Reading Development

Random readings on society, politics and change – Jorge Carrillo

Integrating health in urban and territorial planning

Integrating health in urban and territorial planning is a sourcebook for urban planners, city managers, health professionals, and all those interested in the basis for our collective wellbeing. This sourcebook is … Continue reading

Saturday, 23 May 2020 · Leave a comment

Coproducing knowledge to improve urban development outcomes in the global South

The purpose of this paper is to share our experiences—as academics and professionals—in coproducing knowledge to improve urban development outcomes in the global South. The focus of the paper is … Continue reading

Tuesday, 19 May 2020 · Leave a comment

2020 Global Nutrition Report

The report highlights that most countries in the world must now be equipped to fight both sides of malnutrition at the same time.  One in nine people are still hungry … Continue reading

Saturday, 16 May 2020 · Leave a comment

What Do Platforms Do? Understanding the Gig Economy

The rapid growth of the platform economy has provoked scholarly discussion of its consequences for the nature of work and employment. We identify four major themes in the literature on … Continue reading

Saturday, 2 May 2020 · Leave a comment

Inequality as Entitlements over Labor

The modern study of economic inequality is based on the distribution of entitlements over goods and services. But social commentators at least since Rousseau have been concerned with a different … Continue reading

Friday, 1 May 2020 · Leave a comment

Not Just Participation: The Rise of the Eco‐Precariat in the Green Economy

Despite recent attention to “frontier” green economies and the governance of emerging ecosystem services, the specific division of labour in these economies has been little studied. As many such initiatives … Continue reading

Wednesday, 22 April 2020 · Leave a comment

NOSOTROS, VOSOTROS Y LAS CIUDADES. — Pablo Sanchez Chillon

[VINDICATIO URBIS] Por Pablo Sánchez Chillón. [Todos los cambios, aun los más ansiados, llevan consigo cierta melancolía]. Anatole France. An article by Pablo Sánchez Chillón, Lawyer, International Speaker, Strategy and … Continue reading

Monday, 20 April 2020 · Leave a comment

Why protecting informal economy workers is so critical in time of COVID-19 — Development Matters

By Anders Gerdin, Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida), and Alexandre Kolev, Head of the Social Cohesion Unit, OECD Development Centre This blog is part of a series on tackling … Continue reading

Saturday, 18 April 2020 · Leave a comment

Covid-19: New policies for a new crisis

Originally posted on RIGHTS in context DERECHOS en contexto:
This article was published first in Open Global Rights Life is changing quickly, and it is incumbent upon us to find…

Wednesday, 15 April 2020 · Leave a comment