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- DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2019W. L. Gore and Associates (Gore) is a privately-held multinational company founded in 1958. Since its founding, it has operated through a "lattice" system of employee self-management which is said to verge on true workplace participatory democracy.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2019The Buen Vivir Fund is a participatory impact investment fund operating internationally. It was founded in 2018 by Thousand Currents, a non-governmental organisation, following a co-design process to conceptualise the Fund, initiated in late 2016.DocumentMIT Press Journals, 2008It is clear that many young citizens of this digital and global age have demonstrated interests in making contributions to society. Yet the challenge of engaging effectively with politics linked to spheres of government is difficult for most. A casual look at world democracies suggests that many of the most established ones are showing signs of wear.DocumentAssociation for Women's Rights in Development, 2008What do we mean by women’s movements and what makes a movement feminist? Why are movements important and what are the differences between movements and organisations? What are the issues facing women’s and feminist movements today?OrganisationThe Center for American Progress Action Fund is a progressive think-tank dedicated to improving the lives of Americans through ideas and action.OrganisationThe Oakland Institute is a policy think tank whose mission is to increase public participation and promote fair debate on critical social, economic and environmental issues in both national and internOrganisation
Search for Common Ground (SFCG)SFCG work with local partners to find culturally appropriate means to strengthen societies' capacity to deal with conflicts constructively: to understand the differences and act on the commonalitieDocumentBiotechnology and Development Monitor, 2001This edition of the Biotechnology and Development Monitor surveys the perceptions and expectations that have developed in the public domain on agricultural gene technology in recent years. Authors from different parts of the world analyse the factors that have influenced public perceptions and expectations of biotechnology as applied to agriculture in their own countries over the last 25 years.DocumentCivil Society and Governance Programme, IDS, 2000Given the emphasis that social scientists have placed on building community, it's surprising that little of this debate has focused on the role of neighborhoods in generating social capital. The authors here presume that neighborhoods have the capacity to strongly nurture a sense of community.Document
The evolution of payments in Europe, Japan, and the U.S. : lessons for emerging market economies / David B. Humphrey ... [et al.]Policy Research Working Papers, World Bank, 1996Lessons from the evolution of payment systems in Europe, Japan, and the United States provide a useful guide for emerging market economies in improving their own payment arrangements to foster economic growth.Some payment arrangements are more efficient than others in promoting economic growth in a market based economy.