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South Africa's emerging black middle class: A harbinger of political change?
R. Mattes / Afrobarometer, 2014
South Africa has seen a significant increase in the size of its black middle class in the post-apartheid period, but the attitudinal consequences of indicators of the middle class, as of 2011, are inconsistent and modest in size. Whil...
Playing for peace
African Centre for Constructive Resolution of Disputes, 2010
With 2010 both the year of the World Cup and Peace and Security in Africa, ACCORD  issued this special publication on football, peace and development. Beyond the skills displayed by professional stars on the big stage, football o...
Enhancing competition in a post-revolutionary Arab context: does the Turkish experience provide any lessons?
I. Atiyas / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2012
The purpose of this paper is to explore the possible role of the regulatory environment in enhancing competition in the post-revolutionary Arab societies, drawing on the experience of Turkey in the last decade. The paper states...
Struggles for gender equality: reflections on the place of men and men’s organisations
S. Meer / Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa, 2012
The increasing focus on men and men’s organisations within development is seen by some as a new fad, the latest silver bullet to achieving gender equality, and a threat to women’s organisation and women’s movements. ...
Modeling political performance of Islamism and Islamism-rooted parties in turkey
A.T. Akarca / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2013
Although there are many studies that analysed the transformation of Islamist parties in Turkey, none of these have investigated the determinants of their political performance. This paper studies the results of the Turkish elections b...
Balancing state and community participation in development partnership projects: emerging evidence from Indian SDPS in Nepal
S Chaturvedi; S Kumar; S Mendiratta / Research and Information System for Developing Countries, 2013
Since early nineties when ‘East Asian miracle’ aroused heated debate among revisionists and neoclassical economists on economic development and the role of state, two different approaches have emerged in the realm of devel...
Women’s rights and political representation: past achievements and future challenges
T. Sharan; T. Wimpelmann / International Peace Research Institute, Oslo, 2014
This paper summarises the main achievements and challenges for Afghan women’s participation in politics and their access to justice. It also presents the most important reflections amongst key stakeholders about possible ways fo...
An indicative model for power devolution to the grassroots level
S.R. Khan / Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 2000
Senior policy makers in Pakistan have indicated that power will be distributed across four tiers i.e. center, provinces, districts and a lower tier, perhaps villages or wards/town committees in urban areas.  Power is currently co...
Local resource mobilization: a panacea for community based organziations in District Chakwal
G.A. Khan / Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 2011
Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) in Pakistan may be divided into six broad categories; i) non-governmental organizations (NGOs), ii) community-based organizations, iii) policy think tanks, iv) trade unions and professional organizat...
Language planning and politics in Pakistan
T Rahman / Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 1995
Language Planning (LP) is the systematic manipulation of language in pursuance of certain state, or society-driven goals. Since these goals are also political (connected with the distribution of power in a society) LP is related to po...
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South Africa's emerging black middle class: A harbinger of political change?
R. Mattes / Afrobarometer, 2014
South Africa has seen a significant increase in the size of its black middle class in the post-apartheid period, but the attitudinal consequences of indicators of the middle class, as of 2011, are inconsistent and modest in size. Whil...
Playing for peace
African Centre for Constructive Resolution of Disputes, 2010
With 2010 both the year of the World Cup and Peace and Security in Africa, ACCORD  issued this special publication on football, peace and development. Beyond the skills displayed by professional stars on the big stage, football o...
Enhancing competition in a post-revolutionary Arab context: does the Turkish experience provide any lessons?
I. Atiyas / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2012
The purpose of this paper is to explore the possible role of the regulatory environment in enhancing competition in the post-revolutionary Arab societies, drawing on the experience of Turkey in the last decade. The paper states...
Struggles for gender equality: reflections on the place of men and men’s organisations
S. Meer / Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa, 2012
The increasing focus on men and men’s organisations within development is seen by some as a new fad, the latest silver bullet to achieving gender equality, and a threat to women’s organisation and women’s movements. ...
Modeling political performance of Islamism and Islamism-rooted parties in turkey
A.T. Akarca / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2013
Although there are many studies that analysed the transformation of Islamist parties in Turkey, none of these have investigated the determinants of their political performance. This paper studies the results of the Turkish elections b...
Balancing state and community participation in development partnership projects: emerging evidence from Indian SDPS in Nepal
S Chaturvedi; S Kumar; S Mendiratta / Research and Information System for Developing Countries, 2013
Since early nineties when ‘East Asian miracle’ aroused heated debate among revisionists and neoclassical economists on economic development and the role of state, two different approaches have emerged in the realm of devel...
Women’s rights and political representation: past achievements and future challenges
T. Sharan; T. Wimpelmann / International Peace Research Institute, Oslo, 2014
This paper summarises the main achievements and challenges for Afghan women’s participation in politics and their access to justice. It also presents the most important reflections amongst key stakeholders about possible ways fo...
An indicative model for power devolution to the grassroots level
S.R. Khan / Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 2000
Senior policy makers in Pakistan have indicated that power will be distributed across four tiers i.e. center, provinces, districts and a lower tier, perhaps villages or wards/town committees in urban areas.  Power is currently co...
Local resource mobilization: a panacea for community based organziations in District Chakwal
G.A. Khan / Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 2011
Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) in Pakistan may be divided into six broad categories; i) non-governmental organizations (NGOs), ii) community-based organizations, iii) policy think tanks, iv) trade unions and professional organizat...
Language planning and politics in Pakistan
T Rahman / Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 1995
Language Planning (LP) is the systematic manipulation of language in pursuance of certain state, or society-driven goals. Since these goals are also political (connected with the distribution of power in a society) LP is related to po...
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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)
Information systems focusing on Africa
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)
A non-profit, independent research, policy and outreach organisation working towards achieving sustainable development in the Amazon region
Forestry Nepal
Gateway to forestry information on Nepal.
Center for Participatory Research and Development (CPRD)
Center for Participatory Research and Development is an independent, non-profit policy, research and implementation institute.
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