Social entrepreneurship blurs the boundaries between civil society, the state, and the market. The term embraces a range of activities, organizations, and individuals including non-governmental organizations, commercial enterprises, and entrepreneurs that has significant potential and hope for addressing global poverty. In this Context interview, Oxford University professor and author Paul Collier describes the latest innovations and alternative solutions to meeting international development goals and empowering the poor.
Some Considerations Regarding Resilience Strategies Taken from the Political Experience of the Steve Biko Cultural Institute
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; 1999. (Comparative Urban Studies Occasional Series; 25). PDF: 99KB/16 pages
Tasneem Siddiqui, former chief secretary of the government of Sindh Province, looks at how Pakistan can provide affordable housing to its rapidly growing urban population.
Paper contribution to January 2010 seminar on environmental peacebuilding.
Washington, D.C.: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; 1997. (Comparative Urban Studies Occasional Paper Series; 9). PDF: 106KB/30 pages
Four essays present perspectives on the ideas behind smart cities from New York, Ahmedabad, São Paulo, and Beijing.