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The Big Issue
Article

The Big Issue

Purpose: to provide homeless people with a means to generate income. The Big Issue is a street newspaper that homeless people purchase at 40 – 50…
10 April 2008Julie Caulier Grice
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MHAS – Modernisation of Hearing Aids Services
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MHAS – Modernisation of Hearing Aids Services

The RNID (Royal National Institute for Deaf People) was keen to address the fact that new technology was not reaching up to 2 million NHS hearing ai…
SIX
10 April 2008
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The Collaborative City
Housing

The Collaborative City

Through future scenarios ranging from the highly probable to the highly improbable but potentially high impact, The Collaborative City draws out imp…
SIX
31 March 2008
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Wide Open: Open source methods and their future potential
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Wide Open: Open source methods and their future potential

http://www.demos.co.uk/publications/wideopen
28 March 2008Omar Salem
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Digital Pioneers
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Digital Pioneers

The action program Digital Pioneers is meant for innovative grass-root Internet initiatives. This fund gives financial and organisational support to…
21 March 2008Julie Caulier Grice
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Divine - Fairtrade Chocolate Company
Consumption

Divine - Fairtrade Chocolate Company

Divine is the Fairtrade Chocolate Company co-owned bythe cocoa farmers cooperative Kuapa Kokoo in Ghana, who not onlyreceive a fair price for their…
SIX
13 March 2008
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The Connected Republic 2.0
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The Connected Republic 2.0

This 18pp White paper explores the huge opportunities today’s increasingly connected world offers the public sector. The more collaborative and fl…
13 March 2008Jeorn Offete
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The World Bank Participation Sourcebook
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The World Bank Participation Sourcebook

Participation is a rich concept that means different things to different people in different settings. For some, it is a matter of principle; for ot…
SIX
5 March 2008
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Making a Difference: A guide to evaluating public participation in central government
Policy

Making a Difference: A guide to evaluating public participation in central government

Public participation has become a central plank of public policy-making. Increasingly, decision-makers at all levels of government build citizen and…
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5 March 2008
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Personal Politics: Democracy, Participation and Collective Action
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Personal Politics: Democracy, Participation and Collective Action

Personal Politics: Democracy, Participation and Collective Action was commissioned by the Carnegie UK Trust to inform the launch of the Trust’s ne…
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5 March 2008
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Michael Adjaye - Belize - Trekforce Expeditions
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Michael Adjaye - Belize - Trekforce Expeditions

Michael had finished University and decided that he wanted to go on a gap year before moving into full-time employment. After meeting Ivan Wise from…
28 February 2008Worldwide Volunteering
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Making it Personal
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Making it Personal

This report advocates a simple yet transformational approach to public services – self-directed services – which allocate people budgets so they…
27 February 2008Julie Caulier Grice
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