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‘A more excellent way’: Developing coalitions and consensus through informal networking

Alison Gilchrist.

in Community Development Journal

April 1998; p ublished online April 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Public Policy; Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science); Development Planning and Policy. 0 words.

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Aboriginal Childhoods

Gaynor Macdonald.

in Childhood Studies

P ublished online May 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Development Studies. 13051 words.

Documentation of Aboriginal childhood and adolescence in Australia has never been systematic. Information about children has been buried within studies of family life or women as mothers....

Aboriginal Issues in Perspective: Native Title Rights and Self-determination

Peter Yu.

in Community Development Journal

April 1996; p ublished online April 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Public Policy; Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science); Development Planning and Policy. 0 words.

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Abstracts

Oscar Ramos-Rodriquez.

in Community Development Journal

October 2018; p ublished online May 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Development Planning and Policy; Public Policy. 9004 words.

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The Accidental Capitalist: A People's Story of the New China

Kaxton Siu.

in Community Development Journal

April 2013; p ublished online February 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Public Policy; Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science); Development Planning and Policy. 939 words.

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Achieving broader benefits from Indigenous land use agreements: community development in Central Australia

Danielle Campbell and Janet Eileen Hunt.

in Community Development Journal

April 2013; p ublished online September 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Public Policy; Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science); Development Planning and Policy. 5696 words.

Research on a range of agreements between Indigenous people and extractive industries suggests that equitable benefits from such activity on Indigenous land are rare. In Central Australia,...

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Achieving Schooling for All in Africa: Costs, Commitment, and Gender

Walter W. McMahon.

in Journal of African Economies

June 2005; p ublished online June 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Economic Development; African Studies. 0 words.

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Achieving sustainable livelihoods – a case study of a Mexican rural community

Nina Perez.

in Community Development Journal

April 2002; p ublished online April 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Public Policy; Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science); Development Planning and Policy. 0 words.

The case study of a Mexican rural community is used to analyse the concept of ‘sustainable livelihoods’. San Felipe is a small semi‐arid community that has been the beneficiary of a...

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Active learning for active citizenship: participatory approaches to evaluating a programme to promote citizen participation in England

Marjorie Mayo and Alison Rooke.

in Community Development Journal

July 2008; p ublished online May 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Public Policy; Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science); Development Planning and Policy. 3568 words.

This article begins by exploring the contested notions of participatory approaches to monitoring and evaluation, identifying some of the possible pitfalls, including the dangers of...

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The Activists' Handbook: A Step-by-Step Guide to Participative Democracy

Nana Macharashvili and Nino Vasadze.

in Community Development Journal

October 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Public Policy; Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science); Development Planning and Policy. 958 words.

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Adjusting to Trade Liberalisation: The Case of Firms in the South African Textile Sector

Simon Roberts and John Thoburn.

in Journal of African Economies

March 2003; p ublished online March 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Economic Development; African Studies. 0 words.

This paper examines the responses of firms in the textile industry of South Africa to that country's rapid liberalisation of trade since the early 1990s. The data reveal that there have been...

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Adolescence and Youth

Helena Helve.

in Childhood Studies

P ublished online March 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Development Studies. 12065 words.

Social-science and humanistic research has focused mainly on young people in the United States and western Europe. Currently, however, researchers throughout the world are increasingly...

Adolescence and Youth

Helena Helve.

in Childhood Studies

P ublished online March 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Development Studies. 12478 words.

Social science and humanistic research has focused mainly on young people in the United States and western Europe. In the early 21st century, however, researchers throughout the world are...

Adolescent Consent to Medical Treatment

Emma Cave.

in Childhood Studies

P ublished online April 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Development Studies. 8713 words.

Subject to certain exceptions, (e.g., emergency treatment), clinicians need a valid consent before they can treat a patient. This operates both to protect clinicians from liability and to...

Adoption and Fostering

Rachael Stryker.

in Childhood Studies

P ublished online March 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Development Studies. 20063 words.

Adoption and fostering are any customary or optional procedures for taking as one’s own a child of other parents. The term adoption usually refers to the legal transformation of a child’s...

Adult education, community development and democracy: renegotiating the terms of engagement

Mae Shaw and Jim Crowther.

in Community Development Journal

June 2014; p ublished online November 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Public Policy; Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science); Development Planning and Policy. 5542 words.

This article is an attempt to address what we consider to be a widespread loss of confidence in the purpose, politics and practice of community-based educational work. It is informed by our...

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Advancing citizenship: a study of social planning

Ken Moffatt Usha George, Bill Lee and Susan McGrath.

in Community Development Journal

October 1999; p ublished online October 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Public Policy; Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science); Development Planning and Policy. 0 words.

Based on a study of five social planning organizations in the province of Ontario, the authors argue that the concept of social planning needs to be expanded. The definition of social...

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The adventures of Case Connie (1975): a tool for reflecting on practice?

in Community Development Journal

October 2007; p ublished online October 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Public Policy; Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science); Development Planning and Policy. 65 words.

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Advocacy vs. collaboration: Comparing inclusionary community planning models

William Peterman.

in Community Development Journal

July 2004; p ublished online July 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Public Policy; Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science); Development Planning and Policy. 0 words.

Two approaches to community planning in the United States, advocacy planning and collaborative planning, are compared and evaluated with respect to their ability to empower community...

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Afghanistan: NGOs and women in the front line

Christ Johnson.

in Community Development Journal

April 1998; p ublished online April 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Public Policy; Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science); Development Planning and Policy. 0 words.

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