June 2012

by Mariz Tadros. What is emerging around the globe is not another strain of new social movements, nor the return of conventional Leftist politics, nor large-scale 'advocacy campaigns' embarked upon by civil society organizations. What we are witnessing around the globe is...

by Allison Fine. On the one-year anniversary of the Egyptian revolution, Alaa abd el Fattah remained in jail. 'Democracy' today in Egypt means that people involved in the uprising, like Alaa, are held indefinitely by the military police. Alaa was a...

Excerpt from the Report on the ISS-HIVOS-SID-NL Colloquium: The second Environmental Studies Colloquium Series brought together environmentalist, economists and gender experts in a debate around the green economy. The focus was on how to deepen the analysis...

 

By Ahmed Salim 

'Citizenship for Change' focuses around the question 'What should we make of the wave of citizen action protests that swept the globe in 2011?' As the editorial makes clear, civic action is moving away from institutional campaigns and projects of the traditional meta...

The launch of the journal took place on the occasion of the last lecture of the 2011-2012 SID NL lecture series The State in a Globalizing World. Hilary Wainwright,...

Given the innovative approach adopted by the authorities to work out such an ambitious project, the SID Mauritius Chapter is fully supporting and participating in this initiative since its very early stages. From the Mauritian perspective the Green...

How does civic action provide possibilities in the search for new alternatives to politics and political engagement? 

This issue of Development, the quarterly journal of the Society for International Development  (SID), assesses the potential and...