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Private Donations for International Development

John Micklewright and Anna Wright

in New Sources of Development Finance

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199278558
eISBN:
9780191601590
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199278555.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The chapter starts by considering the extent to which development benefits from philanthropic effort, showing that a great deal of philanthropy in rich industrialised countries is aimed at domestic ... More


Contexts of Mothers’ Lives

Robert A. Levine, Sarah E. Levine, Beatrice Schnell-Anzola, Meredith L. Rowe, and Emily Dexter

in Literacy and Mothering: How Women’s Schooling Changes the Lives of the World's Children

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195309829
eISBN:
9780199932733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309829.003.0021
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter provides an overview of the community-level field research on maternal literacy carried out in four countries: Mexico, Nepal, Venezuela and Zambia. It begins with the ways in which ... More


Mothers as Pupils in Health Care Settings

Robert A. Levine, Sarah E. Levine, Beatrice Schnell-Anzola, Meredith L. Rowe, and Emily Dexter

in Literacy and Mothering: How Women’s Schooling Changes the Lives of the World's Children

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195309829
eISBN:
9780199932733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309829.003.0046
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

In this chapter the literacy-mediation hypothesis – that the acquisition of academic literacy influences health literacy and health navigation skills – is tested in the four-country data and the ... More


Poverty and Human Rights: Sen's 'Capability Perspective' Explored

Polly Vizard

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199273874
eISBN:
9780191699719
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273874.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

According to Mary Robinson, former United Nations High Commissioner on Human Rights, ‘poverty itself is a violation of numerous basic human rights’. The idea that freedom from poverty is a basic ... More


Epilogue

Carmeta Albarus and Jonathan H. Mack

in The Making of Lee Boyd Malvo: The D.C. Sniper

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231143110
eISBN:
9780231512688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231143110.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This epilogue examines the lessons that can be learned from Lee Boyd Malvo's story. Ten years since the events recounted in the first three chapters of this book, John Muhammad has been executed and ... More


The United Nations Agencies

Stuart Wilson

in Handbook of International Social Work: Human Rights, Development, and the Global Profession

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195333619
eISBN:
9780199918195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333619.003.0047
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

The United Nations is perhaps best known for its efforts to resolve conflicts around the world, but the majority of its resources are spent meeting the pledge of its charter “to promote higher ... More


A multidimensional response to tackling child poverty and disparities: reflections from the Global Study on Child Poverty and Disparities

Gaspar Fajth, Sharmila Kurukulasuriya, and Sólrún Engilbertsdóttir

in Global Child Poverty and Well-being: Measurement, Concepts, Policy and Action

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9781847424822
eISBN:
9781447307235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424822.003.0021
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

There are critical times in a child's life where failure to intervene can have irreversible impacts on their capabilities and quality of life. Although protecting the rights of all children and ... More


Development and Human Rights: Rhetoric and Reality in India

Joel E. Oestreich

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190637347
eISBN:
9780190637378
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190637347.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Democratization

Development and Human Rights in India examines how UN agencies are following a “rights-based approach to development” in India. It asks two questions: How (if at all) does the implementation of a ... More


Infant Formula Marketing in the USA

Dale D. Murphy

in The Structure of Regulatory Competition: Corporations and Public Policies in a Global Economy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199216512
eISBN:
9780191696008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216512.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The overseas Nestlé infant formula case has been well studied. According to conventional wisdom the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF ‘code of conduct’, led by nongovernmental organizations ... More


Radicalising social policy in the 21st century: a global approach1

Nicola Yeates and Bob Deacon

in Fighting poverty, inequality and injustice: A manifesto inspired by Peter Townsend

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847427151
eISBN:
9781447302353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427151.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter addresses the innovativeness and the breadth of the coverage of Peter's work on global social policy, which is grounded in a materialist, globalist and sociological analysis of social ... More


Poverty, inequality and child well-being in international context: still bottom of the pack?

Kitty Stewart

in Towards a more equal society?: Poverty, inequality and policy since 1997

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422026
eISBN:
9781447304036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422026.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter takes a wider cross-national perspective, asking whether a decade of Labour government has improved the UK's international standing on indicators of poverty, inequality, and child well ... More


Health and disease

Stephen Emerson and Hussein Solomon

in African security in the twenty-first century: Challenges and opportunities

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526122735
eISBN:
9781526136190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526122735.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

More often viewed as a developmental or a humanitarian challenge rather than a security challenge, addressing the vast array of African public health problems has increasingly come to be seen as a ... More


A Generation of HIV/AIDS in Uganda

Kristen E. Cheney

in Crying for Our Elders: African Orphanhood in the Age of HIV and AIDS

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226437408
eISBN:
9780226437682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226437682.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter introduces the concept of ‘the post-ARV generation’ through a contextual analysis of the history of the HIV-AIDS pandemic in Africa – Uganda specifically – and how that shaped the ... More


Combating Trafficking, Mekong Style: Tales of Fishponds and Mushrooms

Sverre Molland

in The Perfect Business? Anti-Trafficking and the Sex Trade along the Mekong

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836108
eISBN:
9780824871505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836108.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter provides an overview of the United Nations Inter-Agency Project on Human Trafficking in the Greater Mekong Sub-region (UNIAP). In its first phase, UNIAP had implemented several ... More


Herman D. Stein, 1994: Author: Katherine A. Kendall,

Gurid Aga Askeland and Malcolm Payne

in Internationalizing Social Work Education: Insights from Leading Figures Across the Globe

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447328704
eISBN:
9781447328711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447328704.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter contains a biography of Herman D. Stein, a leader in American social work education, who was awarded the Katherine Kendall Award of the International Association of Schools of Social ... More


Sven Hessle, 2006: Interviewed by Darja Zaviršek

Gurid Aga Askeland and Malcolm Payne

in Internationalizing Social Work Education: Insights from Leading Figures Across the Globe

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447328704
eISBN:
9781447328711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447328704.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter contains a brief biography and transcript of an interview with Sven Hessle, a leader in Swedish social work education, who was awarded the Katherine Kendall Award of the International ... More


The SPF and the struggle for global social policy synergy

Bob Deacon

in Global social policy in the making: The foundations of the social protection floor

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447312338
eISBN:
9781447312383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447312338.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter looks outwards from the ILO to demonstrate how the SPF became a rallying point for the struggle for global social policy synergy, that is, the struggle to ensure that all UN agencies, ... More


Mental Health Systems Around the World

Shekhar Saxena, Jeremy Kane, Noa Krawczyk, and Judith K. Bass

in Public Mental Health

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190916602
eISBN:
9780190916640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190916602.003.0018
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses the concepts, definitions, measurement instruments, and sources of data bearing on global mental health and mental illness. The discussion reveals the limited use of ... More


The global institutional architecture: Entangling health and its social determinants

Ronald Labonté and Arne Ruckert

in Health Equity in a Globalizing Era: Past Challenges, Future Prospects

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198835356
eISBN:
9780191872952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198835356.003.0014
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

There is no global government, but a growing myriad of global governance platforms. Some are intergovernmental (United Nations and affiliated agencies, differing ‘clubs’ of nations such as the G-7 or ... More


Governance

Joia S. Mukherjee

in An Introduction to Global Health Delivery

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190662455
eISBN:
9780190662486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190662455.003.0013
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter focuses on governance, a key building block of a health system. A government is responsible for the health of its people. It sets the health strategy and oversees the implementation of ... More


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