Civics & citizenship
A New Weave of Power, People and Politics
Lisa VeneKlasen, Valerie Miller
This field manual provides a well-tested approach for promoting citizen participation. It breaks down the traditional boxes separating human rights, rule of law, development, and governance, and reconnects them in order to create an integrated approach to rights-based political empowerment. A New We...
Gender, Development and Citizenship
Focusing on citizenship means thinking about the relationships between individuals and the stated in which they live. What difference does having citizenship rights mean for people’s lives? Are structures of governance efficient and responsive to people’s needs? This book examines ways in which citi...
Beyond Civil Rights
With the implementation of the Human Rights Act in October 2000, civil and political rights are for the first time directly enforceable in UK law. While welcoming this significant advance, the authors of this text argue for further legislation, extending protection to economic, social and cultural (...
Acceptability and Use of Cereal-Based Foods in Refugee Camps
The fortification of cereal-based food rations is increasingly accepted to be the most efficient way of preventing micronutrient deficiencies in large refugee camps. Little is known, however, about the degree to which such foods are acceptable to refugees, or how they actually use them. These factor...
Gender and Migration
The articles in this collection explore the wide range of reasons why women and men decide to move within and outside their native countries, whether it be for employment, upon marriage or in response to conflict. The authors stress the importance of seeing an individual migrant in her or his contex...