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Learning in Social Action in Contexts of Mining Dispossession: A Critical Case Study of Roșia Montană, RomaniaDownload
Transnational corporations promise win-win development, but extractive projects often deliver dispossession, displacement, impoverishment, environmental degradation, and disrupt social relations in rural localities. These conditions can in turn engender contestation and resistance to...
Participatory action research, learning in small peasant resistance and the politics of rural dispossession in IndonesiaDownload
The agro-extractive regime pursued by the corporatized state and the pervasive expansion of capital accumulation has turned the rural frontier of Indonesia into an agrarian war zone. This is marked by the proliferation of serious challenges by small peasants and indigenous peoples who are ‘in the...
International Non-Governmental Organizations and Human Rights-Based Approaches to Dam Development and Dispossession in Asia, Africa and the Americas: A Critical Case Study of International RiversDownload
International Rivers (IR), an International Non-Governmental Organization (INGO) based in Berkeley, California with six regional offices in Asia, Africa and the Americas has been at the forefront of the fight for rivers and dams for the past three decades. Conservative estimates place the number...
Development NGOs, Colonialism, Gender and Poverty in Tanzania: A Critical Case Study of Microcredit as a Neoliberal Poverty Alleviation InitiativeDownload
The deployment of microfinance as a neoliberal, market-based, development intervention in the name of poverty-alleviation and empowerment has continued to persist in international development programs, policy and discourses, despite growing critiques which illustrate that it has not significantly...
Race Regimes and Racialization: Participatory Research Explorations in Im/migrant Service NGOs in AlbertaDownload
Employing a racialization and race regimes framework as an analytical lens, this research explored how the state-provision of immigrant support services offered by IS-NGOs (immigrant service non-governmental organizations) through various programs, such as English Language Learning/Parenting and...
Towards a Critical Colonial Analysis of the Crisis in Higher Education in Zimbabwe: A Case Study of the University of ZimbabweDownload
The dawn of independence in Zimbabwe in 1980 was received with high hopes and expectations by the people but after twenty years of black majority rule, the crisis of the post-colonial condition, well documented in other African countries began to be repeated in Zimbabwe. After experimenting with...
The emergence of higher vocational education (HVE) in China (1980-2007): vocationalism, Confucianism, and neoinstitutionalismDownload
This study examines how political-economic and socio-cultural influences had impacted the institutional development of HVE in China by investigating the historical development process of HVE between 1980 and 2007, when the country was undergoing tremendous political, economic, and social...
Exploring international student mobility: neoliberal globalization, higher education policies and Chinese graduate student perspectives on pursuing higher education in CanadaDownload
With the advent of neoliberal globalization in the 1980s, international student mobility (ISM) has become a significant social and educational phenomenon. Given the increasing magnitude of international student flows from “developing countries” to the “developed” or major member countries of the...