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  1. Against the Grain
    The Dilemma of Project Food Aid

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1982
    Jackson and Eade critique food aid programs as ineffective and potentially damaging to developing nations. The authors argue for substantially reduced food aid programs and for their better administration.
  2. Aid and Development in Southern Africa
    Evaluating a Participatory Learning Process

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1989
    Critics have argued that, instead of helping Africans to achieve greater self-reliance, aid has often increased their dependence and vulnerability to forces over which they exercise no control. This book provides concrete evidence that a participatory methodology not only provides donor agencies with a better insight into the workings of projects they aid, but also strengthens grassroots movements and national capacity to use aid more effectively.
  3. The AT Reader
    Theory and Practice in Appropriate Technology

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1985
    An introduction to appropriate technology, both as an explanation of the concerpt and extensive examples and applications.
  4. Canadian Information Sharing Service
    Pilot Copy, February 1976

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1976
    The first issue of the Canadian Information Sharing Service publication. The name of the publication was later changed to Connexions and then to Connexions Digest.
  5. Canadian Information Sharing Service
    Volume 1, Number 5 - January 1977

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1977
  6. Canadian Information Sharing Service
    Volume 2, Number 1 - May 1977

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1977
  7. Canadian Information Sharing Service
    Volume 2, Number 4 - November 1977

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1977
  8. Canadian Information Sharing Service
    Volume 3, Number 1 - February 1978

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1978
  9. Canadian Information Sharing Service
    Volume 3, Number 3 - June 1978

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1978
  10. CHF
    Media Profile in Sources

    Resource Type: Organization
  11. Connexions
    Volume 4, Number 4 - September 1979 - Food/La Nourriture

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1979
  12. Connexions
    Volume 4, Number 5 - October 1979 - Nuclear Energy\Energie Nucleaire

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1979
  13. Connexions
    Volume 6, Number 3 - September 1981 - Atlantic Development/Le Developpement Atlantique

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1981
  14. Connexions
    Volume 6, Number 5 - January 1982 - Children/Enfants

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1982
  15. Connexions
    Volume 7, Number 1 - March 1982

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1982
  16. Connexions
    Volume 7, Number 2 - May 1982 - Canada-Latin America/Le Canada-L'Amerique Latine

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1982
  17. Connexions
    Volume 8, Number 2 - Summer 1983 - Toward a New Economy

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1983
  18. Connexions
    Volume 9, Number 1 - Spring 1984 - Energy - A Digest of Resources and Groups for Social Change

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1984
  19. Connexions
    Volume 10, Number 1 - Spring 1986 - The Arts and Social Change

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1986
  20. Connexions
    Volume 11, Number 2 - Winter 1988 - A Social Change Sourcebook

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1988
  21. Connexions Digest
    Volume 12, Number 1 - Fall 1988 - A Social Change Sourcebook

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1988
  22. Connexions Digest
    Issue 50 - December 1989 - A Social Change Sourcebook

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1989
  23. Connexions Digest
    Issue 51 - May 1990 - A Social Change Sourcebook

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1990
  24. Connexions Digest
    Issue 53 - January 1991- A Social Change Sourcebook

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1991
  25. Connexions Digest
    Issue 54 - February 1992- A Social Change Sourcebook

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1992
  26. The Creation of World Poverty
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1983
    Hayter challenges the assumption that the West is 'helping' the rest of the world to develop. Far from rescuing the countries of Asia, Africa and Latin America from their supposed backwardness, the rich countries have accumulated vast wealth at their expense.
  27. Crisis of External Dependence
    The Political Economy of Foreign Aid to Bangladesh

    Resource Type: Book
    This book presents an informed, wide-ranging and critical account of the impact of foreign aid on Bangladesh's economy and society. The author shows the distortive consequences that, in practice, aid has on his country's path of development, productive forces, and process of class formation. He demonstrates conclusively that Bangladesh cannot continue to rely on aid as its principal strategy of development.
  28. For Reasons of State
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1973
    Essays in which Chomsky analyzes the role of the American state and discusses some of the ways in which individuals can respond to its growing power.
  29. Keeping the Rabble in Line
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1994
    Interviews with Noam Chomsky covering issues such as free trade, health care, global warming, the nature of corporations, human rights, and democracy.
  30. Letters from Lexington
    Reflections on Propaganda

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1993
  31. Migrants' billions put aid in the shade
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2013
    Money transfers from workers abroad to family back home have tripled in a decade and are three times larger than global aid budgets.
  32. Rethinking Camelot
    JFK, the Vietnam War, and US Political Culture

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1993
    Chomsky analyzes the Kennedy Administration's policy on the Vietnam War and compares the US Administrations of Presidents Kennedy and Reagan.
  33. So Much Aid, So Little Development
    Stories from Pakistan

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2011
    An explanation of why so much international aid gets "wasted", with a focus on Pakistan.
  34. To stop migration, stop the abuse of Africa's resources
    Europe should tackle migration not by deploying troops, but by curbing economic abuse and destablisation.

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2018
    On January 17, Italy's parliament approved the deployment of up to 470 troops in Niger to combat "irregular migrant flows" and the trafficking of people towards Libya, and, from there, to Europe. A number of other European countries are pursuing similar policies, including France, Germany, and Spain.
  35. Why aid projects in Palestine are doomed to fail
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2012
    So long as aid in Palestine remains detached from the everyday realities of occupation and operates on the aggressor’s terms, it will continue to be ineffective.

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