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Greening Aid?: Understanding the Environmental Impact of Development Assistance

Robert L. Hicks, Bradley C. Parks, J. Timmons Roberts, and Michael J. Tierney

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199213948
eISBN:
9780191707476
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213948.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Every year, billions of dollars of environmental aid flow from the rich governments of the North to the poor governments of the South. Why do donors provide this aid? What do they seek to achieve? ... More


The Rule of Law: A Projectized Approach

RUMU SARKAR

in International Development Law: Rule of Law, Human Rights, and Global Finance

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195398281
eISBN:
9780199866366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398281.003.003
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter examines and critiques a projectized approach to development (especially within the context of multilateral institutions such as the World Bank). It examines an analytical framework for ... More


International Social Development Projects

Lorne Jaques and W. Duffie VanBalkom

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/9780195333619.003.0062
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter introduces the ways in which social workers are likely to encounter development projects when they work with communities and partners in least developed countries (LDCs). Well-conceived ... More


Strategy and Innovation

Robin Fincham, James Fleck, Rob Procter, Harry Scarbrough, Margaret Tierney, and Robin Williams

in Expertise and Innovation: Information Technology Strategies in the Financial Services Sector

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289043
eISBN:
9780191684678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289043.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology, Knowledge Management

This chapter examines the ways in which sectoral and technological change is negotiated within structures of expertise. At the same time, expertise, including information systems (IS) expertise, ... More


Knowledge Integration and Creation in Projects: Towards a Progressive Epistemology

Lars Lindkvist, Marie Bengtsson, and Linnea Wahlstedt

in Knowledge Integration and Innovation: Critical Challenges Facing International Technology-Based Firms

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199693924
eISBN:
9780191730580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693924.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Knowledge Management

Product development projects typically comprise collaboration among participants who are strongly specialized or experienced in certain areas. Reaping the benefits of such a differentiated competence ... More


Global Development: A Cold War History

Sara Lorenzini

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691180151
eISBN:
9780691185569
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691180151.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In the Cold War, “development” was a catchphrase that came to signify progress, modernity, and economic growth. Development aid was closely aligned with the security concerns of the great powers, for ... More


Gateway to American History or Fort Capitol?: Construction of the Capitol Visitor Center

Jocelyn Jones Evans

in One Nation Under Siege: Congress, Terrorism, and the Fate of American Democracy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125886
eISBN:
9780813135489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125886.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses and traces the impact of security threats on the project development and management of the Capitol Visitor Center. It was under construction from 2001 to 2008 and was opened to ... More


Measuring Social Well-Being

Lynne M. Healy

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/9780195333619.003.0063
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Development has been a major emphasis of the international intergovernmental organizations and many nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) for five decades. Naturally, there is interest in assessing ... More


Health Impact Assessment

John Kemm, Jayne Parry, and Stephen Palmer (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198526292
eISBN:
9780191723889
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198526292.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Health effects are often overlooked when planning development projects ranging from new runways at major airport sites to developing water supply systems to improve sanitation. Health Impact ... More


Between research and community development: Negotiating a contested space for collaboration and creativity

Sarah Banks, Andrea Armstrong, Anne Bonner, Yvonne Hall, Patrick Harman, Luke Johnston, Clare Levi, Kath Smith, and Ruth Taylor

in Co-Producing Research: A Community Development Approach

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781447340751
eISBN:
9781447340805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340751.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

This chapter discusses the relationship between co-produced research and community development. In particular, it addresses longstanding debates about whether certain forms of co-produced research ... More


Performing Development

Hannah C. M. Bulloch

in In Pursuit of Progress: Narratives of Development on a Philippine Island

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780824858865
eISBN:
9780824873646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824858865.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on development as a “civic project.” It explores local symbols of orchestrated community-wide development, including infrastructure, ceremony and signage. The chapter argues that ... More


Winning Hearts and Minds

David French

in The British Way in Counter-Insurgency, 1945-1967

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199587964
eISBN:
9780191731365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587964.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

Coercion was the mainstay of British counter-insurgency operations, and it was never welcomed by the people who experienced them. Conciliation, whether it took the form of a deliberate policy of ... More


Introduction

Sara Lorenzini

in Global Development: A Cold War History

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691180151
eISBN:
9780691185569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691180151.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This introductory chapter provides an overview of how development became a Cold War global project from the late 1940s until the late 1980s. Narrating the political, intellectual, and economic ... More


Conclusions

Sara Lorenzini

in Global Development: A Cold War History

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691180151
eISBN:
9780691185569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691180151.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This concluding chapter argues that, during the Cold War, countries in the Global South had played the superpowers off each other, achieving almost unchecked aid during decolonization—but this ... More


Resources, Environment, and Development: The Difficult Nexus

Sara Lorenzini

in Global Development: A Cold War History

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691180151
eISBN:
9780691185569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691180151.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter studies how the linkage between state power and large-scale projects that ruled during the modernization years entered a crisis in the 1970s, when modernity ceased to be an end in itself ... More


Revolution of the Mind

Hannah C. M. Bulloch

in In Pursuit of Progress: Narratives of Development on a Philippine Island

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780824858865
eISBN:
9780824873646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824858865.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines KALAHI-CIDSS—a carefully planned and ambitious World Bank-engineered project, rolled out in thousands of villages and suburbs across the Philippines. It is designed not only to ... More


Seeing Like an Entrepreneur, Feeling Out Opportunity

Lilly Irani

in Chasing Innovation: Making Entrepreneurial Citizens in Modern India

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780691175140
eISBN:
9780691189444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691175140.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter looks at how “human-centered design” (HCD)—a form of ethnographically guided, experimental design practice branded in Silicon Valley—operationalizes empathy to guide entrepreneurial ... More


Taking Effective Crime Prevention to Scale: From School-Based Programs to Community-Wide Prevention Systems

J. David Hawkins, Richard F. Catalano, Karl G. Hill, and Rick Kosterman

in The Future of Criminology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199917938
eISBN:
9780199950430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199917938.003.0023
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter profiles the effective school-based Seattle Social Development Project and Communities That Care, a community prevention operating system. It discusses some of the future benefits of ... More


Overview of Citizen Science

Rick Bonney and Janis L. Dickinson

in Citizen Science: Public Participation in Environmental Research

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449116
eISBN:
9780801463952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449116.003.0002
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter presents an overview of citizen science, which is founded on the idea that anyone—regardless of background, formal training, or political persuasion—can participate in scientific ... More


All Goods are Dangerous Goods: Development, the Global Market, and Opium in the Helmand Valley, Afghanistan

James Tharin Bradford

in Poppies, Politics, and Power: Afghanistan and the Global History of Drugs and Diplomacy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501738333
eISBN:
9781501738340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501738333.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter discusses the impact of the Helmand Valley Development Project, the largest American investment project in Afghanistan prior to the Afghan-Soviet War, and the impact on the development ... More


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