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Publications

Latest project publications

Books

Duncan Matthews (2011) Intellectual Property, Human Rights and
Development: the role of NGOs and social movements
|, Edward Elgar.

Tim Pringle and Simon Clarke (2010), The Challenge of Transition|: Trade Unions in Russia, China and Vietnam.

Barbara Bompani and Maria Frahm-Arp (2010), Development and Politics from Below|: Exploring Religious Spaces in the African State.

Jude Howell and Jeremy Lind eds (2010) Civil Society Under Strain: Counter-Terrorism Policy, Civil Society and Aid Post 9/11| (PDF)

Jeffrey Atkinson and Martin Scurrah (2009) Globalizing Social Justice.  The Role of Non-Government Organisations in Bringing about Social Change, Palgrave International Political Economy Series|

Nora McNamara and Stephen Morse (2009) A reflective process for development.  A pathway to meaningful partnership. 
On-Stream Publications, Cork.  Available for download at the On-Stream| website.

Jude Howell and Jeremy Lind (2009) Counter -Terrorism, Aid and Civil Society Before and After the War on Terror|  (PDF), Palgrave Macmillan Non-Govermental Public Action Series|

Jenny Pearce (2010) Participation and Democracy in the Twenty-First Century City.  Palgrave Macmillan Non-Governmental Public Action Series|

Andrew Selee and Enrique Peruzzotti (2009) Participatory Democracy and Representative Democracy in Latin America| (PDF), Woodrow Wilson Center Press

Suvash Darnal (2009) A Land of Our Own: conversations with Dalit members of constituent assembly| translated by Prawin Adhikari, Samata Foundation and Jagaran Media Center, Nepal

Book chapters

Celayne Heaton Shrestha (2010) 'Activists and Development in Nepal' in ed David Gellner Varieties of Activist Experience: Civil Society in South Asia.  Sage Governance, Conflict and Public Action Series

David Lewis (2010) 'Disciplined Activists, Unruly Brokers? Exploring the Boundaries between Non-governmental Organisations (NGOs), Donors and the State in Bangladesh' in ed David Gellner Varieties of Activist Experience: Civil Society in South Asia.  Sage Governance, Conflict and Public Action Series

Journal articles

Journal of Public Administration and Development - Special Issue: Governments and Non-governmental Service Providers: Collaboration or Rivalry? For all 8 articles contained in this special issue, visit the Journal of Public Administration and Development website|.

Mackintosh and Mujinja, P.G.M. (forthcoming) 'Markets and policy challenges in access to essential medicines for endemic disease'  in Journal of African Economics

Mackintosh and Mujinja, P.G.M. (forthcoming) 'Commercial influence and global nongovernmental public action in health and pharmaceutical policies' in International Journal of Health Services

Chaudhuri, S., Mackintosh M and Mujinya, P.G.M (forthcoming) 'Indian generics, producers, access to essential medicines and local production in Africa: an argument with reference to Tanzania' in European Journal of Development Research

Werbner, Pnina 'Appropriating Social Citizenship:  Women's Labour, Poverty and entrepreneurship in the Manual Workers Union of Botswana in Journal of South African Studies, 36:3, September 2010

Bohm, Steffen, Dinerstein, Ana and Spicer, Andre '(Im)possibilities of Autonomy, Social Movements in and beyond the state, capital and development'
Social Movements Studies, Issue 1, Vol. 9 17-32

Christopher Miller and Marilyn Taylor 'The realities of comparative research:  reflections from a cross-national study of non-governmental public action Twenty-First Century Society 4:2, 215-227

Richard Batley and Pauline Rose (2010)  'Collaboration in delivering education: relations between governments and NGOs in South Asia'  Development in Practice, vol 20, nos 4 and 5, pages 579-585

Rose, P. (Editor) (2010), 'Editorial Introduction: Achieving Education for All, Special Issue of Development in Practice, Volume 20 Numbers 4 and 5, pages 473-483, ISSN 0961-4524

Rose, P. (editor), (2010), Achieving Education for All through public-private partnerships? Non-state provision of education in developing countries, Routledge, 224 pages, ISBN: 978-0-415-58371-8. Chapters by Pauline Rose, Masooda Bano, and Richard Batley and Pauline Rose

Bano, M. (2010), 'Madrasas as partners in education provision: the South Asian experience', Development in Practice, Volume 20 Numbers 4 and 5, pages 554-566

Batley, R. and Mcloughlin, C. (2010), 'Engagement with non-state service providers in fragile states: reconciling state-building and service delivery', Development Policy Review, Volume 28 Number 2, 131-154

NGPA Research Papers

Editor: Professor Jude Howell

The Non-Governmental Public Action Research Paper (NGPARP) series provides a vehicle for disseminating recent and ongoing research of researchers based at, or linked to the NGPA Programme. It aims to reflect the range and diversity of non-governmental public action, and understand the impact of public action.

  • Research Paper 1
    Promoting Institutional Change in Post-Soviet Armenia: Is Social Capital the 'Missing Link'?
    Babken V. Babajanian
  • Research Paper 2
    Engaging with civil society: the democratic perspective
    Neera Chandhoke
  • Research Paper 3 (PDF)
    Is violence constitutive of civil society?
    Neera Chandhoke
  • Research Paper 4
    Physical Religious Spaces in the Lives of Rajasthani Village Women: Religion as an analytical and practical approach in development.
    Tamsin Bradley
  • Research Paper 5
    'Shell to Sea' in Ireland: Building Social Movement Potency
    Kat Salter and Sian Sullivan
  • Research Paper 6
    Cultures of Participation: Young people's engagement in the public sphere in Brazil
    Udi Mandel Butler (Oxford University and CIESPI) & Marcelo Princeswal (CIESPI)
  • Research Paper 7
    Resisting, Ameliorating, or Perpetuating the Dark Side? Non-Governmental Public Action, Communicative Rationalities, and the Struggle for Democratisation in Israel's Planning
    Dr Joseph Leibovitz
  • Research Paper 8
    Workers' Factory Takeovers and new State Policies in Argentina: Towards the Institutionalisation of Non-Governmental Public Action?
    Ana C Dinerstein
  • Research Paper 9
    The Politics of Unemployment: Employment policy, the Unemployed Workers Organisations and the State in Argentina
    Ana C Dinerstein
  • Research Paper 10
    The Role of Co-operatives in Poverty Reduction: Network Perspectives
    Simmons and Burchill
  • Research Paper 11
    The rise and fall of collective public action in the aftermath of the Gujarat Earthquake of 2001
    Edward Simpson
  • Research Paper 12
    Decentralised Governance in Post-Soviet Armenia
    Babken V. Babajanian
  • Research Paper 13
    Transnational communities, policy processes and the politics of development: the case of Ghanaian hometown associations.
    Richard Crook
  • Research Paper 14
    Analysis of an Oxfam international campaign on agriculture in India 2004-2005
    Jeff Atkinson
  • Research Paper 15
    Analysis of an Oxfam International Campaign on Garment Workers in Sri Lanka 2002-2007
    Jeff Atkinson
  • Research Paper 16
    Influencing the Pakistan Government on tobacco control: a study of the Pakistan Anti-Tobacco Coalition
    Richard Bourne
  • Research Paper 17
    Influencing Commonwealth policy on health: the case of Para 55, the Commonwealth HIV/AIDS Action Group
    Richard Bourne
  • Research Paper 18
    Influencing Commonwealth policy on human rights: the case of the Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative
    Richard Bourne
  • Research Paper 19
    The impact of transnational non-governmental public actors (NGPAs) on policy processes and policy outcomes: translating advocacy into sustainable policy engagement
    Martin Scurrah
  • Research Paper 20
    A relationship gone wrong? Research ethics, participation, and fieldwork realities
    Jelke Boesten
  • Research Paper 21
    Aid, Civil Society and the State in Kenya since 9/11
    Jeremy Lind and Jude Howell
  • Research Paper 22
    Trade Unions in Russia, China and Vietnam: From Governmental to non-Governmental Public Actors
    Simon Clarke and Tim Pringle
  • Research Paper 23
    Was there discrimination in the distribution of resources after the earthquake in Gujarat? Imagination, epistemology, and the state in western India
    Edward Simpson
  • Research Paper 24
    'Civil Society With Guns Is Not Civil Society': Aid, Security And Civil Society In Afghanistan
    Jeremy Lind and Jude Howell
  • Research Paper 25
    Changing donor policy and practice on civil society in the post-9/11 aid context
    Jeremy Lind and Jude Howell
  • Research Paper 26
    Representative Democracy As Mediated Politics: Rethinking The Links Between Representation And Participation
    Enrique Peruzzotti
  • Research Paper 27
    'We Make Progress Because We are Lost': Critical Reflections on Co-producing Knowledge as a Methodology for Researching Non-Governmental Public Action
    Jenny Pearce
  • Research Paper 28
    Polarisation of a Civil Society Space between Secularists and Islamists by Design: The Case of Bangladesh
    Dr. Tasmia Mesbahuddin
  • Research Paper 29
    The (Im)possibilities of Autonomy. Social Movements In and Beyond Capital, the State and Development
    Steffen Böhm, Ana Dinerstein and André Spicer
  • Research Paper 30
    Understanding the dynamics of relationships between government agencies and non-state providers of basic services: Key issues emerging from the literature
    Kelly Teamey and Claire McLoughlin
  • Research Paper 31
    Dilemmas of engagement: the experience of non-governmental actors in new governance spaces.
    Marilyn Taylor, Joanna Howard, Vicki Harris, John Lever, Antaoneeta Mateeva, Christopher Miller, Rumen Petrov and Luis Serra
  • Research Paper 32
    Civil Society and Policy Making in Rwanda: a case study of land reform and the Gacaca Courts
    Paul Gready
  • Research Paper 33
    Politicising Grief and Memory in Post-disaster Gujarat and Sri Lanka
    Malathi de Alwis and Edward Simpson
  • Research Paper 34
    Sisters in Islam (SIS)
    Nazila Ghanea-Hercock
  • Research Paper 35
    Acts Of Faith: Civil Society and the Policy Process in Ghana and two Indian States
    James Manor
  • Research Paper 36
    The Snail and the Good Government. A critique of 'civil society' by the Zapatista movement, Mexico
    Ana C Dinerstein
  • Research Paper 38
    Research on relationships between government agencies and non-state providers of basic services: A discussion on the methods, theories and typologies used and ways forward
    Whose Public Action? Analysing Inter-sectoral Collaboration for Service Delivery

    Kelly Teamey
  • Research Paper 41
    Co-Production:  Do Faith-Based Organisations offer a potential?
    Masooda Bano
  • Research Paper 42
    Becoming global (un)civil society: Counter-hegemonic struggle and the Indymedia network.
    Sian Sullivan, Andrė Spicer and Steffen Böhm

NGPA Conference Papers

NCVO/ESRC NGPA seminar series: June 2008-March 2009

The following reports summarise the presentations and discussions at four jointly organised seminars which took place at NCVO. The seminars aimed to bring together practitioners, academics and policy-makers, providing them with the opportunity to share insights and take part in a stimulating discussion

  1. Collaboration without borders (PDF). What can UK organisations learn about collaboration from international organisations?
  2. Changing governance (PDF).  How are civil society organisations in the UK and overseas experiencing the shift from government to governance?
  3. Blurring boundaries (PDF):  How is the blurring of boundaries between sectors impacting on civil society organisations in the UK and internationally?
  4. Counter-terrorism and civil society (PDF):  What are the effects of the 'War on Terror' and counter-terrorism measures on civil society?

Research project publications

Non-governmental public action in the Middle East: historical perspectives|

  • 'Political opportunities and collective action in the Iraqi revolution 1958-9', International Journal of Contemporary Iraqi Studies, Vol 2. No.2 (2008) (forthcoming)
  • 'Mubarak in the international arena: the interplay of international and internal factors in regime crisis' in Philip Marfleet and Rabab el-Mahdi (eds.), Egypt: the moment of change, (Zed), forthcoming.
  • 'Democracy in movement? Iraq 1945 - 1959' in preparation for a collection to be edited by Stephanie Cronin and Nur Masalha following a workshop entitled 'The Politics of Elections and the Struggle for Democracy in the Middle East: Perspectives from Within and Below'.
  • 'Democratic and bureaucratic leadership in the Egyptian labour movement: contrasting patterns of industrial conflict, 1945-54 and 2006-7', NGPA working paper series
  • 'Al-dimuqratiyya min asfal - durus masr wal iraq' Awraq ishtarakiyya 18 (Winter 2007), Centre for Socialist Studies, Cairo, Egypt
  • 'Women were braver than a hundred men', (with Farah Koubaissy), Socialist Review, January 2008.
  • 'A year of Egypt's strike wave', International Socialism Journal, 118 (Spring 2008), forthcoming

Contested Borders: Non-governmental public action and technologies of the war on terror|

  • Amoore, L. (2008) 'Governing by Identity', in David Lyon and Colin Bennett (eds) Playing the Identity Card, New York: Routledge.
  • Amoore, L. and A. Hall (2008) 'Taking People Apart: Digitized Dissection and the Body at the Border', under review at Environment and Planning D: Society and Space.
  • Amoore, L. (2008) 'Risk Before Justice: When the Law Contests its Own Suspension', invited for special issue of European Journal of International Law.

Whose Public Action? Analysing Inter-sectoral Collaboration for Service Delivery|

  • Special Issue of Public Administration and Development: Vol. 26, No.3 2006
    - Batley, R, 'Guest editor's preface, pp 193-196
    - Moran D, 'Comparing services: a survey of leading issues in the sectoral literatures', pp 197-206
    - Sansom K, 'Government engagement with non-state service providers of water and sanitation services', pp 207-217
    - Rose P, 'Collaboration in education for all? Experiences of government support for non-state provision of basic education in South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa, pp 219-229
    - Palmer N, 'An awkward threesome - donors, governments and non-state providers of health in low income countries, pp 231-240
    - Batley R, 'Engaged or divorced? Cross-service findings on government relations with non-state service providers, pp 241-251

    Sansom, K and Bos, A (2008) Utility and non-state water provision for the urban poor in International Journal of Water vol 39:2 pp 290-303
    Rose,P (2009) Editorial Introduction: non-state provision of education: evidence from Africa and Asia, special issue of Compare: A Journal of International and Comparative Education 39:2 pp 127-134
    Rose,P (2009) NGO provision of basic education: alternative or complementary service delivery to support access to the excluded?  special issue of Compare: A Journal of International and Comparative Education 39:2 pp 219-333
    Rose, P. (Editor) (2010), 'Editorial Introduction: Achieving Education for All, Special Issue of Development in Practice, Volume 20 Numbers 4 and 5, pages 473-483, ISSN 0961-4524
    Bano, M. (2010), 'Madrasas as partners in education provision: the South Asian experience', Development in Practice, Volume 20 Numbers 4 and 5, pages 554-566
    Batley, R. and Rose, P. (2010), 'Collaboration in delivering education: relations between governments and NGOs in South Asia', Development in Practice, Volume 20 Numbers 4 and 5, pages 579-585
    Batley, R. and Mcloughlin, C. (2010), 'Engagement with non-state service providers in fragile states: reconciling state-building and service delivery', Development Policy Review, Volume 28 Number 2, 131-154
    Rose, P. (editor), (2010), Achieving Education for All through public-private partnerships? Non-state provision of education in developing countries, Routledge, 224 pages, ISBN: 978-0-415-58371-8. Chapters by Pauline Rose, Masooda Bano, and Richard Batley and Pauline Rose

Role and Potential of Co-operatives in the Poverty Reduction Process|

  • 'Co-operatives and Poverty Reduction', submitted to Journal of Co-operative Studies Oct 2006, Vol 40, No 1, April 2007, ISSN: 09615784, Publisher: UK Society for Co-operative Studies
  • 'The role of co-operatives in poverty reduction: network perspectives', presented at ICA International Research Forum, Dourdan France, Oct 2006. Article based on this paper invited for submission for special edition of Journal of Socio-Economics, Jan 2007
  • 'Co-operatives and Poverty Traps' conference paper for the ICA Regional Conference on the role of co-operatives in poverty alleviation in Asia (Hanoi, Vietnam, March 2006)
  • Working paper for the Programme on 'Member-owned businesses; some problems of definition', material from which will be submitted as a Journal article to Voluntas.
  • Co-operatives and poverty reduction: Evidence from Sri Lanka and Tanzania. by Johnston Birchall and Richard Simmons, Co-operative College 2009. For more information please see the Co-operative College website. 
     

Parallel Lives, Different Worlds: Citizenship and Public Action in Rio|

  • 'Stitching up the fragmented city: citizenship and public action in Rio de Janeiro.' Paper to be presented at the American Anthropological Association annual conference in November 2006, San Jose. The paper will be submitted for publication over the summer
  • Research Practitioner Fellow, Marcelo Princeswall, presented a paper at a conference on Youth in Brazil (JUBRA - Juventude Brasileira) in October 2006
  • 'Freedom, Revolt and Citizenship: Three pillars of identity for youngsters living on the streets of Rio de Janeiro.' Forthcoming 2007 in journal Childhood.

Post-Socialist Trade Unions, Low Pay and Decent Work: Russia, China and Vietnam|

  • 'The Changing Character of Strikes in Vietnam' Post-Communist Economies, 18, 3, 345-61, September 2006
  • Simon Clarke, Chang-Hee Li and Do Quynh Chi, 'From Rights to Interests: The Challenge of Industrial Relations in Vietnam', Journal of Industrial Relations, Spring 2007. These papers draw on and acknowledge the first stage of the research in Vietnam.
  • Simon Clarke, 'The Changing Character of Strikes in Vietnam' Post-Communist Economies, 18, 3, 345-61, September 2006 and Simon Clarke, Chang-Hee Li and Do Quynh Chi) 'From Rights to Interests: The Challenge of Industrial Relations in Vietnam', Journal of Industrial Relations, Spring 2007. These papers draw on and acknowledge the first stage of the research in Vietnam.

South-North Non-Governmental Networks, Policy Processes and Policy Outcomes|

  • Bourne, Richard (2006) 'The Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative; multi-level policy implementation and transnational civil society'
  • Bourne, Richard (2006) 'The involvement of NGPAs in health policy: the cases of the Pakistan Anti-Tobacco Coalition and Para 55, the Commonwealth HIV/AIDS Action Group'
  • Crook, Richard (2006) 'Overview: South-North non-governmental networks, policy processes and policy outcomes'
  • Crook, Richard (2006) 'Transnational communities, policy processes and the politics of development: the case of Ghanaian hometown associations'
  • Gready, Paul (2006) 'Spaces for Civil Society in Policy Making during a Nested Transition: A Case Study of Land Reform and Gacaca in Post-Genocide Rwanda'
  • Manor, James (2006) 'Acts of Faith: Civil Society and the Policy Process in Ghana and Two Indian States'
  • Shaw, Tim (2006) 'New Multilateralisms for Global Governance? From SIDS to Kimberley Process: two policy coalitions? Two worlds?'

Movement of the Unemployed in Argentina|

  • 'Here is the rose, dance here! A riposte to the debate on the Argentinean crisis' Historical Materialism 16.(1), pp. 101-114, Brill.
  • 'Lessons form a Journey: the Piquetero movement in Argentina' in Bonefeld W (ed.) Subverting the Present - Imagining the Future: Insurrection, Movement Commons. AUTONOMEDIA, New York. July 2008
  • 'Research notes on organisational innovation (the case of unemployed workers organisations in Argentina' (co-authored with D. Contartese and M. Deledicque) Realidad Economica 234: 50-79,  IADE, Buenos Aires
  • Dinerstein AC, July 2007, 'Workers' Factory Takeovers and New State Programmes: Towards the 'Institutionalisation' of Non-Governmental Public Action in Argentina' Policy and Politics 35 vol. 3 Policy Press, pp 527-548.

Friends of the Earth International: Negotiating a North-South Identity|

  • Doherty, B. (2006) Friends of the Earth International: Negotiating a North-South Identity, Environmental Politics, vol. 15, No.5.
  • Doherty, B. and Doyle, T. (2006) Beyond Borders: Transnational Politics, Social Movements and Modern Environmentalisms, Environmental Politics, vol. 15, No.5.
  • Doyle, T. and Doherty, B. (2006) 'Green Public Spheres and the Green Governance State: the Politics of Emancipation and Ecological Conditionality,' Environmental Politics, vol. 15, No.5

Civil Society and the Convention of the Rights of the Child in Argentina|

  • Grugel J and N Piper (2007) Critical Perspectives on Global Governance: Rights and Regulation in Governing Regimes London: Routledge
  • Grugel J and E Peruzzotti (2007a) 'Claiming Rights under Global Governance: Children's Rights in Argentina' Global Governance, 13, 2

The 'Global War on Terror', Non-Governmental Public Action and Aid'.|

  • Jude Howell, 'The Global War on Terror, Development and Civil Society', Paper presented to the Seventh International Conference of the International Society for Third-Sector Research (ISTR), National Institute of Development and Administration (NIDA), Bangkok, 9-12th July 2006.
  • Journal article 'The Global War on Terror, development and civil society' in Journal of International Development 2006 Volume 18, Issue 1, Date: January 2006, Pages: 121-135
  • Papers for ASA Conference April 2006 and ISTR Conference July 2006
  • Howell,J and Lind,J Counter-Terrorism, Aid and Civil Society Before and After the War on Terror. Palgrave Macmillan, Sept 2009
  • Winter, E. (2010) 'Civil Society Development in Afghanistan' Report (PDF)

Activists, Power and Sectoral Boundaries: Life Histories of NGO Leaders|

  • Lewis, D. (2009, forthcoming) 'Tidy concepts, messy lives: defining tensions in the domestic and overseas careers of UK non-governmental professionals.' Chapter contributed to and accepted for The Anthropology of Development Professionals (tentative title) ed. David Mosse, London: Berghahn Books
  • Natal-Martinez, A. (forthcoming) 'Cruces intersectoriales: la participation de actors de la sociedad com funcionarios publicos: El Caso Mexican 2000-2006'. Accepted by the Mexican journal Metapolitica. [Also presented at the 'Permanente Seminar on Civil Society Organisations' held with practitioners and academics at El Colegio Mexiquense, Toluca, Mexico (February 2008)].
  • Lewis, D. (2008a) 'Crossing the boundaries between 'third sector' and state: life-work histories from Philippines, Bangladesh and the UK.' Third World Quarterly, Volume 29(1).
  • Lewis, D. (2008b) 'Using Life-Work Histories in Social Policy Research: The Case of Third Sector/Public Sector Boundary Crossing'. Journal of Social Policy 37,4.
  • Feature article, 'Crossover by leftist activists gets mixed results', The Manila Times, February 18th 2008.
  • Feature article by David Lewis, 'Why do people cross the sector divide?' Third Sector, 6 February 2008.
  • Coverage of the research in 'Taking action', Social Sciences, ESRC, Autumn 2007.
  • Lewis, D. (2006) "Home or away?: Narratives of choice-making in the life-work histories of agency personnel in the UK within domestic 'voluntary sector' and international 'non-governmental' agencies". Presented at the Association of Social Anthropologists (ASA) Diamond Jubilee Conference, Keele University, 10-13th April.
  • Lewis, D. (2006) "Crossing the boundaries between third sector and state: Reflections from an ongoing life-work history research project in Philippines, Bangladesh and UK". Paper presented to the Seventh International Conference of the International Society for Third-Sector Research (ISTR), National Institute of Development and Administration (NIDA), Bangkok, 9-12th July 2006.
  • A book proposal on anthropological perspectives on the third sector, much of which would draw upon the present research project, has recently been submitted by Lewis to Pluto Press for their well-established series on 'Anthropology, Culture and Society'.
  • In addition, a working paper has been produced as part of the project by Dr Natal in Mexico: Natal, A. (2006) 'Brief revision of Government-CSO relations in Mexico'. Documentos de Discusión sobre el Tercer Sector, N. 36. Zinacantepec, México: El Colegio Mexiquense, A. C.; Working Papers Series of the Programa Interdisciplinario de Estudios del Tercer Sector.
  • Lewis, D. (2008, in press) 'Crossing the boundaries between 'third sector' and state: life-work histories from Philippines, Bangladesh and the UK.' Third World Quarterly, Volume 29(1).
  • Lewis, D. (2008, in press) 'Using Life Histories in Social Policy Research: The Case of Third Sector/Public Sector Boundary Crossing'. Journal of Social Policy. (accepted Oct 2007)
  • Natal-Martinez, A. (forthcoming) 'Cruces intersectoriales: la participation de actors de la sociedad com funcionarios publicos: El Caso Mexican 2000-2006'. Submitted and accepted by the Mexican journal Metapolitica.
  • The preliminary findings paper that was originally presented at the International Society for Third Sector Research (ISTR) Conference in Bangkok (Jul 9th -12th 2006) was refereed by ISTR and accepted as a Conference Working Paper, and published on the ISTR website in September 2006.

Non-Governmental Action to Improve the Poor's Access to Good Quality Cheap Drugs|

  • Chaudhuri, S. (forthcoming 2007) 'The gap between successful innovation and access to its benefits' in Mackintosh, M., Chataway, J. and Wuyts, M. (eds.) 'Promoting innovation, productivity and industrial growth and reducing poverty: bridging the policy gap' Special Issue of the European Journal of Development Research (forthcoming 2007)
  • Working papers (published)
    Chaudhuri S. (2007) 'Is Product Patent Protection Necessary in Developing Countries for Innovation? R&D by Indian Pharmaceutical Companies after TRIPS', Indian Institute of Management Calcutta Working Paper Series WPS No. 614 September.
  • Working papers in preparation
    2. Muijinja, P. 'Consumer rights and non-governmental action in medicines markets: knowledge, trust and risk in rural Tanzania'
    3. Mackintosh M. 'Social enterprise as market regulation: non-governmental interventions in essential medicines wholesaling to low income countries'
    4. Koivusalo, M. 'In the common interest - can problems with access to medicines be solved without recognising the common health policy interests across countries ?'
    5. Chaudhuri, S. 'Developing Manufacturing capabilities and improving access to medicines in Africa: Can India help?'
    6. Mujinja P and Mackintosh M. 'Prices and competition along the essential medicines supply chain to rural Tanzania: non-governmental action and policy issues'
    7. Chaudhuri, S. 'Improving access to quality assured low cost medicines in India: Can Non-governmental action help?"
    8. Koivusalo, M. 'Public action and global health. What kind of health policies are promoted in the context of the global focus on access to medicines?'

NGOs, Intellectual Property Rights and Multilateral Institutions|

  • Paper for ISTR July 2006
  • Paper for European Consortium on Political Research conference, Bath 2006
  • Paper for the Society of Legal Scholars Annual Conference, University of Keele, 6 September 2006
  • Paper for European Consortium on Political Research Conference on Frontiers of Regulation, University of Bath, 7 September 2006

Giving to Development|

  • Research for the project formed the basis for a chapter in CAF/NCVO (2006) UK Giving 2005/06.
  • A short article about the project was published in the newsletter of BOND (British Overseas NGOs for Development).

Analysing Partnership in Aid Chains: A Catholic Church Case Study|

  • Morse, S. and McNamara, N. (2006). Analysing institutional partnerships in development: A contract between equals or a loaded process? Progress in Development Studies (accepted).
  • Morse, S. and McNamara, N. (2005). 'Promoting sustainability: partnerships in the Catholic Church development chain.' Geographical Paper no. 177, Department of Geography, University of Reading, Reading, UK. Available for download at the University of Reading website.
  • Morse, S. and McNamara, N. Analysing partnership in the Catholic Church development chain. In progress. To be submitted to the Journal of Development Studies
  • Stephen Morse, Nora McNamar. Creating a greater partnership: analysing partnership in the Catholic Church development chain. Area (OnlineEarly Articles). doi:10.1111/j.1475-4762.2007.00784.x

Municipal Innovations in Non-Governmental Public Participation: UK/Latin America|

Jenny Pearce is preparing a paper to present at the International European Conference of Americanists in Brussels in April, and Heather Blakey and Lucy Brill are presenting papers at the Political Studies Association the same month.

INGO Engagement with Indigenous Social Movements in the Peruvian Amazon|

Measuring Bridge Building: The Evaluation of Small Scale Reconciliation Projects|

  • Herbert: 'Measuring Bridge Building in Divided Societies: The Evaluation of Small Scale Cross-Community Projects in Northern Ireland' in Clegg, C. and Poon, H. Civil Society in Scotland and Northern Ireland (Aldershot, Hants, UK and Burlington, US: Ashgate) forthcoming. (Part written before the beginning of the project, locates the proposed methodology in comparative context and reports on selected preliminary findings)
  • Herbert/Power, with Young and Mahon (from Millward Brown): 'Church activism, voluntary work and political forgiveness: an application of Wuthnow's forgiveness survey to Northern Ireland' in preparation for Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion.
  • Herbert/Power 'The Role of the Voluntary Sector in Community Bridge-Building in Northern Ireland: a report of a longitudinal study' in preparation for Voluntary Action
  • Power/Herbert 'The Problems and Pitfalls of Evaluation in a Post-Conflict Society: the Case of Northern Ireland' in preparation for American Journal of Evaluation

Lessons from Civil Society Budget Analysis and Advocacy Initiatives|

  • Academic synthesis paper to be submitted to international peer reviewed journal
  • Case studies 30 pp for the case studies in Mexico and India - presented at conference and will be posted on IBP website and published in book form
  • An IDS Working Paper published in September 2006 summarising the research results will serve as a basis for a refereed journal article for submission to World Development to reach a scholarly audience.
  • (Title: 'Budget Analysis and Policy Advocacy: The Role of Non-Governmental Public Action', IDS Working Paper 279, Brighton: Institute of Development Studies, September 2006.)
  •  A paper based on the research results from India and Mexico is planned for publication in a working paper series of the ESRC Non-Governmental Public Action Programme which again will form the basis for a further refereed journal article. An edited book is due for completion in December 2006 to reach a diverse audience of practitioners, policy makers, academics and students.

Alternative Media and Public Action: Organising the Global Alternative Networks|

  • Bohm, S., Sullivan, S. and Reyes, O. (eds.) The Organisation and Politics of Social Forums, Special Issue ephemera: theory and politics in organisation.
  • Spicer, A, (Forthcoming) 'Power, Theories of', Encyclopaedia of Activism and Social Justice, G. L. Anderson and K. G. Herr (eds). London: Sage.
  • Spicer, A. and Böhm, S. 'The Organization of Resistance', Organization Studies (Revise and re-submit)
  • Sullivan, S. (in press) Blogs, in Robertson, R. and Scholte, J.A. (eds.) Encyclopedia of Globalization, Routledge, London.
  • Sullivan, S. (in prep.) 'Conceptualising glocal organisation: from rhizomes to holograms in constructing the post-human', in Shah, N. et al. (eds.) Metaphors of globalisation: mirrors, magician and, mutinies.
  • Sullivan, S. (final draft) Distributed networks and the politics of possibility: interpretations of what's new about glocal post-capitalist politics. CSGR Working Paper. 121/03.
  • Alt.media.res collective (Forthcoming) 'Indymedia', Encyclopaedia of Activism and Social Justice, G. L. Anderson and K. G. Herr (eds). London: Sage.

Non Governmental Public Action Networks and Global Policy Processes|

  • "Market Principles, Philanthropic Ideals and Public Service Values in the Public Policy Program at the Central European University", PS: Political Science and Politics in June 2006; accepted and forthcoming 2007.
  • 'Garbage Cans, Recycling Bins or Think Tanks? Three Myths About Policy Institutes', Public Administration, forthcoming 85(2): 2007.
  • 'Think Tanks and Policy Analysis', in Frank Fischer, Gerald J. Miller. & Mara S. Sidney (eds.) Handbook of Public Policy Analysis: Theory, Methods, and Politics, New York, Marcel Dekker Inc. 2006: 149-157.
  • with Christopher Wright 'The Currency of Change: World Bank Lending and Learning in the Wolfensohn Era', in Diane Stone and Christopher Wright (eds) The World Bank and Governance: A Decade of Reform and Reaction, London, Routledge, 2006: 1-25.
  • "Think Tanks and Policy Advice in Countries in Transition", in Toru Hashimoto, Stefan Hell and Sang-Woo Nam (eds) Public Policy Research and Training in Vietnam, Asian Development Bank Institute, Tokyo, (ADBI, 2006: 38-109).
  • drian Ionescu, Valeriu Prohnitchi, Gulnar Mukhambetova and Diane Stone "Transferring Expertise and Methodologies: A Case Study of the Development of 'Quarterly Economic Indicators' in Moldova and Kazakhstan", in Robert Klitgaard (editor) Linking Think Tanks, Santa Monica, California, RAND 2007 (completed and publication in process).
  • 'Global Public Policy', in Jan Aart Scholte (ed) Encyclopedia of Globalization, New York: MTM Publishing (in press 2007).
  • 'Transnational Think Tanks', in Jan Aart Scholte (ed) Encyclopedia of Globalization, New York: MTM Publishing (in press, 2007).
  • Labaqui, J. and Weyrauch, V. (December 2005) Centro de Estudios Legales y Sociales [CELS]: Argentina´s case study. Centro de Implementación de Políticas Públicas para la Equidad y el Crecimiento (CIPPEC), Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  • Braun, M., Chudnovsky, M., Ducoté, N., Weyrauch, V. (2006) A comparative study of policy research institutes in developing countries. Centro de Implementación de Políticas para la Equidad y del Crecimiento (CIPPEC), Buenos Aires, Argentina. (Ander GDN´s review)
  • The World Bank and Governance: A Decade of Reform and Reaction, edited volume with Christopher Wright, (Routledge, 2006: i-xx; 1-267).

Striking a Chord: the Role of Music and Musicians in Public Action|

  •  J.Street, S.Hague and H. Savigny, 'Playing to the crowd: the role of music and musicians in political participation' British Journal of Politics and International Relations, online 2007, hard copy forthcoming 2008
  • S. Hague, J.Street and H.Savigny 'The Voice of the people? Musicians as political actors',Cultural Politics, forthcoming
  • J. Street 'Breaking the silence: the role of music in political thought and action' to Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy, forthcoming

Non-Governmental Actors in New Governance Spaces: Navigating the Tensions|

  • Conference papers discussing the theoretical framework and initial observations on methodology have been presented at the Network of Development Researchers III Colloquium, Gregynog, Wales Development conference, Policy and Politics conference, Bristol, July 2006 and the International Society for Third Sector Research conference, Bangkok, July 2006 (two papers).
  • 'Navigating the tensions: a comparison across four countries', paper presented to Citizen Participation in Policy Making, Cinefogo Work-in-Progress seminar, Bristol, 14-15 February 2007.
  • Luis Serra Vázquez "Perspectiva local de las políticas de educación y salud: espacios de gobernanza con actores civiles e instituciones estatales en Managua, Nicaragua", Encuentro Comunidades y Política Social: entre la Academia y la Práctica Cotidiana, Managua, Nicaragua, UCA 25-27 Abril 2007
  • Serra, L. (2007) 'The role of civil organizations in Nicaragua's development' published in conference proceedings: "Memories of the First Interdisciplinary Research Congress", Central American University, Managua, 9-10 May 2007 (Conference proceedings)
  • Civil society in Nicaragua: its organisations and state relations, Managua, UCA-FES, 2007 (currently in production).

Women in Trade Unions and Health NGOs in Botswana: An Anthropological Study|

  • (2005) 'Dialogical Subjectivities for Hard Times: Expanding political and ethical imaginaries of elite and subaltern Southern African and South Asian women'. Keynote Address, Conference on 'Self and Subject: African and Asian Perspectives' OU Ferguson Centre, Edinburgh. Also presented at a Bristol seminar on postcolonialism.
  • In preparation: The Hidden Lion: Tswapong women's initiation cult and the achievement of dignity in Botswana at a time of AIDS'.
  • In preparation: 'Singing their Way into the Public Sphere: Solidarity, Conflict and Class Struggle in the Manual Workers Union of Botswana'.
  • In preparation: book on The Making of an African Working Class: civil society, nation building and redemptive labour in the Manual Workers Union of Botswana
  • Legal Pluralism and Feminism in Botswana: contradictions and dilemmas
  • The Aids Industry in Botswana: grassroots mobilisation and the challenges for NGOs
  • The Case of the Offensive Red Beret: gender, Manual Workers Trade Union leadership and the state in Botswana

Babken Babajanian, NGPA Post-Doctoral Fellowship

Publications

  • "Rolling Back the Welfare State in Post-Socialist Armenia" (in Hungarian), Esély, December 2007, Budapest, Hungary.
  • "Promoting Institutional Change in Post-Soviet Armenia: Is Social Capital the 'Missing Link'?" NGPA Working Paper No1, LSE.

Book Reviews

  • Christoph H. Stefes, "Understanding Post-Soviet Transitions: Corruption, Collusion and Clientelism", Central Asian Survey, Vol. 26 (2), June 2007.
  • Svetlana Stephenson, "Crossing the Line: Vagrancy, Homelessness and Social Displacement in Russia", Slavonic and East European Review, Vol. 85 (4), October 2007.

Barbara Bompani, NGPA Post-Doctoral Fellowship

Publications

  • Bompani B. (2008) "African Independent Churches in Post-Apartheid South Africa: New Political Interpretations". Article submitted (July 2007) to the Journal of Southern African Studies, forthcoming, June 2008.
  • Bompani B. and Smith, J. (2008) "Biotechnology and the Bible: Development, Religion and Modernityin Kenya". Article submitted (September 2007) to Development and Change, status: pending.
  • Bompani B. (2008) "Religiously Modern: African Independent Churches and Modernity in post-Apartheid South Africa". Article submitted (November 2007) to the Journal of Religion in Africa, status: pending.

Presentations

  • 15 and 21 November 2006, African Studies Conference (ASA) international Conference in San Francisco. Paper: 'The growth and dynamism of African Independent Churches (AICs) in Post-Apartheid South Africa'.
  • 22 and 27 July 2007, International Society for the Sociology of Religion (ISSR) Conference, in Leipzig, paper: 'African Independent Churches (AICs) in Post-Apartheid South Africa: New Socio-political Interpretations'
  • 18 and 22 October 2007, ASA International Conference in New York. Paper: 'Negotiating political identities in Post-Apartheid State: the case of African Independent Churches in Soweto'.
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