Aid organizations have their origins in a desire to help the world’s poorest and most marginalized people – but are they reaching these people? Factors are coming together that put pressure on NGOs working in development: the economic crisis, the growing conditionality of aid, and increased competit...
Women's needs and abilities are often ignored by development planners; even 'women's projects' often reflect gender stereotypes which maintain a prejudicial situation. These collected articles give an overview of many aspects of gender and development.
Development is a complex process of negotiation over meanings, values and social goals within the sphere of public action and not merely a question of project-based interventions or of quantifiable inputs and outputs. This collection of papers draws on The Open University's path-breaking work in the...