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Reports, papers and studies, 1986-2002

MS. Oxfam DON/2/2

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Including reports and studies by former members of Oxfam staff, and on Oxfam and its work by external researchers. Comprises:

Folder 1: 1986-1999, comprising:
  1. 'Teaching Against Prejudice and Stereotyping: A practical handbook for use with the 15-19 age-range' by Rob Evans and Og Thomas, Oxford Polytechnic Development Education Unit, Aug 1986
  2. 'The Participatory Research Approach (PRA) as a Method in Community Participation ' by A. Odhiambo Anacleti, 1986. Draft.
  3. 'Constrained Crusaders? British Charities and Development Education' by Steven H. Arnold, School of International Service, The American University, Washington D.C., Sep 1987
  4. 'Oxfam's Kenya Restocking Project' by Jon R. Moris, Overseas Development Institute (ODI), Sep 1988. ODI Pastoral Development Network Paper 26c. Paper originally presented at Oxfam's Arid Lands Management Workshop, Cotonou, Benin, 23-27 March 1987 and based on field visits undertaken in January 1987.
  5. 'The Principles of Fundraising - a presentation by Guy Stringer CBE FRSA: Fifteen Points to Consider', summary of a presentation made by Guy Stringer to the Legal Resources Trust and Legal Resources Centre Annual General Meeting, 14-16 April 1989
  6. 'The Marketing of Mercy. A review of the emergency response capability of the League of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, and of other agencies' by Robert Dodd, May 1991
  7. 'The Expanding Role of the United Nations and its implications for UK policy. House of Commons Foreign Affairs Committee Session 1992-93. Minutes of Evidence, 25 Nov 1992'. Includes memorandum submitted by Tony Vaux on behalf of Oxfam.
  8. The Centre for the Study of Global Governance Discussion Paper 1 by Sir Austin Bide FRSC: 'The Influence of Science and Technology Versus Social Progress' and Discussion Paper 2 by Frank Judd [former Director of Oxfam] 'Global Governance: A Cry for Action', Jan 1993
  9. 'UK NGOs and International Advocacy: Some Critical Thoughts' by Michael Edwards, Head of Overseas Information and Research, Save the Children Fund, 1993. Michael Edwards had been an Oxfam Field Director in Zambia and Malawi in the 1980s.
  10. 'The Collapse of the State and the International Humanitarian Industry - The New World Order in Emergencies' by Nicholas Stockton, Feb 1995
  11. 'Becoming a Learning Organisation, or, the Search for the Holy Grail?', Aga Khan Foundation Canada Round Table paper by Michael A. Edwards, Save the Children Fund UK, May 1996. Draft.
  12. 'Livelihoods Approaches Compared: A brief comparison of the livelihoods approaches of the UK Department for International Development (DFID), CARE, Oxfam and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)' by Diana Carney with Michael Drinkwater and Tamara Rusinow (CARE), Koos Neefjes (Oxfam), and Samir Wanmali and Naresh Singh (UNDP), Nov 1999
Folder 2: 2000-2002, comprising:
  1. Asylum: A Balanced View. Centre for Reform Paper No. 15, including 'The Voucher Scheme for UK Asylum Seekers' by Sandy Ruxton, 2000
  2. 'How to Challenge a Colossus - Engaging with the World Bank and the IMF' by Geraldine Terry, Gender and Development Network, Feb 2001
  3. 'Terms of Engagement: A policy review' by Nicholas Leader, Overseas Development Institute, Apr 2001
  4. 'Operationalising Peacebuilding and Conflict Reduction. Case Study: Oxfam in Sri Lanka. University of Bradford Centre for Conflict Resolution, Department of Peace Studies Working Paper 11', by Simon Harris and Nick Lewer, Aug 2002
  5. ' 'Almost an Oxfam in itself': Oxfam, Ujamaa and development in Tanzania' by Michael Jennings, 2002. As published in African Affairs 101, 2002


  • 1986-2002


1 box (2 folders)


MS. Oxfam DON/2/2

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