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The Global Cities Index 2010 - A FP special report
Networks

The Global Cities Index 2010 - A FP special report

In 2010, five of the world's 10 most global cities are in Asia and the Pacific: Tokyo, Hong Kong, Singapore, Sydney, and Seoul. Three -- New York, C…
23 August 2010Kine Nordstokka
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Urban Legends
Article

Urban Legends

The article, Urban Legends, is dismantling some of the common urban legends of today and promotes a new approach to city development and innovation.…
23 August 2010Kine Nordstokka
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Beyond City Limits
Design

Beyond City Limits

This article argues that the 21st century will not be dominated by America or China, Brazil or India, but by the city. In an age that appears increa…
23 August 2010Kine Nordstokka
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Privatisation of Public Services and The Role of Social Enterprises
Article

Privatisation of Public Services and The Role of Social Enterprises

This paper focuses on privatisation during the 1980s to the present day, with special emphasis on the role of the social enterprise in the area of c…
23 August 2010Louise Pulford
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Using the Power of Networking and Video To Disrupt the Community Violence Epidemic
Article

Using the Power of Networking and Video To Disrupt the Community Violence Epidemic

Cure Violence, a not-for-profit partnership that fuses technology with public art, health, and safety, is successfully disrupting the epidemic of co…
18 August 2010Louise Pulford
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Social innovation is my motivation'
Article

Social innovation is my motivation'

Interactive research techniques involving visual media are allowing designers to gain unprecedented insight into areas of social need. To read the…
17 August 2010Louise Pulford
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Social Innovation - Let's hear those ideas
Policy

Social Innovation - Let's hear those ideas

In America and Britain governments hope that a partnership with “social entrepreneurs” can solve some of society’s most intractable problems R…
17 August 2010Louise Pulford
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Innovation in Education
Education

Innovation in Education

The challenges of 21st century involve changes not only on ‘the way we learn and what we learn but also how we learn’. Josephine Green expresses…
17 August 2010Kine Nordstokka
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Charles Leadbeater: The internet can facilitate social change
Capacity Building

Charles Leadbeater: The internet can facilitate social change

Author and social entrepreneur Charles Leadbeater says that new technology can give ordinary people the means to tackle social problems in direct,…
9 August 2010Louise Pulford
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Learning from Extremes
Capacity Building

Learning from Extremes

'In the next few decades, hundreds of millions of young, poor families will migrate to cities in the developing world in search of work and opportun…
4 August 2010Louise Pulford
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Flying from the Nest
Article

Flying from the Nest

In Afghanistan, faced with the education system in ruins, Aschiana and Aina (local NGO's) were able to create a training centre to teach multimedia…
3 August 2010Louise Pulford
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Scaling new heights: How to Spot Small Successes in the Public Sector and Make Them Big
Tools

Scaling new heights: How to Spot Small Successes in the Public Sector and Make Them Big

President Clinton once said, "nearly every problem has been solved by someone, somewhere. The challenge of the 21st century is to find out what work…
5 July 2010Kine Nordstokka
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