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Human Development &
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  1. Publishing Opportunity – International Handbooks of Quality-of-Life

    …notated bibliographies of well-established measures, methods, and scales. Series Editor Graciela Tonon, Universidad Nacional de Lomas de Zamora and Universidad de Palermo, Argentina Editorial Board Alex Michalos, University of Northern British Columbia, Canada Rhonda Phillips, Purdue University, USA Don Rahtz, College of William & Mary, USA Dave Webb, University of Western Australia, Australia Wolfgang Glatzer, Goethe University, Germany Dong Jin…

  2. 2017 HDCA Conference – Cape Town, South Africa


    HDCA 2017 Conference

    “Challenging Inequalities: Human Development and Social Change” 

    September 6-8, 2017

    Cape Town, South Africa

    Hosted by University of Cape Town


    with University of the Free State, University of the Western Cape and the Human Sciences Research Council

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    The 2017 HDCA Program Committee cordially invites scholars, government policy makers, practitioners and other interested parties from all over the world to participate in the 2017 HDCA conference.  Original empirical research, theoretical issues, case-studies or reports of experiences, or findings from major research projects, and book panels relevant to conference theme or more broadly related to human development/capabilities approach will be presented.


  3. 19th Annual Labor and Employment Law Roundtable (USA)

    Each year, the Cornell Center for Innovative Hospitality Labor and Employment Relations (CIHLER), with support from Cornell Law School, hosts a Labor and Employment Law Roundtable. This roundtable offers a forum for industry and academia to address current issues regarding labor and employment law. This year’s event will be broken into four virtual sessions, culminating with a public roundtable on December 2. This discussion will look ahead to th…

  4. OPEN ACCESS BOOK: Sense and Solidarity: Jholawala Economics for Everyone

    …Dreze, Visiting Professor, Department of Economics, Ranchi University, India A wide-ranging collection of articles on social development in India authored by prominent economist and expert Jean Dreze Includes a detailed introduction on the basic principles of ‘research for action’ Provides a retrospective on social policy debates in India during the last 15 years A unique insight into social development in India Jean Dreze, development economist,…

  5. WEBINAR: From Human Development to Sustainable Human Development

    …In Disasters: Core Concepts and Ethical Theories (pp. 175-187). In O’Mathúna, D. P., Dranseika, V., & Gordijn, B. Disasters: Core Concepts and Ethical Theories. Springer, Cham. A The Deep Roots of Nightmares in Cultures and Disasters: Understanding Cultural Framings in Disaster Risk Reduction, Edited by Fred Krûger, Greg Bankoff, Terry Cannon, Benedikt Orlowski and E. Lisa F. Schipper. Routledge. Questioning Psychosocial Resilience after Flooding…

  6. Call for support: Big Jump Challenge – European water solidarity youth campaign

    …is the youth campaign of the European River Swimming Day. Inspired by the capabilities approach, it seeks to empower youth and young adults in promoting water conservation in Europe through creativity and celebration, culminating in a Big Jump for water in summer 2015, the goal year of the European Water Framework Directive. The campaign is now looking for partners from all European countries. Partner teams composed of members from different EU co…

  7. Call for Papers: Perspectives and Theories of Social Innovation for Ageing Population

    …pulation” Guest Editors: Andrzej Klimczuk, Warsaw School of Economics, Warsaw, Poland Łukaz Tomczyk, Pedagogical University of Kraków, Kraków, Poland The abstract submission deadline is 27 June 2018. The manuscript submission deadline is 24 October 2018. Visit the collection homepage for the full description of the project: About this Research Topic: In recent years we may observe increasing interes…

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