The Comparative Urban Studies Project's Allison Garland discusses urban poverty in Africa, where the rate of urbanization is rapid as is the rise of slums.
Social entrepreneurship blurs the boundaries between civil society, the state, and the market. The term embraces a range of activities, organizations, and individuals including non-governmental organizations, commercial enterprises, and entrepreneurs that has significant potential and hope for addressing global poverty. In this Context interview, Oxford University professor and author Paul Collier describes the latest innovations and alternative solutions to meeting international development goals and empowering the poor.
Paper contribution to the January 2009 seminar on community resilience
Paper contribution to the April 2011 seminar on post-disaster community engagement.
Local Dynamism and the Governance of Washington, D.C.: A Study on the Scope of Civil Society-State Engagement
Washington, D.C.: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars (Comparative Urban Studies Occasional Papers Series, 30), 1999. PDF: 126KB/20 pages
Paper contribution to January 2010 seminar on environmental peacebuilding.
Washington, D.C.: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; 1998. (Comparative Urban Studies Occasional Paper Series; 13). PDF: 60.4KB/22 pages