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Enhancing Local Capacity Globally

George Rupp

in Beyond Individualism: The Challenge of Inclusive Communities

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231174282
eISBN:
9780231539869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174282.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

To build local capacity on a global scale is an enormous challenge that must be engaged if communities are to be inclusive in the sense of not simply excluding the poor and the marginalized.


The Soviet Union Invites the Alonsos

Toba Singer

in Fernando Alonso: The Father of Cuban Ballet

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044026
eISBN:
9780813046259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044026.003.0015
Subject:
Music, Dance

Only the Academy remained, Fernando choreographed Divagaciones, Alicia and Fernando tour USSR, Fernando teaches with Nureyev in class, sees advantages of Russian bravura in men’s work, detained by ... More


To Close or not to Close, that is the Question: BRAC, 1988–2005

Jasmine Farrier

in Congressional Ambivalence: The Political Burdens of Constitutional Authority

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813192628
eISBN:
9780813135496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813192628.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter focuses on the cycle of institutional ambivalence of Congress as seen in the past two decades of the base realignment and closure process. From 1988 to 2005, the House and the Senate ... More


A Freer Hand to Promote Free Trade: Fast Track from Nixon to G. W. Bush

Jasmine Farrier

in Congressional Ambivalence: The Political Burdens of Constitutional Authority

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813192628
eISBN:
9780813135496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813192628.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter focuses on the institutional developments surrounding the 30-year history of the fast-track trade implementation process that have a similarity to the BRAC commissions and tell an ... More


Do poverty alleviation programmes reduce inequities in health? The Bangladesh experience

David A. Leon and Gill Walt

in Poverty, Inequality, and Health: An International Perspective

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192631961
eISBN:
9780191723599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192631961.003.0016
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter examines the poverty alleviation programme of the Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee (BRAC), a large non-governmental organization in Bangladesh. The study found evidence for ... More


Army Green

David G. Havlick

in Bombs Away: Militarization, Conservation, and Ecological Restoration

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226547541
eISBN:
9780226547688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226547688.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

The US Department of Defense and military supporters commonly present military-to-wildlife transitions as examples of the military's commitment to environmental protection and sustainability. While a ... More


Dalits in the World Social Forums

Eva-Maria Hardtmann

in South Asian Activists in the Global Justice Movement

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199466276
eISBN:
9780199087518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199466276.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Chapter 5 provides ethnography from the World Social Forums in Mumbai, India (2004), Nairobi, Kenya (2007), and from Belèm, Brazil (2009), and the involvement of Dalit activists in these large ... More


BRAC: Credible Activity Monitoring for Action

Mary Kay Gugerty and Dean Karlan

in The Goldilocks Challenge: Right-Fit Evidence for the Social Sector

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780199366088
eISBN:
9780199366118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199366088.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This case explores how the international nongovernmental organization BRAC (Building Resources Across Communities) monitors a key component of the theory of change for its Community Livestock and ... More


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