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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


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


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 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


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


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


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


Can social capital be a framework for participative evaluation of community health work?

Jennie Fleming and Thilo Boeck

in The politics of evaluation: Participation and policy implementation

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346063
eISBN:
9781447303954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346063.003.0015
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter explores how the concept of social capital can be adapted and employed as a tool for participative evaluation of community-based work. It considers social capital as an excellent ... More


Devising Routines for Project Appraisal at the World Bank, 1945–75

Michele Alacevich

in The Emergence of Routines: Entrepreneurship, Organization, and Business History

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198787761
eISBN:
9780191829857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198787761.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

Based on previously untapped archival material, this chapter discusses the establishment of the operations-evaluation function at the World Bank between the mid-1960s and the early 1970s, and the ... More


Law, Justice, Disappearance: The Experience of Place in a Time of Radical Transformation

in Houses in Motion: The Experience of Place and the Problem of Belief in Urban Malaysia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758918
eISBN:
9780804775861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758918.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter takes a look at the different relationships that were present between local practice, the state, and the law within Brickfields. These relationships were present during a period of ... More


Community development: historical overview

Michael Pitchford and Paul Henderson

in Making spaces for community development

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422590
eISBN:
9781447302759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422590.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter provides an overview of community development over the period of 40 years to provide a ‘backcloth’ for the changing practice of community development. The chapter begins with the 1960s ... More


Economy-wide Cost-benefit Analysis

J. Edward Taylor and Mateusz J. Filipski

in Beyond Experiments in Development Economics: Local Economy-wide Impact Evaluation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198707875
eISBN:
9780191783074
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198707875.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Many funders, including international development banks, require that a cost-benefit analysis be carried out prior to the approval of project loans. Potential benefits of tourism projects include not ... More


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