Howell, Jude


Professor Jude Howell  

Department

Position held

Department of International Development

Professor in International Development; Director, ESRC Research Programme on Non-governmental public action

Experience keywords:

Afghanistan; poverty reduction; politics of aid policy; civil society; labour issues; China; NGOs; governance; Kenya; India; development

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Professor Howell has experience in politics of aid and development policy, civil society and development policy, governance civil society, aid and security. She also has experience of gender, labour relations and the politics of policy processes. She has are expertise in china - with a particular emphasis on the social and political dimensions of market reforms - and has also carried out research in India, Mozambique, Kenya, central Asia and Afghanistan. She has advised and consulted widely for international development agencies such as UNDP, ILO, Ford Foundation, Department for International Development UK, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Save the Children and Christian Aid.

Countries and regions to which research relates:

Afghanistan; China; India

Languages:

Chinese (Mandarin) [Spoken: Fluent, Written: Intermediate]; French [Spoken: Fluent, Written: Intermediate]; German [Spoken: Fluent, Written: Intermediate]; Hindi [Spoken: Intermediate, Written: Intermediate]; Portuguese [Spoken: Intermediate, Written: Basic]; Spanish [Spoken: Basic, Written: Basic]

Media experience:

Radio

Contact Points

LSE phone number:

+44 (0)20 7955 7360

Publications

LSE Research Online, Funnelback Search

2012

Howell, Jude (2012) Shifting global influences on civil society: times for reflection In: Moksnes, Heidi and Melin, Mia, (eds.) Global Civil Society: Shifting Powers in a Shifting World. Outlook on civil society. Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden, 43-61. ISBN 9789197574181

Howell, Jude (2012) Post-9/11 global security regime and non-governmental public action In: Howell, Jude, (ed.) Global Matters for Non-Governmental Public Action. Non-governmental public action. Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, UK, 41-65. ISBN 9780230290358

Howell, Jude (2012) Book review: 9/11 ten years after: perspectives and problems LSE Review of Books (25 Oct 2012) Blog entry

Howell, Jude, ed (2012) Global matters for non-governmental public action Non-governmental public action. Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, UK. ISBN 9780230290358

Howell, Jude (2012) Civil society, corporatism and capitalism in China The Journal of Comparative Asian Development, 11 (2). 271-297. ISSN 1533-9114

2011

Howell, Jude (2011) Commentary: crises, opportunities and the elephant in the room Journal of Civil Society, 7 (3). 265-271. ISSN 1744-8689

Howell, Jude (2011) Civil society in China In: Edwards, Michael, (ed.) The Oxford Handbook of Civil Society. Oxford handbooks in politics & international relations. Oxford University Press, New York, USA, 159-160. ISBN 9780195398571

2010

Howell, Jude (2010) Social and political developments in China: challenges for democratization In: Chu, Yin-wah and Wong, Siu-lun, (eds.) East Asia’s New Democracies: Deepening, Reversal, Non-Liberal Alternatives. Routledge, London, UK, 25-42. ISBN 9780415499316

Howell, Jude (2010) National security concerns continue to dictate Britain’s government aid and development agendas British Politics and Policy at LSE (4 Oct 2010) Blog entry

Lind, Jeremy and Howell, Jude (2010) Counter-terrorism and the politics of aid: civil society responses in Kenya Development and Change, 41 (2). 335-353. ISSN 0012-155X

Howell, Jude and Lind, Jeremy (2010) Securing the world and challenging civil society: before and after the 'War on Terror' Development and Change, 41 (2). 279-291. ISSN 0012-155X

Howell, Jude (2010) Women's political participation in China: in whose interests elections? In: O'Brien, Kevin and Zhao, Suisheng, (eds.) Grassroots Elections in China. Routledge, Oxford, UK. ISBN 9780415571579

2009

Howell, Jude (2009) Government-organised nongovernment organisations In: Pong, David, (ed.) Encyclopedia of Modern China. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, USA. ISBN 9780684315669

Howell, Jude (2009) Counter-terrorism policy post-9/11 and the selective impact on civil society: the case of India In: Howell, Jude and Lind, Jeremy, (eds.) Civil Society Under Strain: Counter-Terrorism Policy, Civil Society and Aid Post-9/11. Kumarian Press, Connecticut, USA. ISBN 9781565492981

Howell, Jude and Lind, Jeremy (2009) Conclusion: civil society under strain: counter-terrorism policy, civil society and aid post-9/11 In: Howell, Jude and Lind, Jeremy, (eds.) Civil Society Under Strain: Counter-Terrorism Policy, Civil Society and Aid Post-9/11. Kumarian Press, Connecticut, USA. ISBN 9781565492981

Howell, Jude and Lind, Jeremy (2009) Introduction: civil society under strain: counter-terrorism policy, civil society and aid post-9/11 In: Howell, Jude and Lind, Jeremy, (eds.) Civil Society Under Strain: Counter-Terrorism Policy, Civil Society and Aid Post-9/11. Kumarian Press, Connecticut, USA. ISBN 9781565492981

Howell, Jude and Lind, Jeremy (2009) Civil society in crisis: state-building and civil-military relations in Afghanistan Non-governmental public action, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Howell, Jude and Lind, Jeremy (2009) Changing donor policy and practice in civil society in the post-9/11 aid context Third World Quarterly, 30 (7). 1279-1296. ISSN 0143-6597

Howell, Jude and Lind, Jeremy (2009) Counter-terrorism, aid and civil society: before and after the war on terror Non-governmental public action. Palgrave-Macmillan, Basingstoke, UK. ISBN 9780230229495

Howell, Jude and Lind, Jeremy (2009) Manufacturing civil society and the limits of legitimacy: aid, security and civil society after 9/11 in Afghanistan European Journal of Development Research, 21 (5). 718-736. ISSN 0957-8811

Howell, Jude and Lind, Jeremy, eds (2009) Civil society under strain: counter-terrorism policy, civil society and aid post-9/11 Kumarian Press, Connecticut, USA. ISBN 9781565492981

2008

Howell, Jude (2008) Civil society and migrants in China In: Murphy, Rachel, (ed.) Labour Migration and Social Development in Contemporary China. Comparative development and policy in Asia. Routledge, Oxford, UK, 171-194. ISBN 9780415468015

Howell, Jude (2008) Gender, institutions and empowerment: lessons from China In: Roy, Kartik and Blomqvist, Hans and Clark, Cal, (eds.) Institutions and Gender Empowerment in the Global Economy. World scientific studies in international economics, 5. World Scientific Publishing Co.Pte. Ltd, London, UK, 103-130. ISBN 9789812709967

Lind, Jeremy and Howell, Jude (2008) Aid, civil society and the state in Kenya since 9/11 NGPA working paper series, 21. Non-Governmental Public Action, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK. ISBN 9780853282303

Howell, Jude A. (2008) All-China Federation of Trades Unions beyond reform?: the slow march of direct elections The China Quarterly, 196. 845-863. ISSN 0305-7410

Howell, Jude and Ishkanian, Armine and Obadare, Ebenezer and Seckinelgin, Hakan and Glasius, Marlies (2008) The backlash against civil society in the wake of the Long War on Terror Development in Practice, 18 (1). 82-93. ISSN 0961-4524

Howell, Jude and Lind, Jeremy (2008) Changing donor policy and practice on civil society in the post-9/11 aid context NGPA working paper series, 25. Non-Governmental Public Action, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK. ISBN 9780853283102

Lind, Jeremy and Howell, Jude (2008) Civil society with guns is not civil society: aid, security and civil society in Afghanistan NGPA working paper series, 24. Non-Governmental Public Action, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK. ISBN 9780853283096

2007

Howell, Jude (2007) Village elections in China: recent prospects, new challenges Etudes Rurales, 2007 (179). 213-234. ISSN 0014-2182

Howell, Jude (2007) Gender and civil society: time for cross-border dialogue Social Politics, 14 (4). 415-436. ISSN 1072-4745

2006

Howell, Jude (2006) Report on Ford Foundation China's programme on civil society Ford Foundation, China.

Howell, Jude (2006) Gender and rural governance in China In: Iwanaga, Kazuki, (ed.) Women's Participation in Asia. University of Hawaii Press and Routledge Curzon.

Howell, Jude (2006) Women's political participation in China: in whose interests elections? Journal of Contemporary China, 15 (49). 603-619. ISSN 1067-0564

Howell, Jude (2006) Report on assessment of monitoring and evaluation system of Sichuan part of ACWF/DFID partnership agreement on rural girl adolescents Department for International Development, British Council.

Howell, Jude (2006) New democratic trends in China? Reforming the all-China federation of trade unions Institute of Development Studies working paper, 263. Institute of Development Studies, Brighton, UK. ISBN 185864609X

Howell, Jude and Ishkanian, Armine and Obadare, Ebenezer and Seckinelgin, Hakan and Glasius, Marlies (2006) The backlash against civil society in the wake of the long war on terror Civil Society Working Paper series, 26. Centre for Civil Society, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK. ISBN 9780853280644

2005

Howell, Jude (2005) Gender and civil society In: Anheier, Helmut K. and Kaldor, Mary and Glasius, Marlies, (eds.) Global Civil Society 2005/06. Global civil society - year books. SAGE, London, UK, 38-63. ISBN 9781412911924

Howell, Jude (2005) Governance: the challenges In: de Burgh, Hugo, (ed.) China and Britain: the Potential Impact of China’s Development. The Smith Institute, London, UK, 96-107. ISBN 1902488938

Howell, Jude (2004) Gender report for assessment of development results of UNDP China UNDP.

Howell, Jude and Mulligan, D, eds (2004) Gender and civil society Routledge advances in international relations and global politics. Routledge, London, UK. ISBN 0415335744

Howell, Jude and Davison, Tony (2004) Report on planning future research activities of DFID/ACWF partnership on girl adolescents in China UNDP.

Howell, Jude (2004) Seizing spaces, challenging marginalization and claiming voice: new trends in civil society in China In: Glasius, Marlies and Lewis, David and Seckinelgin, Hakan, (eds.) Exploring Civil Society: Political and Cultural Contexts. Routledge, London, 121-129. ISBN 0415325463

2003

Howell, Jude and Mulligan, Diane (2003) Editorial International Journal of Feminist Politics, 5 (2). 157-163. ISSN 1461-6742

Howell, Jude (2003) Women's organizations and civil society in China International Journal of Feminist Politics, 5 (2). 191-215. ISSN 1461-6742

Howell, Jude (2003) Governance matters: key challenges and emerging tendencies In: Howell, Jude, (ed.) Governance in China. Rowman and Littlefield Inc, Lanham, MD, 1-18. ISBN 9780742519886

Howell, Jude (2003) Trade unions in China: sinking or swimming? Journal of Communist Studies and Transition Politics, 19 (1). 102-122. ISSN 1352-3279

Howell, Jude (2003) Getting to the roots: governance pathologies and future prospects In: Howell, Jude, (ed.) Governance in China. Rowman and Littlefield Inc, Lanham, MD, 226-240. ISBN 9780742519886

Howell, Jude (2003) New directions in civil society: organising around marginalised interests In: Howell, Jude, (ed.) Governance in China. Rowman and Littlefield Inc, Lanham, MD, 143-171. ISBN 9780742519886

Howell, Jude (2003) State enterprise reform and gender: one step backwards for women? In: Benewick, Robert and Blecher, Marc and Cook, Sarah, (eds.) Asian Politics in Development: Essays in Honour of Gordon White. Routledge, 83-108. ISBN 9780714683249

Howell, Jude and Pearce, J. (2003) Civil society: a critical interrogation In: Pratt, Brian, (ed.) Changing Expectations? the Concept and Practice of Civil Society in International Development. INTRAC NGO management and policy series (16). INTRAC, Oxford, UK, 11-30. ISBN 1897748701

2002

Howell, Jude (2002) Women's political participation in China: struggling to hold up half the sky Parliamentary Affairs, 55 (1). 43-46. ISSN 0031-2290

Howell, Jude (2002) Women's political participation in China: struggling to hold up half the sky In: Ross, Karen, (ed.) Women, Politics and Change. Hansard Society series in politics and government. Oxford University Press, Oxford; New York, 43-56. ISBN 9780198515418

Howell, Jude (2002) In their own image: donor assistance to civil society Lusotopie, 1. 117-131. ISSN 1257-0273

2001

Howell, Jude and Pearce, Jenny (2001) Civil society and development: a critical exploration Lynne Rienner Publishers, Boulder, CO. ISBN 9781588260956

Howell, Jude (2001) Holding up half the sky China Review (20). 15-20. ISSN 1359-5091

2000

Howell, Jude (2000) A silent revolution? China Review (16 [su). 8-11. ISSN 1359-5091

Howell, Jude (2000) Making civil society from the outside: challenges for donors The European Journal of Development Research, 12 (1). 3-22. ISSN 0957-8811

Howell, Jude (2000) Organising around women and labour in China: uneasy shadows, uncomfortable alliances Communist and Post-Communist Studies, 33 (3). 355-377. ISSN 0967-067X

Howell, Jude (2000) The political economy of Xiamen SEZ In: Yeung, Yue-man and Chu, David K.Y., (eds.) Fujian: a Coastal Province in Transition and Transformation. Chinese University Press, Hong Kong, 119-142. ISBN 9789622018754

1999

Howell, Jude (1999) Development patterns and strategies in Xiamen and Fuzhou In: Chung, Jae H, (ed.) Cities in China: Recipes for Economic Development in the Reform Era. Routledge studies on China in transition, Vol. 1 (7). Routledge, London, 139-180. ISBN 9780415207522


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Though politicians are now abandoning the term War on Terror, the effects of the regime remain deeply embedded in policy, legislation and institutions, with consequences for civil societies across the world and development work.

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