Explores teachers' professional development in China and the concept of professional learning communities to evaluate and enhance teacher quality and school effectiveness in secondary schools.
An exploratory qualitative study of three South Asian countries to illuminate how social forms and organisations in health are created, managed and sustained, including key roles in the development of medicine and health services knowledge.
This research project examines labour conditions at firm level in Shanghai and Delhi, focusing on the garment and construction sectors and investigating how the working poor in these sectors fared from the global recession to date.
The research examines Amartya Sen's contention that shame is an attribute of poverty in all societies. Shame is believed to reduce a person's agency, the capacity to act constructively, and to increase social exclusion which, in turn, curtail economic development.
Principal Investigator: Sven Wunder. Lead Organisation: Centre for International Forestry Research, CIFOR (Forests and Livelihoods)
Co-Investigators: Fiona Jane Chandler (CIFOR); Dana William Sunderlin (CIFOR): Frank Ellis (University of East Anglia); Murray Belcher (CIFOR); Arild Angelsen (CIFOR); Katrina Brown (University of Exeter)