Category Archives: Action

Change at hand: Web 2.0 for Development

This special issue has been co-published by the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) and the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation EU-ACP (CTA).  There are dozens of emerging interactive web services and applications, sometimes referred to as … Continue reading

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How to Choose the Right Technology for Your Digital Activism Campaign

Read Read also: How to Choose the Right Technology for Your Digital Activism Campaign: Advanced Google’s Revolution Factory – Alliance of Youth Movements This site offers how to guides for using a wide range digital technologies in your social movement … Continue reading

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The Unconquerable World: Power, Nonviolence, and the Will of the People

Read Throughout history civilization has been shaped by war. Now, after a century of unprecedented devastation, it seems humankind is preparing to embark on another cycle of violence. Are we condemned to be in a state of perpetual warfare? In … Continue reading

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Power and Action in Critical Theory Across Disciplines – Implications for Critical Community Psychology

Read   Although critical scholarship and community psychology share similar aspirations, the links between them remain unexplored and under-theorized. In this article we explore the implications of critical scholarship in various specialties for the field of community psychology. To understand … Continue reading

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Vygotskian collaborative project of social transformation – History, politics, and practice in knowledge construction

Read Vygotsky’s theory has recently evolved as an innovative approach to many fundamental issues in psychology and education. Ironically, however, his legacy is mostly portrayed from the standpoint of outdated – cognitivist and individualist – views on science and history, … Continue reading

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Self-organization of Complex, Intelligent Systems – An action ontology for transdisciplinary integration

This paper reviews the general philosophy underlying the transdisciplinary research in the Evolution, Complexity and Cognition (ECCO) group. The ECCO conceptual framework is based on an ontology of action: the fundamental constituents of reality are seen as actions and the … Continue reading

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