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Development Studies 2.0

Alex Jameson enters the blogosphere and explores the potential of social media as a tool for the learnings and education of develpment students. From Twitter and Google Reader to the presentations of Hans Rosling and the writings of Owen Barder, Duncan Green and Alanna Shaikh, social media can shape, challenge and orientate our approaches to development as both students and...
Warning! Take with a grain of realistic salt: working in development Reflection 

Warning! Take with a grain of realistic salt: working in development

Guest contributor, Alex Jameson, is currently working as a Youth Training Coordinator with Street Kids International in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. In this article, Alex describes what recent development graduates should expect when entering the field. In dispelling a number of myths, he offers a very blunt, honest and provocative account based on his own experiences as both a student and...