Reading Development

Random readings on society, politics and change – Jorge Carrillo

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

How Cities Erode Gender Inequality: A New Theory and Evidence from Cambodia

Support for gender equality has risen, globally. Analyses of this trend focus on individual and/or country-level characteristics. But this overlooks sub-national variation. Citydwellers are more likely to support gender equality … Continue reading

Sunday, 16 February 2020 · Leave a comment

Nature-based solutions for building resilience in towns and cities

Case studies from the Greater Mekong Subregion – This publication emphasizes the need to recognize rehabilitating natural systems with nature based solutions as key for building sustainability and resilience in … Continue reading

Monday, 12 December 2016 · Leave a comment

Innovating for pro-poor services: why politics matter

Despite innovation efforts and optimism across the development sector, few innovations lead to actual sustainable, systemic change. Too often the barriers are political – factors such as motivation, power and … Continue reading

Monday, 4 April 2016 · Leave a comment

Evictions and Resistance in Cambodia: Five women tell their stories

In 2011, Natalie Bugalski coordinated and authored a publication for Amnesty International called Evictions and Resistance in Cambodia: Five women tell their stories. Through poignant and beautiful photos by Todd Brown … Continue reading

Wednesday, 15 May 2013 · Leave a comment