ERIC Number: ED471169
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: N/A
Social Policy: Safety Net or Springboard?
Gitta, Cosmas, Ed.
Cooperation South, n2 2001
This issue of "Cooperation South" looks at recent experiences in protecting and advancing human welfare in the south as well as the north. It presents a shared learning exercise about an array of social policy options; which decision makers in the south can consider in their efforts to shape a caring society, alleviate poverty, promote human development and generate solid economic growth. The "Social Policy: Safety Net or Springboard?" section contains five articles: (1) "Latin America" (Enrique Vasquez; Enrique Mendizabal); (2) "Arab Region" (Salim Nasr); (3) "Southern Africa" (Viviene Taylor); (4) "Northern Input for South-South Dialogue on Social Policy?" (Bob Deacon); and (5) "Eradicating Poverty by Building a Welfare Society: Finland as a Case Study" (Hilkka Pietila). The"Environment and Sustainable Development" section contains three articles: (1) "Earth Summit 2002: New 'Global Deal'" (Felix Dodds); (2) "Ecosystems of the Humid Tropics: South-South Cooperation on Agenda 21" (Miguel Clusener-Godt; Ignacy Sachs); and (3) "South-South Cooperation on Food Security: Rice in West Africa" (Kanayo F. Nwanze; P. Justin Kouka; Monty P. Jones). The "Perspective" section contains three articles: (1) "Global Intellectual Hegemony and the International Development Agenda" (Branislav Gosovic); (2) "Windows on the South: Current Trends, Perspectives, and Events"; and (3) "Sharing Ideas Access to ICT, Access to Education" (Joshua S. Jacobs). (BT)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Development Communication, Geographic Regions, International Communication, Regional Cooperation, Social Problems, Social Science Research, Sustainable Development
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Nations Development Programme, New York, NY.