Reading Development

Random readings on society, politics and change – Jorge Carrillo

How the World Changed Social Media

First book in the “Why We Post” book series that investigates the findings of anthropologists who each spent 15 months living in communities across the world. This book offers a … Continue reading

Monday, 29 February 2016 · Leave a comment

Global Education for Urban Futures

Urban Pamphleteer #5 contents Urban governance as a pedagogic tool in the Asian context Towards a reflexive critical urban pedagogy Getting the education for the city we want Finding ‘community’, … Continue reading

Monday, 28 September 2015 · Leave a comment

From social rights to the market: neoliberalism and the knowledge economy

This paper looks at changing policies for higher education in the United Kingdom and the emergence of a neoliberal knowledge regime. This subordinates higher education to the market and shifts … Continue reading

Thursday, 14 May 2015 · Leave a comment

The data revolution: finding the missing millions

This report sets out the evidence that, even when people are counted, the counting is frequently not good enough. What is assumed to be an empirical fact – a statistic … Continue reading

Tuesday, 21 April 2015 · Leave a comment

Financing the Future

This report has a simple message: the proposed SDGs are achievable, but adopting a business-as-usual approach will leave us far short of the target. Projections based on current patterns of … Continue reading

Monday, 20 April 2015 · Leave a comment

Free world-class education for anyone anywhere

Khan Academy and MIT OPenCourseWare offer easy access to high-quality education for free Khan Academy is a not-for-profit with the goal of changing education for the better by providing a free world-class … Continue reading

Monday, 15 October 2012 · Leave a comment

Publishing strategies only benefit the publishers

How traditional publishing hurts scientific progress: Eighty five percent of published papers remain locked behind subscription pay walls, accessible only to those affiliated with universities and other large research institutions. … Continue reading

Saturday, 13 October 2012 · Leave a comment