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  • El empoderamiento femenino como acción ciudadana: ética de una participación política diferente - HDRNet
    License Creative Commons Attribution Non commercial No Derivatives 187Kb Abstract This article elaborates feminist currents in Latin America such as the work of Marta Lamas The author departs from the call to a radical feminist democracy and explains what women s empowerment and political participation would entail in Nicaragua and the rest of Latin America Document Type Article Keywords feminist currents Nicaragua Latin America women s empowerment and political participation

    Original URL path: http://hdrnet.org/482/ (2016-05-01)
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  • Decentralization, local powers and local development - HDRNet
    issue of decentralization local powers and local development It traces the conceptual history of development in the West to provide the reader with the background and current debates about decentralization in development especially since it has been a major strategy pursued by most development organizations since the late 1980s Document Type Monograph Discussion Paper Keywords decentralization local powers local development decentralization in development ILO Universitas Decentralization Topics Democratic and participatory

    Original URL path: http://hdrnet.org/487/ (2016-05-01)
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  • Partnership o partecipazione. Una conversazione sul tema - HDRNet
    political sectors Nevertheless participation partnership and governance are still ambiguous concepts To focus and analyse the connections between partnership and participation and to disentangle this complex and slippery topic the authors devise a dialogue between two typical agents one promoting citizens participation and the other one involved into and supporter of partnership policies intended as the new way to govern In the dialogue the community leader and the policy maker

    Original URL path: http://hdrnet.org/477/ (2016-05-01)
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  • Urban planning: a tool for preventing and addressing disasters - HDRNet
    how Urban Planning can also become a valuable tool to effectively respond to emergencies This suggestion becomes the rationale behind long term decision making processes Its pertinence to sustainable development is the goal sought and therefore becomes a key element to attain sustainable development in cities such as Tokyo Japan and Bogota Colombia Document Type Monograph Documentation Keywords urban planning disasters prevention sustainable development Tokyo Bogotà planificacion urbana prevención de

    Original URL path: http://hdrnet.org/407/ (2016-05-01)
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  • El Presupuesto Participativo: ¿Es viable en Guatemala? - HDRNet
    feasibility of implementing a participatory budget PP in Guatemala It begins with a brief discussion on the meaning and potential of the PP in Brazil to establish a starting point for its implementation in Guatemala The text briefly concludes with a list of challenges for local governments to undertake in order to demonstrate the necessary political will to duplicate this proposed development of public funds Document Type Monograph Documentation Keywords

    Original URL path: http://hdrnet.org/500/ (2016-05-01)
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  • Local development, participation and change - HDRNet
    that have resulted from the concentration of wealth in the hands of powerful groups who are able to influence and orient the economy and the life of the planet However in order to effectively contributing to change certain conceptual ambiguities need to be addressed because these risk neutralizing its huge potential to clarify the meaning and utilization of the words development local and participation In this article the author shows

    Original URL path: http://hdrnet.org/568/ (2016-05-01)
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  • Tackling Social Exclusion in European the Union? The Limit of the New Orthodoxy of Local Partnership - HDRNet
    Journal of Urban and Regional Research 24 4 pp 782 800 Preview PDF Full Text English Published Version Available under License Creative Commons Attribution Non commercial No Derivatives 141Kb Official URL http www3 interscience wiley com search allsearc Abstract This article outlines the outcomes of a research carried out by the European Foundation for the Improvement of Working Conditions on a sample of local experiences in 10 Countries in the European Union The analysis of the outcomes show for the author important steps forward in the communitarian practices against social exclusion But it also warns against the rhetoric held by the new orthodoxy as the author calls the formal approach to the Partnership for Development which fosters instead of reducing the marginality of the excluded Document Type Article Keywords social exclusion European Union European Foundation for the Improvement of Working Conditions partnership for development Exclusion sociale Union Européenne Fondation Européenne pour l amélioration des conditions de travail Partenariats pour le développement esclusione sociale Unione Europea Fondazione europea per il miglioramento delle condizioni di lavoro partenariato per lo sviluppo Fundación Europea para Mejorar las Condiciones Laborales exclusión social Unión Europea partenariado al desarrollo Topics Democratic and participatory governance Conceptual issues Social

    Original URL path: http://hdrnet.org/480/ (2016-05-01)
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  • Voice, Accountability and Human Development: The Emergence of a New Agenda - HDRNet
    crucial questions regarding government accountability Who seeks it From Whom Who is accountable for what What are the parameters The chapter begins with an introduction as to what is accountability and then divides into the following topics Chapter 1 introduces the definition of accountability setting out its multiple dimensions contrasting it to voice and its implications while highlighting the importance of certain kinds of voices for accountability to take place

    Original URL path: http://hdrnet.org/481/ (2016-05-01)
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