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Refugee community organisations and dispersal: Networks, resources and social capital

David Griffiths

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346346
eISBN:
9781447303152
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346346.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This book is distinctive in combining theoretical discussion on the role of networks, resources, and social capital with fieldwork evidence and interviews with members of Refugee Community ... More


Policy analysis by non-governmental organisations in Taiwan

Wen-Jong Juang

in Policy analysis in Taiwan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447308300
eISBN:
9781447311522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447308300.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Although many NGOs devote themselves to delivering services to their clients, policy advocacy and analysis is also an important activity for them. However, despite strong recent interest in studying ... More


Policy analysis in non-governmental organizations

Ma. Fernanda Somuano

in Policy Analysis in Mexico

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447329152
eISBN:
9781447329176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447329152.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

During the last decades, CSOs in Mexico have not only substantially grown in number, but have also acquired an important role in policy making. CSOs have become more institutionally consolidated and ... More


Routes to child slavery in Central America

Virginia Murillo Herrera

in Child slavery now: A contemporary reader

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426109
eISBN:
9781447301714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426109.003.0020
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter describes the process of child trafficking into, within, and through Central America. Relative poverty is the key driver, with the United States to the north a beacon for those seeking ... More


Policy analysis in Japan

Yukio Adachi, Sukehiro Hosono, and Jun Iio (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781847429841
eISBN:
9781447311515
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429841.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

While studies of policy analysis in other countries have assessed their needs and integrated them into training programmes for professional policy analysts, Japanese studies have been very limited. ... More


Public policy: from welfare to empowerment of women in India

Indira Mahendravada

in Capability-Promoting Policies: Enhancing Individual and Social Development

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447334316
eISBN:
9781447334354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447334316.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter examines the paradigm shift in public policy from welfare to the empowerment of women in Karnataka, India. Drawing on data collected through sample surveys from two districts in rural ... More


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