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Human Development and Capability Association, 2012 Annual Conference in Jakarta

I end my long hiatus with the following brief description of this year’s HDCA conference. Development studies have come a long way since the decades of overt paternalism and condescension … Continue reading

September 18, 2012 · Leave a comment

Social Policy and International Development Aid

The U.N.’s Millennium Development Goals   One definition of social policy is the provision of social services including health care, education, housing, and social security.  Many developing countries cannot provide … Continue reading

April 24, 2012 · Leave a comment