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Oxfam

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Works: 1,195 works in 1,725 publications in 4 languages and 19,731 library holdings
Genres: Periodicals  Juvenile works  History  Handbooks and manuals  Conference papers and proceedings  Pictorial works  Case studies  Picture books 
Roles: Other, Editor, Publisher, Author, Producer, Creator
Classifications: HC59.8, 513.211
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Development in practice( )

in English and held by 683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Printbegrænsninger: Der kan printes kapitelvis
World crafts : a celebration of designs and skills by Jacqueline Herald( Book )

6 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the techniques, design, and modern changes in such crafts as pottery, basket making, carving, painting, printing, and embroidery in countries around the world
Half the world half a chance : an introduction to gender and development by Julia Cleves Mosse( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gender, trafficking, and slavery( Book )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book explores areas of human experience that are highly complex, and which evoke powerful and contradictory feelings amongst those attempting to understand them. Although many view the institution of slavery as a purely historical phenomenon, slavery remains widespread today. It take many forms, often clandestine. One aspect of modern slavery that elicits particular revulsion is the trafficking of women and young girls and boys into the sex industry, and this is the focus of many of the authors in this book."--Jacket
The trade trap : poverty and the global commodity markets by Belinda Coote( Book )

11 editions published between 1992 and 1996 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Preface to the second edition
The Oxfam handbook of development and relief by Deborah Eade( Book )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Oxfam poverty report by Kevin Watkins( Book )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in English and Vietnamese and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Fifty years ago, the United Nations Charter proclaimed universal rights to shared prosperity, peace, and security. How far has that vision of world citizenship been realised?"--BOOK JACKET. "Despite advances in human welfare and technology, there is today a growing polarisation between rich and poor. One in four of the world's people live in absolute poverty, unable to meet their basic needs; armed conflict is affecting millions of people; and the global environment is under threat. Yet there is a failure of political will to address the silent emergency of poverty."--BOOK JACKET. "The Oxfam Poverty Report draws on Oxfam's experience of working in over 70 countries, to examine the causes of poverty and conflict. It identifies the structural forces which deny people their basic rights, and gives a wide range of examples of the ways in which men and women are bringing about positive change at every level, from the household to the international arena."--BOOK JACKET. "Oxfam believes that it is time to renew the UN vision of universal basic rights. The Report concludes by proposing policy and institutional reforms which would transform international institutions and trading relations, and calls for a new commitment to work together to eradicate poverty and bring sustainable peace and security for all the world's people."--Jacket
Sanitation in developing countries( Book )

3 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The impact of guns on women's lives by Amnesty International( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an intergovernmental report on various types of gun violence against women, including case studies. Includes suggested remedies and information on pending treaties
Information management for development organisations by Mike Powell( Book )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"If information flows well between and within organisations, it empowers people by enabling them to make evidence-based choices; it promotes efficiency; and it enables creativity. Information does not flow well by chance: the process needs to be managed -- by everyone concerned. This book introduces tools to analyse the use of information in development and humanitarian agencies. It discusses both strategic and practical options for improvements, in the context of the broader information-related changes and debates taking place in the wider world." "This edition of Information Management for Development Organisations covers the major developments in these external debates since the first edition was published in 1998. The aim remains the same: to strengthen the effectiveness of development organisations and their interaction with the communities whom they exist to serve. Discussions of knowledge management, capacity building, institutional learning, evaluation and impact assessment, research, information products, and evidence-based work have been added to this edition, or considerably extended, together with a number of new case studies."--Back cover
Gender works : Oxfam experience in policy and practice( Book )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A text on integrating gender issues into development institutions. It charts the experiences of Oxfam in turning words into action on gender issues; and gives a critical analysis of failures as well as successes in intergrating gender into the work and structures of development organizations
Shattered lives : the case for tough international arms control by Debbie Hillier( Book )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Oxfam, Amnesty International, and the International Action Network on Small Arms (IANSA) have together launched an international campaign calling for effective arms-controls to make people genuinely safer from the threat of armed violence."--Jacket
One child, one seed : a South African counting book by Kathryn Cave( Book )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Starting with a single seed in a child's hand and leading right through to a warm, nourishing meal, a counting book, which includes information about the life and culture of South Africa, offers up a story of the fruits of a communal effort
Gender and migration( Book )

4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Women, land and agriculture( Book )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hair by Kate Petty( Book )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Children from around the world show and tell about how they style their hair
The Oxfam gender training manual by Suzanne Williams( Book )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This manual includes activities which explore : Gender awareness and self-awareness for women and men ; Gender roles and needs ; Gender-sensitive appraisal and planning ; Gender and major global issues ; Working with counterparts on gender issues ; and Strategies for change
Development and rights : selected essays from Development in practice by Firoze Manji( Book )

5 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ethics of immigration controls: issues for development NGOs: Andy
Adult literacy : a handbook for development workers by Paul Fordham( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Development methods and approaches critical reflections : selected essays from Development in practice( Book )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Many aid agencies adopt values-based approaches to development -- requiring, for instance, that they should be rights-based, participatory, gender-equitable, and sustainable -- but these approaches are often at odds with the methods that the agencies actually adopt. This selection of essays offers critical readings of fashionable tools such as Participatory Rural Appraisal (PRA) and Logical Frameworks, in addition to presenting less familiar methods. Two central themes emerge: that a project-based approach tends to distort rather than illuminate the wider picture; and that whatever the ideology under-pinning a given method, its impact will depend on the skills and understanding of those applying it."--Back cover
 
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Gender, trafficking, and slavery
Alternative Names
Committee for Famine Relief

Committee for Famine Relief Oxford

O.X.F.A.M.

OGB

OKSFAM

Oxfam

Oxfam GB

Oxfam Internacional

Oxfam International.

Oxfam (Organización)

Oxford committee for famine relief

أوكسفام

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The trade trap : poverty and the global commodity marketsThe Oxfam handbook of development and reliefThe Oxfam poverty reportThe impact of guns on women's livesInformation management for development organisationsGender works : Oxfam experience in policy and practiceShattered lives : the case for tough international arms controlOne child, one seed : a South African counting book