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Children on the Move in the Twenty-First Century: Developing a Rights-Based Plan of Action

Jacqueline Bhabha

in Humanitarianism and Mass Migration: Confronting the World Crisis

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520297128
eISBN:
9780520969629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297128.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Though children have always migrated, the distinctive risks they face and the protection challenges that arise have been largely neglected. As a result, child migrants are denied basic human rights ... More


Toward a Multi-level Action Framework for Sustainable Development Goals

Joyeeta Gupta and Måns Nilsson

in Governing through Goals: Sustainable Development Goals as Governance Innovation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262035620
eISBN:
9780262337410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035620.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter proposes a Multi-level Action Framework for implementing the Sustainable Development Goals. It suggests that there should be three Action Principles, namely to govern sustainable ... More


How the International System Shapes Change

Duncan Green

in How Change Happens

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198785392
eISBN:
9780191833236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785392.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

This chapter analyses how change happens in the international system. In many ways, the international system is an extraordinary success story, with smoothly functioning exchanges occurring under a ... More


The Evolution of Development Thought: From Growth to Human Development

Frances Stewart, Gustav Ranis, and Emma Samman

in Advancing Human Development: Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198794455
eISBN:
9780191835902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198794455.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter reviews the evolution of development thought from the Second World War to date, tracing the dynamics and interactions between the circumstances that countries faced, economic thought, ... More


Gender Equity and the SDGs: Collective Impact for Change

Elizabeth Dettori and Geeta Rao Gupta

in Handbook of Adolescent Development Research and Its Impact on Global Policy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190847128
eISBN:
9780190847159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190847128.003.0021
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter identifies some of the most stubborn gender-based risks and vulnerabilities girls face as a cohort from preadolescence through late adolescence across the domains of personal ... More


Epilogue

K. Seeta Prabhu and Sandhya S. Iyer

in Human Development in an Unequal World

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780199490240
eISBN:
9780199095681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199490240.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Discussing human development issues at the national level, without being mindful of the global architecture that can enable or hinder the same, is an exercise in futility. In recognition, this ... More


Measuring Human Progress

K. Seeta Prabhu and Sandhya S. Iyer

in Human Development in an Unequal World

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780199490240
eISBN:
9780199095681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199490240.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses the methodological issues pertaining to human development analysis. It critically reflects on the role of GDP as a measure of human progress and points to the shift in the ... More


De-colonizing the 2030 Development Agenda: Moving Towards a Universal Partnership for Sustainable Development

Alicia Bárcena

in Global Governance and Development

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198785941
eISBN:
9780191827648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785941.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Multilateral development objectives and targets need to be recognized as universal in nature—and, thus “de-colonized” in that they should not focus exclusively on developing countries. As an ... More


Beyond Aid: Reshaping the Development Cooperation System

José Antonio Alonso

in Global Governance and Development

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198785941
eISBN:
9780191827648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785941.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Over the last two decades, the development cooperation system has been subject to several changes that have affected the aid doctrine, the spectrum of actors involved, and the range of instruments ... More


Ending Hunger and Undernutrition by 2025: Accelerating the Pace

Shenggen Fan, Tolulope Olofinbiyi, and Sinafikeh Gemessa

in The Fight Against Hunger and Malnutrition: The Role of Food, Agriculture, and Targeted Policies

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198733201
eISBN:
9780191797767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198733201.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

Tremendous progress has been made toward the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), but progress has been largely uneven across regions and goals. While the goal to halve global poverty has been ... More


Foregrounding Financial Accountability in Governance

Amitabh Mukhopadhyay

in Rethinking Public Institutions in India

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780199474370
eISBN:
9780199089109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199474370.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter argues that the 21st Century is witnessing a culture of accountability in-the-making. The mores of parliamentary supremacy are giving way to assertions of popular sovereignty. The ... More


The Beginnings of a New and Less Polarized World Economic and Political Order

Myles A. Wickstead

in Aid and Development: A Brief Introduction

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198744924
eISBN:
9780191806025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744924.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter looks at the fall-out from the global financial crisis, and the break-down of traditional North/South definitions. It examines the significant progress being made in a number of emerging ... More


Introduction: The Sustainable Development Conundrum

Eve Z. Bratman

in Governing the Rainforest: Sustainable Development Politics in the Brazilian Amazon

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190949389
eISBN:
9780190949419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190949389.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics, International Relations and Politics

The introductory chapter highlights the significance of studying sustainable development, introducing it as a concept that significantly marks approaches to environmental protection, economic growth, ... More


RIO+20 to Sustainable Development Goals: A Quest for Inclusive and Sustainable Development

Saira Gori

in Sustainable Development and India: Convergence of Law, Economics, Science, and Politics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780199474622
eISBN:
9780199090990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199474622.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter focusses on the development of the concept of Sustainable development. It discusses the efforts of UNDP to achieve the MDGs in the past years and the challenge to achieve the new goals ... More


The Impact of the Water–Energy Nexus in Realizing Sustainable Access to Water and Energy

Nkiruka Chidia Maduekwe and Cheri-Leigh Young

in Ending Africa's Energy Deficit and the Law: Achieving Sustainable Energy for All in Africa

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198819837
eISBN:
9780191860096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198819837.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

Access to water and energy have been identified as integral elements necessary to realizing sustainable development and the principal goal of poverty eradication as indicated in the SGD goals. These ... More


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