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The effect of exposure to political institutions and economic events on demand for democracy in Africa
J. Alves de Aquino / Afrobarometer 2015
Understanding why people demand democracy is important to an evaluation of the prospects for democratic stability. Most researchers examining this question have added national-level variables to multi-level regression models of survey...
Do citizens reward good service? Voter responses to basic service provision in southern Africa
D. de Kadt; E.S. Lieberman / Afrobarometer 2015
Theories of democratic governance posit that citizens should reward politicians for good service and punish them for bad. But does electoral accountability work as theorised, especially in developing country contexts? Studying ...
Language, education, and citizenship in Africa
E.A. Albaugh / Afrobarometer 2016
African states are known for their linguistic diversity. Few have spread a single official language widely through their education systems. The preservation of many local languages seems a benefit in terms of minority rights, but some...
Feminist Africa e-spaces:e-politics
A. Mama (ed) / African Gender Institute, South Africa 2013
Feminist Africa (FA) is a continental gender studies journal that provides a platform for intellectual and activist research, dialogue and strategy. Currently based in Cape Town, South Africa, FA is guided by a profound commitment to ...
India’s National Rural Employment Guarantee Act: women’s participation and impacts in Himachal Pradesh, Kerala and Rajasthan
R. M. Sudarshan / Institute of Development Studies UK 2011
This research examines women's participation in NREGS (National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme) in selected areas in three states: Kerala, Himachal and Rajasthan. The Indian government's NREGS has succeeded in bringing large number...
Contestations over indigenous participation in Bolivia’s extractive industry: ideology, practices, and legal norms
A. Schilling-Vacaflor / German Institute of Global and Area Studies 2014
The participatory rights of indigenous peoples have been at the center of conflicts over resource extraction, which have recently increased in number and intensity across Latin America. Using comprehensive empirical data about the Gua...
Whose public spaces? Citizen participation in urban planning in Santiago, Chile
V.:Viviana Fernández Prajoux / International Institute for Environment and Development 2013
This article describes how community action stopped two planning proposals to build in public spaces in Las Condes, a commune in the metropolitan area of Santiago in Chile. The first proposal was the construction of a shopping mall by...
Spotlight on publications: budgets and human rights
Evidence and Lessons from Latin America 2011
By ratifying human rights treaties, States assume obligations and duties under international law to respect, protect and fulfil human rights. But these obligations will do nothing if governments do not allocate public funds to the rea...
Spotlight on publications: citizen participation in local governance in Latin America
Evidence and Lessons from Latin America 2012
Citizen participation in governance at the local level has long been acknowledged to play a role in improving public policies. It is seen as enhancing policies’ responsiveness to the population’s needs and their quality, a...
Spotlight on publications: design, adoption and implementation of Latin American Freedom of Information Acts
Evidence and Lessons from Latin America 2012
In the last two decades, Latin American countries – from Brazil, Chile and Colombia to Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru and Uruguay - have designed and adopted innovative Freedo...
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The effect of exposure to political institutions and economic events on demand for democracy in Africa
J. Alves de Aquino / Afrobarometer 2015
Understanding why people demand democracy is important to an evaluation of the prospects for democratic stability. Most researchers examining this question have added national-level variables to multi-level regression models of survey...
Do citizens reward good service? Voter responses to basic service provision in southern Africa
D. de Kadt; E.S. Lieberman / Afrobarometer 2015
Theories of democratic governance posit that citizens should reward politicians for good service and punish them for bad. But does electoral accountability work as theorised, especially in developing country contexts? Studying ...
Language, education, and citizenship in Africa
E.A. Albaugh / Afrobarometer 2016
African states are known for their linguistic diversity. Few have spread a single official language widely through their education systems. The preservation of many local languages seems a benefit in terms of minority rights, but some...
Feminist Africa e-spaces:e-politics
A. Mama (ed) / African Gender Institute, South Africa 2013
Feminist Africa (FA) is a continental gender studies journal that provides a platform for intellectual and activist research, dialogue and strategy. Currently based in Cape Town, South Africa, FA is guided by a profound commitment to ...
India’s National Rural Employment Guarantee Act: women’s participation and impacts in Himachal Pradesh, Kerala and Rajasthan
R. M. Sudarshan / Institute of Development Studies UK 2011
This research examines women's participation in NREGS (National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme) in selected areas in three states: Kerala, Himachal and Rajasthan. The Indian government's NREGS has succeeded in bringing large number...
Contestations over indigenous participation in Bolivia’s extractive industry: ideology, practices, and legal norms
A. Schilling-Vacaflor / German Institute of Global and Area Studies 2014
The participatory rights of indigenous peoples have been at the center of conflicts over resource extraction, which have recently increased in number and intensity across Latin America. Using comprehensive empirical data about the Gua...
Whose public spaces? Citizen participation in urban planning in Santiago, Chile
V.:Viviana Fernández Prajoux / International Institute for Environment and Development 2013
This article describes how community action stopped two planning proposals to build in public spaces in Las Condes, a commune in the metropolitan area of Santiago in Chile. The first proposal was the construction of a shopping mall by...
Spotlight on publications: budgets and human rights
Evidence and Lessons from Latin America 2011
By ratifying human rights treaties, States assume obligations and duties under international law to respect, protect and fulfil human rights. But these obligations will do nothing if governments do not allocate public funds to the rea...
Spotlight on publications: citizen participation in local governance in Latin America
Evidence and Lessons from Latin America 2012
Citizen participation in governance at the local level has long been acknowledged to play a role in improving public policies. It is seen as enhancing policies’ responsiveness to the population’s needs and their quality, a...
Spotlight on publications: design, adoption and implementation of Latin American Freedom of Information Acts
Evidence and Lessons from Latin America 2012
In the last two decades, Latin American countries – from Brazil, Chile and Colombia to Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru and Uruguay - have designed and adopted innovative Freedo...
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Making All Voices Count (MAVC)
Making All Voices Count is a global initiative that supports innovation, scaling, and research to deepen existing innovations and help harness new technologies to enable citizen engagement and government responsiveness. This Grand Challenge focuses global attention on creative and cutting-edge solutions, including those that use mobile and web technology, to ensure the voices of all cit...
Recreation and Society in Africa, Asia and Latin America (RASAALA)
Recreation and Society in Africa, Asia and Latin America (RASAALA) encourages original research into the relationship between recreation (sports, games, tourism, pageants and carnivals, etc.) and communities (local, national and international) in Africa, Asia and Latin America. The journal publishes articles, reviews, review articles, and reports on all relevant domains (social, psychological, ec...
RioOnWatch
Catalytic Commuinities, a  nonprofit organisation and Rio de Janeiro-based NGO, launched Rio Olympics Neighborhood Watch (RioOnWatch), to bring visibility to favela community voices in the lead-up to the 2016 Olympics, to be held in Rio de Janeiro. The news site, RioOnWatch.org, is  theprimary vehicle for publishing the perspectives of community organizers, residents, and internatio...
West Africa Civil Society Institute (WACSI)
The West Africa Civil Society Institute (WACSI) was established by the Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA) in 2005 to reinforce the capacities of civil society in the sub-region. WACSI is a not-for-profit organisation that seeks to strengthen the institutional and operational capacities of civil society organisations through capacity strengthening programmes for increased and effective...
IEE Proceedings Communications
IEE Proceedings Communications is a journal, published by the Institution of Engineering and Technology, which covers all aspects of the theory and practice of systems, networks and applications involving line, mobile radio, satellite and optical technologies for telecommunications, and internet and multimedia communication.
African Online Scientific Information Systems (AOSIS)
The AOSIS eCPD® division offers accessible further education (CPD) for professionals. They form partnerships with various content experts to provide high-quality online CPD to different professional groups. In 2013 AOSIS OpenExperts™ was launched to address the need for effective scholarly society support. The company aims to provide clients with a comprehensive solution that...
BetterEvaluation
BetterEvaluation is an international collaboration to improve evaluation practice and theory by sharing information about options (methods or tools) and approaches. It offers online tools and materials  organised into tasks: Approaches, Themes and  Resources.
Amazon Environmental Research Institute (IPAM)
Amazon Environmental Research Institute (IPAM) is a non-profit, independent research, policy and outreach organisation working towards achieving sustainable development in the Amazon region in a way that reconciles people’s economic aspirations and social justice with the maintenance of the functional integrity of tropical forest landscapes.  Made up of scientists and educators, the rem...
Forestry Nepal
The Forestry Nepal website aims to facilitate online networking among Nepalese foresters, to provide a platform to share news and information and to promote forest science among the general public. The content on the community portal is produced by the Nepalese forestry community and the website is maintained by a voluntary group of foresters. The site includes a blog, forum, the possi...
Center for Participatory Research and Development (CPRD)
The Center for Participatory Research and Development (CPRD) promotes people-centred sustainable development by innovation, application and advancement of appropriate scientific, technical and local knowledge through research, developing models, demonstration and implementation. The research institute was formed in 2006 to implement participatory action research, development policy research and ad...
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