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This report presents the findings of a review of the Recognised Seasonal Employer (RSE) worker pilot training programme. The purpose of the review was to assess whether the pilot had achieved the intended outcomes and, if it had (at least in part), identify if any...
This paper argues that Westphalian sovereignty was crucial in placing Africa on the periphery of the world order and focuses on Africa's resistance to that marginalisation.
Dr Kwame Nimako teaches international relations at the Graduate School of Social Sciences, University of Amsterdam....
Influential theories generate diverging expectations over how middle powers will respond to deepening economic dependence upon a rising power. One set of Realist arguments suggests that negative threat perceptions toward the rising power will exacerbate concerns with economic dependence, encouraging balancing behavior against the rising...
Have you ever wanted to be able to separate the facts from the myths about international aid and development? ACFID has taken what we see as the top ten myths about Australian aid and demystified them.
This article reports on a major action research program that experimented with the use of cross-age peer teaching in schools to assist teachers to manage conflict issues in their classrooms, and to re-engage disaffected students in learning.
The research, which was conducted in a...
Japan will remain an introverted strategic player during the next decade, and for Australia, the challenge is how to partner with that inward-looking Japan.
Japan has endured a difficult couple of decades, but probably confronts another. With its economy stalled, its political system still...
This report contributes to the debate about approaches to gender within Australian non-government aid and development organisations. It highlights strong progress towards integration of gender in programming, and identifies gaps in related to performance and accountability mechanisms.
The current framework for improving aid effectiveness, the 'Paris' agenda of harmonisation and alignment, has been found lacking. Alternatives are needed. This paper highlights some examples of recent innovations in the management and delivery of development aid. Drawing upon Barder (2009) and Howes (2011), the...
This report suggests that with rising Chinese influence in the region, the US appears to doubt that Australia can deliver on South Pacific issues.
The Pacific Island members of the United Nations now meet under the rubric of the Pacific Small Islands Developing States...
The violent border clashes between Thailand and Cambodia earlier this year have challenged the Association of South East Asian Nations to turn its rhetoric into action, but more robust diplomacy is required to end a still unresolved conflict.
Border clashes between Thailand and Cambodia...