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

Confronting Gender Inequality

The LSE Gender Institute is pleased to announce the publication of the Gender, Inequality and Power Commission’s final report: ‘Confronting Gender Inequality’. The Commission was designed to draw on LSE … Continue reading

Wednesday, 6 January 2016 · Leave a comment

The Rise of Gender Capitalism

Investing with a gender lens can create financial and social impact by increasing women’s access to capital, promoting workplace equity, and creating products and services that improve the lives of … Continue reading

Tuesday, 22 December 2015 · Leave a comment

The New Urban

Urbanization has been a fixture in the development of most countries in South-East Asia for more than 40 years. The massive and rapid growth of urban agglomerations, such as Bangkok, … Continue reading

Wednesday, 26 November 2014 · Leave a comment

Measuring Social Protection Expenditures in Southeast Asia

This paper provides a cross-country analysis of social protection programs in Southeast Asia. ADB’s Social Protection Index is used to assess program coverage, benefit-level, and impact on poverty and gender … Continue reading

Saturday, 19 July 2014 · Leave a comment

Planning cities as if women matter

Kalpana Viswanath – There is an urgent need to imagine cities in radically different ways if they are to live up to the promise of freedom and opportunity for everyone. … Continue reading

Wednesday, 16 April 2014 · Leave a comment

Migration, Gender and Social Justice

The book examines commonalities and differences in the operation of various structures of power (gender, class, race/ethnicity, generation) and their interactions within the institutional domains of intra-national and especially inter-national … Continue reading

Monday, 23 September 2013 · Leave a comment

Transgender People, Rights and HIV Vulnerability in the Asia-Pacific Region

The ‘Lost in Transition: Transgender People, Rights and HIV Vulnerability in the Asia-Pacific Region’ report aims to provide a research and strategic information framework. It will guide governments, civil society, … Continue reading

Sunday, 3 February 2013 · Leave a comment

The path through the fields

Bangladesh’s record is, on balance, a good one. It shows that the benefits of making women central to development are huge. It suggests that migration is not just the result … Continue reading

Wednesday, 7 November 2012 · Leave a comment