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Arrive bearing gifts: Postcolonial Insights for development management
(Zed Books, 2008)
Organizations working in the development sector play an important role in contemporary processes of globalization. The term globalization has many interpretations, but it tends to refer to a certain set of observed societal ...
The Role of Government
Women Unbound: Single Women in Ireland
(Rutgers University Press, 2007)
Introduction: Sustainability Research in the Social Sciences Concepts, Methodologies and the Challenge of Interdisciplinarity
The necessity to reconcile the needs and wants of human society with the limits of the global ecological system has resulted in proposals for alternative forms of development that prioritise human flourishing and well-being ...
Introduction: Arguing about the Environment. What Difference Does Culture Make?
(Peter Lang, 2008)
In recent years environmental debate has moved from the margins of public and political life to occupy a key position in discussions on the political, social and economic prospects of the human world. Unprecedented media ...
Going Local? Public Participation and Future Mobility in Ireland
(Inter-Disciplinary Press, 2007)
Recent changes in Ireland's economic and socio-political fabric have coincided with an increase in physical mobility, car dependency and long-distance commuting. National transport policies, prevailing land use patterns ...
The road to sustainable transport? Rural transport programmes and policies in Ireland
Today many rural dwellers in the Republic of Ireland depend on the private car to access services, employment, education, healthcare and recreation and thus shoulder a disproportionate share of the burden of insufficient ...
The "green wave" that never happened: the general election in 2007
(Institute of Public Administration, 2010)
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