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Inequality, Poverty and a ‘Human Economy’

Inequality, Poverty and a ‘Human Economy’

What might it mean to move to a human economy?

Interview – Ronaldo Munck

Interview – Ronaldo Munck

Professor Munck discusses labour movement responses to neoliberal restructuring, Gramscian perspectives on Latin America, and the contemporary relevance of Marxism.

Review – UNICEF: Global Governance That Works

Review – UNICEF: Global Governance That Works

Jolly’s analysis offers its readers a powerful understanding of the work that UNICEF has done on humanity-focused development and its unique nature within the UN system.

Review – NGDOs and the Poverty Reduction Agenda

Review – NGDOs and the Poverty Reduction Agenda

Makuwira brings new ideas to the discussion of the role of NGOs in development, allowing for a more critical analysis of the relationships between global and local NGOs.

Review – The Personal and the Professional in Aid Work

Review – The Personal and the Professional in Aid Work

Fechter’s edited collection takes issue with the absence of the personal from the debate on aid work, yet fails to consider what giving more space to the personal means.

War, Peace and a New World Paved with Good Intentions through Sport

War, Peace and a New World Paved with Good Intentions through Sport

Sport as a form of public diplomacy or social intervention has often been overlooked. However, it can help with reconstruction, resolution and reconciliation, playing a vital role in progress.

A Post-Structuralist Agenda for Development?

A Post-Structuralist Agenda for Development?

The deconstructive approach is similar to the agenda propounded by post-development analysts, but if anything it is more inclusive. Development should be considered as a continual process of improvement rather than as a final goal

The Middle-Class and the Future of World Politics

The Middle-Class and the Future of World Politics

While the western world is likely to turn inward as its middle-classes attempt to cope with the economic squeeze, the new middle-classes in the global south are less predictable and more likely to be a force for instability. The ability of governments in the global south to respond to the changing demands of their constituents and provide competent economic governance will profoundly influence the future, both domestically and globally.

Where next for gender in international development?

Where next for gender in international development?

Thanks to decades of feminist activism within and outside international institutions, the issue of gender inequality is now firmly embedded within contemporary development policy and practice. In this essay I offer a brief overview of some of the debates and policies that inform feminist approaches to development policy and practice.

The many roles of Fair Trade

The many roles of Fair Trade

There is a growing body of literature on the impact of Fair Trade, and research suggests that Fair Trade improves the economic conditions of producers, communities receive important benefit from the social premium, and the partnership model allows for the development of sustainable cooperatives and craft enterprises. It makes a significant contribution at many different levels: the individual, the household, the organization, the wider business community, and to more equitable national development.

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