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Decentralised Development Cooperation: potential and practices from an international perspective

23. Januar 2023 - 12:34
By Jorge Gutiérrez Goiria What role should municipal and regional governments play in international cooperation? For some time now, the processes and results of traditional development cooperation have been under scrutiny, and its main parameters are being reconsidered with regard to its own objectives, agents and instruments, which prove to be insufficient to face global …
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How ethical can research relationships be in Development Studies?

9. Januar 2023 - 11:01
By Isis Barei-Guyot The COVID-19 pandemic disrupted research practice, and where research was possible to continue nevertheless, researchers had to ask themselves how it could do so ethically. The context of the pandemic meant that many of such ethical considerations were new to researchers, and we witnessed a moment of overcoming and adapting that produced …
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Unsolicited representation of others happens in international development, so let’s talk about it!

13. Dezember 2022 - 9:40
By Margit van Wessel / New Rhythms of Development blog series It’s not a popular idea, but I want to express it nonetheless: many development organizations engage in representation, here conceptualized as ‘acting on behalf of others’. They articulate rights for groups, advance problem definitions important to particular groups, and advocate solutions for specific groups’ …
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Radical Alternatives or Ambivalent Engagements? Development Understandings from the Global South

24. November 2022 - 9:33
By Alba Castellsagué and Sally Matthews / New Rhythms of Development blog series Critiques of development have historically problematised the dominant models of economic growth and the controversial ideas of modernity and progress. Since the sixties, many have attempted to advance more sustainable understandings of development, with proposals emerging from a wide range of approaches: …
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Development in crisis: some reflections

16. November 2022 - 9:27
By Christiane Kliemann The accelerating frequency, interconnectedness and mutually reinforcing nature of contemporary crises call for holistic responses and a focus on synergies and potential discrepancies between various fields of action. What has Development Studies to offer here? Will it be able to prove that is truly inter- and transdisciplinary and contribute to the understanding …
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Rethinking work for sustainability and justice

31. Oktober 2022 - 9:20
By Erik Gomez-Baggethun Work time reduction is one of the central policy proposals brought forward by ecological economists and degrowth scholars to reduce environmental pressure and unemployment and enhance human well-being. In its broader meaning, work is defined as an activity involving mental or physical effort done to achieve a purpose or result. In economic …
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The global lab: political and technological experiments in the Global South

17. Oktober 2022 - 10:18
By Adam Moe Fejerskov From pandemics to climate change to ever-growing humanitarian needs, humanity is making limited progress in tackling the structural causes of contemporary global crises. The result is a future of growing unknowns. Here, politics become increasingly experimental, as we struggle with unprecedented challenges and changes, leaving the fate of both planet and …
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