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From deprivation to distribution: is global poverty becoming a matter of national inequality
A. Sumner / Institute of Development Studies UK, 2012
The majority of the world’s poor, by income and multi-dimensional poverty measures, live in countries classified by the World Bank as middle-income countries. Such patterns matter beyond the thresholds of low-income countri...
Globalisation lived locally: new forms of control, conflict and response among labour in Kerala, examined through a labour geography lens
Centre for Development Studies, Kerala, India, 2009
With the support of the labour geography framework, this study tries to analyse how the economic geography of capitalism is shaped by the spatial practices of labour. We look into a model, not upon a global scale but at a very local s...
Women's livelihoods, global markets and citizenship
J. Thekkudan; R. Tandon / Institute of Development Studies UK, 2009
The underlying assumption of the economic integration epitomised by globalisation was that it would lead to greater economic participation and an enhancement of livelihood opportunities, which in turn would have positive impacts ...
Impact of the global recession on migration and remittances in Kerala : new evidences from the Return Migration Study (RMS) 2009
K.C. Zachariah; S.I. Rajan / Centre for Development Studies, Kerala, India, 2010
This study has brought to light some of the broad dimensions of the problems created by the global recession on Kerala emigrants – the number of emigrants who became unemployed, the number who lost jobs abroad, the number w...
Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS)
The Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS) was established in July 2004 as an autonomous research institute at the National University of Singapore (NUS). The establishment of ISAS reflects the increasing economic and political importance of South Asia, and the strong historical links between South Asia and Southeast Asia. ISAS is dedicated to research on contemporary South Asia. The I...
Addressing the defaults of globalization
J Pronk / Research and Information System for Developing Countries, 2009
Globalisation is not a new and recent phenomenon. Globalisation started right way at the beginning of the history of mankind, as soon as people began to communicate and trade with each other, to visit land beyond the horizon of their ...
Local Exchange Systems – Designing Community Incentives: A Discussion on Alternate Economics to Strengthen Local Economy and Facilitate Sustainable Adaptation
M. Mathur; M. D'Cruz / Watershed Organisation Trust, 2014
This discussion paper argues that economic globalisation in its current form is a ‘centralising juggernaut’ which often causes large-scale resource depletion in remote eco-systems, unpredictable price variations in essenti...
I know. I want. I dream. Girls’ insights for building a better world
A. Warner / International Center for Research on Women, USA, 2013
In 2013, a multi-country research effort was initiated to ensure that girls’ voices would guide the global development agenda. Implemented by the research firm 2CV, in close collaboration with local research partners and NGOs, t...
The globalized world and gender rights in Nigeria: the gains, the losses
F. Anyogu; C. Arinze-Umobi / African Journals Online - AJOL, 2011
There are fears that globalisation is creating increased gender inequalities worldwide. This article appraises globalisation and its effects (positive and negative) on gender equality and rights in Nigeria. The authors remind us that ...
Transnational responses to violence against women in the name of 'culture': evaluation of the Violence Is Not Our Culture Campaign (2008-2011)
A.L Shaheed / Women Living Under Muslim Law, 2011
In 2007, members of the Stop Stoning Forever Campaign in Iran and the Women Living under Muslim Laws (WLUML) network initiated the ‘Violence is not our Culture’ (VNC) campaign. The VNC is aimed at bringing an end to the mi...
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From deprivation to distribution: is global poverty becoming a matter of national inequality
A. Sumner / Institute of Development Studies UK, 2012
The majority of the world’s poor, by income and multi-dimensional poverty measures, live in countries classified by the World Bank as middle-income countries. Such patterns matter beyond the thresholds of low-income countri...
Globalisation lived locally: new forms of control, conflict and response among labour in Kerala, examined through a labour geography lens
Centre for Development Studies, Kerala, India, 2009
With the support of the labour geography framework, this study tries to analyse how the economic geography of capitalism is shaped by the spatial practices of labour. We look into a model, not upon a global scale but at a very local s...
Women's livelihoods, global markets and citizenship
J. Thekkudan; R. Tandon / Institute of Development Studies UK, 2009
The underlying assumption of the economic integration epitomised by globalisation was that it would lead to greater economic participation and an enhancement of livelihood opportunities, which in turn would have positive impacts ...
Impact of the global recession on migration and remittances in Kerala : new evidences from the Return Migration Study (RMS) 2009
K.C. Zachariah; S.I. Rajan / Centre for Development Studies, Kerala, India, 2010
This study has brought to light some of the broad dimensions of the problems created by the global recession on Kerala emigrants – the number of emigrants who became unemployed, the number who lost jobs abroad, the number w...
Addressing the defaults of globalization
J Pronk / Research and Information System for Developing Countries, 2009
Globalisation is not a new and recent phenomenon. Globalisation started right way at the beginning of the history of mankind, as soon as people began to communicate and trade with each other, to visit land beyond the horizon of their ...
Local Exchange Systems – Designing Community Incentives: A Discussion on Alternate Economics to Strengthen Local Economy and Facilitate Sustainable Adaptation
M. Mathur; M. D'Cruz / Watershed Organisation Trust, 2014
This discussion paper argues that economic globalisation in its current form is a ‘centralising juggernaut’ which often causes large-scale resource depletion in remote eco-systems, unpredictable price variations in essenti...
I know. I want. I dream. Girls’ insights for building a better world
A. Warner / International Center for Research on Women, USA, 2013
In 2013, a multi-country research effort was initiated to ensure that girls’ voices would guide the global development agenda. Implemented by the research firm 2CV, in close collaboration with local research partners and NGOs, t...
The globalized world and gender rights in Nigeria: the gains, the losses
F. Anyogu; C. Arinze-Umobi / African Journals Online - AJOL, 2011
There are fears that globalisation is creating increased gender inequalities worldwide. This article appraises globalisation and its effects (positive and negative) on gender equality and rights in Nigeria. The authors remind us that ...
Transnational responses to violence against women in the name of 'culture': evaluation of the Violence Is Not Our Culture Campaign (2008-2011)
A.L Shaheed / Women Living Under Muslim Law, 2011
In 2007, members of the Stop Stoning Forever Campaign in Iran and the Women Living under Muslim Laws (WLUML) network initiated the ‘Violence is not our Culture’ (VNC) campaign. The VNC is aimed at bringing an end to the mi...
Africa and the geopolitics of the Indian Ocean
F. van Rooyen / South African Institute of International Affairs, 2011
Throughout the history of the Indian Ocean, littoral, island and extra-regional states have vied to secure their trade routes, which in turn affects Africa. By reviewing the stakeholders’ dynamics in the Indian Ocean, the implic...
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Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS)
The Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS) was established in July 2004 as an autonomous research institute at the National University of Singapore (NUS). The establishment of ISAS reflects the increasing economic and political importance of South Asia, and the strong historical links between South Asia and Southeast Asia. ISAS is dedicated to research on contemporary South Asia. The I...
African Center for Economic Transformation (ACEF)
The African Center for Economic Transformation is an economic policy institute supporting Africa’s long-term growth through transformation. Their vision is that by 2025 all African countries will drive their own growth and transformation agendas, led by the private sector and supported by capable states with strong institutions and good policies. They work toward this vision through analysis, advi...
Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS)
German policitcal think tank and consulting agency. It operates in three major areas: improving the policy framework and problem-solving within the meaning of the parent foundation's objectives in the countries To this end the foundation representatives organize together with partner organizations or their own programmes and projects tailore...
Indian Council of World Affairs (ICWA)
Think Tank aiming to promote India's relations with other countries through study, research, discussions, lectures, exchange of ideas and information with other organisations within and outside India engaged in similar activities.
Grail Research
Market research organisation. Grail Research has offices in Massachusetts, New York, Beijing, Johannesburg, and Noida, a satellite town adjoining the Indian capital, New Delhi.
Globality Studies Journal (GSJ)
Globality Studies Journal (GSJ) is an open access journal committed to interdisciplinary analyses of global history and society, global civilization and local cultures. It is published by by SBIGS, the Stony Brook Institute for Global Studies.
International Development Policy
International Development Policy is a peer-reviewed e-journal that promotes cutting-edge research and policy debates on global development. It publishes original contributions by researchers and reflective practitioners from developing, emerging and advanced economies. PolDev engages scholars and policymakers to analyze and debate development policies at the strategic, institutional and discursive...
African Online Scientific Information Systems (AOSIS)
Information systems focusing on Africa
Center for Promoting Ideas (CPI)
Virtual research organisation
Stability: International Journal of Security & Development
Stability: International Journal of Security & Development is  an open-access journal.  It publishes research quickly and free of charge aiming to have a maximal impact upon policy and practice communities. Despite the allocation of significant policy attention and financial resources to a perceived relationship between development assistance, security and stability, a solid evidence...
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