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Active citizenship

Sue Kenny, Marilyn Taylor, Jenny Onyx, and Marjorie Mayo

in Challenging the third sector: Global prospects for active citizenship

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447316916
eISBN:
9781447316930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447316916.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter begins with consideration of the growing interest in citizenship studies, focusing on T.H. Marshall’s influence. It proceeds to a discussion of two aspects of policy and practice which ... More


African Union: Return and Resettlement: A Survey of Refugee Law and Policy in Africa

Andrew J. Novak

in Immigration Worldwide: Policies, Practices, and Trends

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195388138
eISBN:
9780199863440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388138.003.0028
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Communities and Organizations

The African refugee regime protects and provides for the nearly 3 million refugees on the African continent. Grounded in regional and international treaties, the protection of refugees in Africa is ... More


Aiding the World's Poor: New Challenges for Donor States

Roger C. Riddell

in Giving Well: The Ethics of Philanthropy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199739073
eISBN:
9780199855872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199739073.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter provides a comprehensive overview of the aid landscape, including a detailed discussion of the social, economic, and political factors that prevail and that influence the effectiveness ... More


Beholden: Religion, Global Health, and Human Rights

Susan R. Holman

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199827763
eISBN:
9780199345359
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827763.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Global health-related efforts today are usually shaped by two very different ideological approaches. They either reflect a human rights-based approach to health and equity, often associated with ... More


The Bulgarian atrocities: a bird’s eye view of intervention with emphasis on Britain, 1875–78

Alexis Heraclides and Ada Dialla

in Humanitarian intervention in the long nineteenth century: Setting the precedent

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719089909
eISBN:
9781781708484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089909.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

The great power involvement triggered by the Bulgarian atrocities of 1876 was part of a wider international reaction to uprisings in the Balkans. Austria-Hungary and Germany were supportive of mild ... More


Climate Change and US National Security: Sustaining Security Amidst Unsustainability

Joshua William Busby

in Sustainable Security: Rethinking American National Security Strategy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190611477
eISBN:
9780190611514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190611477.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Since the 2007 release of a series of think tank reports on climate change and national security, the US national security apparatus has moved to incorporate climate change into its strategic ... More


Community Resilience

Thomas Fisher

in Designing Our Way to a Better World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780816698875
eISBN:
9781452954264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816698875.003.0019
Subject:
Art, Design

This chapter explores enabling communities in informal settlements that lack basic building codes and safety standards because governments and these communities’ formal economies do not have the ... More


The Creole Connection: People-to-People Aid and Solidarity across Borders

Beverly Bell

in Fault Lines: Views across Haiti's Divide

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452123
eISBN:
9780801468322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452123.003.0013
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines how volunteers and aid workers from New Orleans and other parts of the world offered people-to-people humanitarian aid and community organizing support for earthquake victims in ... More


Desire For Exception: Managing Disaster Victims

Didier Fassin

in Humanitarian Reason: A Moral History of the Present

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520271166
eISBN:
9780520950481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520271166.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter discusses the aftermath of Tragedia in Venezuela in 1999, when the National Constituent Assembly declared a state of emergency and gave full power to President Hugo Chávez to deal with ... More


Development Infrastructure: Economics, Health, and Education

Fionnuala Ní Aoláin, Dina Francesca Haynes, and Naomi Cahn

in On the Frontlines: Gender, War, and the Post-Conflict Process

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195396645
eISBN:
9780199918416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195396645.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

Development programs, more than post-conflict reconstruction, have begun to take gender into account in structural and policy-oriented ways, and as such stands a credible chance of offering positive ... More


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