Monthly Archives: February 2018

Education for Human Development

The question of the conditions that ought to characterize social justice has been deeply studied by numerous scholars, including Amartya Sen, Martha Nussbaum and Nancy Fraser. Although there are differences among their arguments and those offered by other scholars writing … Continue reading

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Perspective, Power and Complexity at the Planning Table: Thoughts for NGOs Working in International Development

I served as an intern with a “successful” European Union (EU) funded dairy improvement Extension education project in rural Eastern Turkey, in the Fall of 2006. I have been uncomfortable with the role of development in improving people’s lives since … Continue reading

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Compensation in Cuba: Employee Engagement and Motivation through a Socialist Lens

Introduction Fidel Castro’s rise to power in 1959 changed the course of Cuba’s relatively short-lived independence, moving the nation from the corrupt dictatorship of Fulgencio Batista to a Marxist-  Leninist-inspired regime (Britannica). Although faulted by many Western critics for the … Continue reading

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