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What does it Mean to Make a ‘Joint’ Decision? Unpacking Intra-household Decision Making in Agriculture: Implications for Policy and Practice
Abstract Strategies to empower women in development contexts frequently address their authority to take decisions within their household, including decisions that are taken jointly by couples.
Meeting the ‘Anthropocene’ in the context of intractability and complexity: infusing resilience narratives with intersubjectivity
Insufficient attention has been paid to how concepts of resilience can be operationalised in wicked, contested situations. Within the environmental sciences, the contemporary social-ecological
Reconstructing Collective Identity for Peacebuilding: The Indigenous Guard in Northern Cauca – Colombia
The indigenous Nasa are recognised in Colombia for using innovative strategies to deal with violent conflicts and to claim political rights. One of the most visible and permanent strategies is the
Self-organization for everyday peacebuilding: The Guardia Indígena from Northern Cauca, Colombia
The Nasa indigenous group’s Guardia Indígena, whose primary goal is to protect indigenous people and their territories from all types of armed groups, is a nonviolent self-protection organization in
Performing and orchestrating governance learning for systemic transformation in practice for climate change adaptation
Barriers to climate change adaptation might not lie so much in ‘gaps’ in scientific or technical understandings but rather in the complexities of social, institutional and cultural transitions in
The Chick Diffusion: How Newspapers Fail to Meet Normative Expectations Regarding Their Democratic Role in Public Debate
ABSTRACT Media scholarship has commonly regarded newspapers as an essential element of strong democratic societies: a forum that structures public debate, providing engaged citizens with coherent
Framing climate change: new directions in Dutch and Danish planning strategies
Planning in contemporary societies takes place under conditions of complexity and uncertainty, which stresses the politicised character of planning. Through studies of change in particular framings
Examining the promise of ‘the local’ for improving gender equality in agriculture and climate change adaptation
Abstract Building on the conceptualisation of ‘the local’ in gender and development discourse, we explore how national and sub-national policy actors in Uganda perceive gender equality policy in the
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