This book examines how Indigenous peoples around the world are demanding greater data sovereignty, and challenging the ways in which governments have historically used Indigenous data to develop policies and programs.
This study presents an application of the Functional Resonance Analysis Method (FRAM) for the modelling of a chain of wastes.
This research seeks to identify the main competences of professionals in charge of Lean implementations in Construction Projects from a Latin American point of view, as a basis for the development of key behavioural indicators (KBI).
The slum, self-constructed houses and neighbourhoods, signifies the dwelling and home for a very representative part of humanity. This text analyses the different typologies and the different possible and ethical strategies for foreseeing, for remaking and for the resettlement of these self-produced neighbourhoods.
Integration of lean and information technology to enable a customization strategy in affordable housing
Affordable housing developers in Latin America would benefit from moving away from mass housing construction and expanding the variety of choice they offer to their customers in order to create greater customer satisfaction. Admittedly, offering variety poses operational challenges that may increase cost and extend...
Venezuela is suffering an unprecedented human rights crisis that is not only affecting millions of people inside the country, but which has also forced one in every ten people in Venezuela to leave their homes in the last four years.
The purpose of this paper is to review the literature on Culturally Responsive Schooling regarding Aborigines and other nations' first peoples. While special focus is given to this issue, for the schooling of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people in Australia the...
This artcile studies the case of Fundación Paraguaya—the first and longest-running non-governmental organisation in Paraguay.
Facebook's 'Free Basics' app proportedly aimed to help people without Internet access. This research suggests that in contrast to this claim, the app primarily serves the needs of Facebook and other corporations, compromising user experience in order to achieve business objectives.
Effects of certification schemes for agricultural production on socio-economic outcomes in low- and middle-income countries
What effects do certification schemes for sustainable agricultural production have on household and individual well-being in low- and middle-income countries? This systematic review suggests the results are mixed, but identify contextual factors that may influence positive outcomes.