500,000 peopl ...

Abstract - dwardle - 2013-07-05 11:26

Towards formulating effective research and development national strategies in Arab countries

Extremely weak R&D has a negative impact on growth and development in Arab countries. Developing a better R&D strategy could enhance capacity and effectiveness of R&D. The failure of the previously developed strategies in Arab countries was ...

Abstract - dwardle - 2014-12-15 10:29

The trade union solution or the NGO problem? The fight for global labour rights

This paper argues that the NGO position on global labour rights is mistaken. NGOs' concerns over race and gender inequalities and their rejection of the primacy of class in today's global, capitalist economy have frustrated the project of incorporating la ...

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

In whose name? The accountability of corporate social responsibility

Stakeholder dialogue, participation, and partnership have become mainstream concepts in international development policy, in particular in the field of corporate social responsibility (CSR). However, the accountability of multi-stakeholder initiatives on ...

Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 16:50