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    Who will bear the torch tomorrow?: charismatic leadership and second-line leaders in development NGOs

    Centre for Civil Society, LSE, 2001
    This paper investigates and analyses the question of NGO leadership in Bangladesh and UK and the problems NGOs encounter in developing second-line leaders.The article finds that:in spite of the exceptional qualities of many NGO leaders, there has been no systematic approach to the development of successful second-line leadershipThe article recommends:continuous appropriate capacity b
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    Development economics, sociology, and displacement: a vexing dilemma under interdisciplinary dialogue

    Polson Institute for Global Development at Cornell University, 2001
    This article tackles the issue of preventing the onset of new impoverishing processes and causes.
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    The new globalization era and digitalization debate: an economist's perspective

    GDNet document store, 2001
    The central argument of this paper is that the key problems of globalization: environmental degredation, inequality and insecurity can be addressed by a digitalization or knowledge revolution, driven by the technologies for processing and communicating it.The paper examines each of these key problems in turn and then examines the potential for a knowledge revolution to address them.
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    Challenges of economic development

    United Nations [UN] Research Institute for Social Development, 2001
    This article looks at the various theoretical developments which have been quite important in promoting changes in conceptions and in the analysis of economic development.These include:New Growth TheoryRent seeking, is associated with the idea that agents tend to react rationally to policies searching to maximise their own utilityThe role of clustering on efficiency posed s
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    Building peace: challenges and strategies after civil war

    The Economics of Crime and Violence, World Bank, 1999
    Peacebuilding can improve the prospects that a civil war will be resolved.Although peacebuilding strategies must be designed to address particular conflicts, broad parameters that fit most conflicts can be identified.Strategies should address:local roots of hostilitylocal capacities for change(net) specific degree of international commitment available to assist change Th
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    AIDS: the undeclared war

    Stakeholder Forum, 2001
    Identifying the key issues relating to the war on HIV / AIDS as access to medication, cultural factors, lack of knowledge and resource short-fall this paper discusses broad areas of change needed to break current trends.The author goes on to suggest some more detailed policy responses for governments, ngos, the private sector and international institutions placing HIV /AIDS in the context of th
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    Gender equity and sustainable development

    Stakeholder Forum, 2001
    Positioning gender equity as an essential building block of sustainable development the paper "addresses a small number of gender-sensitive issues which need to be taken into account by policy-makers and stakeholders working on solutions to the urgent economic, political, social and environmental problems we face".The issues covered are:Human rights and self-determination - looking part
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    Policy for post-conflict societies: reducing the risks of renewed conflict

    The Economics of Crime and Violence, World Bank, 2000
    Post-conflict societies usually have high risks of renewed conflict during the first decade after conflict has ended.This paper shows that much can be done by both post-conflict governments and the international community to reduce these risks:each society can identify the structure of risks to establish the priorities for risk-reductionpolicies elaborated must be country-specific
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    Ethnicity, political systems and civil wars

    The Economics of Crime and Violence, World Bank, 2001
    This paper analyses the effect of ethnic division on civil war and the role of political systems in preventing these conflicts.
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    Partition as a solution to ethnic war: an empirical critique of the theoretical literature

    The Economics of Crime and Violence, World Bank, 2000
    This article aims to test the arguments that:physical separation of warring ethnic groups may be the only possible solution to civil warwithout territorial partition and forced population movement, endless war and genocide are inevitablepartition only replaces internal with international war, creating undemocratic successor states, and generating human sufferingThe author u

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