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The Long-Term Effects of Immersion Experiences on Development Activism in Ireland – A Case Study of the Belvedere College Calcutta Exchange Programme

Immersion programmes have grown in popularity over the last decade. They represent an approach to development education which is relatively unproven and at one end of the spectrum of experiential learning. This study is an examination of the effectiveness of such programmes at creating a lasting engagement with development issues by the participants into their …

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Experiences of self-definition within LGBTQ activism in Bangalore, India: the case of Sangama, its sub and splinter groups

From a post development perspective much of the emphasis on participation in current development discourse only incorporates local needs into external strategies. Sexual and gender expression needs are rarely incorporated into such strategies. This research investigated whether groups who functioned independently of foreign or state NGO structures were able to move past a nominal participation, …

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