Reading Development

Random readings on society, politics and change – Jorge Carrillo

The State of Mobile Data for Social Good

This report, which identifies over 200 projects or studies leveraging mobile data for social good, aims to survey the landscape today, assess the current barriers to scale, and make recommendations … Continue reading

Thursday, 13 July 2017 · Leave a comment

Towards Universal Health Coverage: thinking public

This report offers a comprehensive deep-dive analysis of public financing for health in LMICs by assessing the changing relationship between domestic public financing for health and the economy, the budget … Continue reading

Thursday, 13 July 2017 · Leave a comment

New directions for development finance: perspectives from developing countries

Special issue of Development Policy Review – The nature of development co-operation has changed rapidly in recent years. Developing countries have access to a more diverse range of financing sources, including … Continue reading

Tuesday, 11 July 2017 · Leave a comment

Defining, Conceptualising and Measuring the Digital Economy

The digital economy is growing fast, especially in developing countries. Yet the meaning and metrics of the digital economy are both limited and divergent. The aim of this paper is … Continue reading

Monday, 10 July 2017 · Leave a comment

Patrick Bond: Climate justice movements need to hit Trump where it hurts most

Originally posted on ENTITLE blog – a collaborative writing project on Political Ecology:
By Ethemcan Turhan and Cem İskender Aydın * Political economist and climate justice expert Patrick Bond comments…

Friday, 7 July 2017 · Leave a comment

Confined Informality: Global Margins, Statecraft, and Urban Life

Special informality issue – International Sociology – Free download until 30th July 2017 Articles: Formalization as confinement in colonial Hong Kong – Alan Smart, Josephine Smart Moving on, finding shelter: … Continue reading

Friday, 30 June 2017 · Leave a comment

Do we need a new economics for sustainable development?

Neoclassical theory at the micro and macro levels has influenced thinking patterns in a period when development has become unsustainable in many ways. Climate change is one example, loss of … Continue reading

Wednesday, 28 June 2017 · Leave a comment

UN abandons democracy in Asia

The UN’s development agencies frequently operate in a political minefield. Stuck between the zealously guarded sovereignty of member states and the need to spur structural transformations, these agencies tread carefully. … Continue reading

Friday, 23 June 2017 · Leave a comment

Disrupting regional and urban mobility

A series by Gordon Feller (Co-Founder of Meeting of the Minds) exploring new technological innovations that are disrupting regional and urban mobility. Reshaping Mobility: The Factors and Innovations at Play … Continue reading

Friday, 23 June 2017 · Leave a comment
Culture and Capitalism

A Sussex University Anthropology blog

Rethinking international development

Alternative paradigms, practices and challenges

the city inside out

a blog on gender, citizenship and urban life

From Rurban to Urban

Reinventing the Finnish City

ENTITLE blog - a collaborative writing project on Political Ecology

a collaborative writing project on Political Ecology

Economic Sociology and Political Economy

The global academic community of researchers, students and activists interested in Economic Sociology and Political Economy (run by Oleg Komlik)

UrbandialoguesBlog

Individuals "...are therefore bigger than the world, because their worlds include not only the world considered as a whole but also many of its parts." - Lévy, 2013

Real-World Economics Review Blog

Posts are by authors of papers published in the RWER. Anyone may comment.

misplacedhabits

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Progressive Geographies

Thinking about place and power - a site written and curated by Stuart Elden

Another WORD is Possible

Words & Fotos ON / All rights reserved © Lee Yu Kyung 2016

{FAVEL issues}

urban informality + urban development

Wait... What?

bridging community development and technology

According...to Law

Foreigners' Rights and Layman's Legal Overview for Thailand

Journal of Contemporary Asia

News about the journal, new articles, free downloads and more

Som Tam. Anytime.

Je procrastine (beaucoup). Mais des fois j'écris (un peu).

Perspectives in Anthropology

an internet-based anthropology magazine

AID LEAP

A motley group of international aid bloggers, practitioners, and critics. Interested in impact, poverty, evidence, and throwing things off planes.

Yanis Varoufakis

THOUGHTS FOR THE POST-2008 WORLD

Michael Roberts Blog

blogging from a marxist economist

The Urban Technologist

People. Place. Technology.

UGEC Viewpoints

A Blog on Urbanization and Global Environmental Change

Dave Briggs

Technology strategy and public policy

Unimaginary Places

A Normal-ish Geography Blog

The Disorder Of Things

For the Relentless Criticism of All Existing Conditions Since 2010