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Timothy M. Shaw and Abigail Kabandula

the start of the new century, now over 20 available). In 2013 and 2014, Africa's stock exchange performance was enhanced by financial and telecommunications sectors rather than energy or mining and by Small and Mid-size Enterprise (SMEs) rather than

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Regional integration from “below” in West Africa

A study of transboundary town-twinning of Idiroko (Nigeria) and Igolo (Benin)

Olukayode A. Faleye

with economic liberalization” (2008, p. 101). In essence, informality of this nature does not obstruct economic progress. Other scholars have traced the growth of the informal sector to poverty due to the poor performance of state (Docquier, Muller

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US–México border states and the US military–industrial complex

A Global Space for expanding transnational capital

Juan Manuel Sandoval Palacios

Characteristics of future US Forces Source: Office of Technology Assessment, 1991b, p. 8. Smaller active and ready reserve forces Less forward basing, greater strategic mobility Continuing weapons performance advantage Substantial nuclear

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María del Pilar Jiménez Márquez and Lucila Zárraga Cano

( 2014 ). Inmigrantes ¿Quiénes son? Residentes Rivera Maya-Cancún , 11 , 36 – 39 . Rodan , S. , & Galunic , C. ( 2004 ). More than network structure: How knowledge heterogeneity influences managerial performance and innovativeness . Strategic

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Human rights-based service delivery

Assessing the role of national human rights institutions in democracy and development in Ghana and Uganda

Richard Iroanya, Patrick Dzimiri, and Edith Phaswana

determining the effectiveness of NHRIs by proposing a schema and testing it with Ghanaian and Ugandan human rights institutions’ performances. Thus, analyses of questionnaire responses as well as annual reports show that factors of autonomy, immediate

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Inequality and poverty

The ill-fitting pieces in the EU’s development partnerships

Riina Pilke and Marikki Stocchetti

both LICs and MICs are the same, development assistance is allocated according to partner countries’ situations, performance and needs. However, the Consensus does not specify what these entail. ( Stocchetti, 2013, pp. 180–181 ). In principle, the

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Violence and public health in the Altamira region

The construction of the Belo Monte hydroelectric plant

Rosa Elizabeth Acevedo Marin and Assis da Costa Oliveira

groups affected by this megaproject. The analysis of the Specialist Panel forms a substantial part of the performance of Federal Public Prosecutor who filed a set of conditions 4 and 14 lawsuits in response to illegalities identified in the construction

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From philanthropy to impact investing

The case of Luxembourg

Shirlita Espinosa

commercial goods, and entertainment, to mention a few, has shaped the performance of transnationalism in a way that benefits both migrants and the country of origin. One phenomenon that is central to transnational exchange is that of diaspora giving

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Sordera y el cuarto objetivo del desarrollo sostenible (ODS4)

Propuesta de un proyecto de RED para la educación bilingüe de los sordos bajo el marco europeo

Itzel Moreno Vite and María del Pilar Fernández-Viader

). Silver Spring, MD : National Association of the Deaf . Zafarty , Y. , Nunes , T. , & Bryant , P. ( 2004 ). The performance of young deaf children in spatial and temporal number task . Journal of Deaf studies and Deaf Education , 9 , 315 – 326

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Improving and protecting human rights

A reflection of the quality of education for migrant and marginalized Roma children in Europe

Silvia-Maria Chireac and Anna Devis Arbona

-intrusive classroom observation for this project. The objective of the study was to observe classroom interaction rather than evaluate the performance of students and teachers. The target of interest was social interaction, attention to school tasks, motivation, and