The Evolution of the Community Health Worker program in Papua New Guinea (2017)

Cathy Lepi Pilang, Marion Grey, Florin Oprescu Remote and Rural Health November 2017 Volume 17 Issue 4 OpenAccess version here. Papua New Guinea (PNG) has a special history in regard to the training of Community Health Workers (CHWs) and is currently preparing its frontline health workforce to serve the 85% of the total PNG populationContinue reading “The Evolution of the Community Health Worker program in Papua New Guinea (2017)”

The Evolution of Counterinsurgency Warfare: A Historical Overview (2011)

Oscar Palma Morales Revista de Relaciones Internacionales, Estrategia y Seguridad “This paper makes a historical overview of the evolution of counterinsurgency in order to understand that this concept has not been rigid and static through the ages. It intends to explain why the understanding of counterinsurgency, its objectives and scope, the actors involved in itsContinue reading “The Evolution of Counterinsurgency Warfare: A Historical Overview (2011)”

The United States’ Cyber Warfare History: Implications on Modern Cyber Operational Structures and Policymaking (2017)

Omry Haizler The Institute for National Security Studies, Tel Aviv University “This article will touch upon two main components of the United States’ cybersphere and cyber warfare. First, it will review three cyber incidents during different time periods, as the US infrastructure, mechanisms, and policies were gradually evolving. It will analyze the conceptual, operational, and legislativeContinue reading “The United States’ Cyber Warfare History: Implications on Modern Cyber Operational Structures and Policymaking (2017)”

Introduction: Changing Waterscapes in the Mekong Region – Historical Background and Context (2009)

François Molle, Tira Foran and Philippe Floch n book: Contested Waterscapes in the Mekong Region: Hydropower, Livelihoods and Governance Openaccess version here.

The Delta Machine: Water Management in the Vietnamese Mekong Delta in Historical and Contemporary Perspectives (2009)

David Biggs, Fiona Miller, Chu Thai Hoanh and François Molle In Contested waterscapes in the Mekong Region : hydropower, livelihoods and governance, p.203-225 Openaccess version downloadable here.

Historical origins of persistent inequality in Nigeria (2016)

Belinda Archibong “Horizontal inequality by ethnic group has remained remarkably persistent for wealth, education, and access to certain services in Nigeria. While significant gains in the reduction of inequality and improvement in access have been made for more locally administered services, outcomes are stickier and largely divergent for wealth, education, and historically federally administered servicesContinue reading “Historical origins of persistent inequality in Nigeria (2016)”

“Historical Analysis of Educational Policies in Nigeria: Trends and Implications” (2018)

B. Daniel-Kalio International Journal of Scientific Research in Education, 11(2), 247-264. “After a critical review of relevant literature, examination of education ordinances and codes, National Policy documents and relevant documents of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, the paper showed that different educational policies have been formulated since the colonial era to date. The paper reviewedContinue reading ““Historical Analysis of Educational Policies in Nigeria: Trends and Implications” (2018)”

“The Case for History as a Tool to Change the World” (2017)

Cody J. Foster Published online at History News Network here. “As a “hard” social science, history can be used as an antidote to make the world a better place. Applied history can shape public policy, allow for better informed citizens, and help to enhance society. It can inspire students to appreciate the study of theContinue reading ““The Case for History as a Tool to Change the World” (2017)”

“The Case for Applied History” (2020)

Iskander Rehman Published online for AFPC here. “….This is where applied history, with its prudential rejection of presentism, teleological certainty, and overweening positivism, can prove most useful. It furnishes a healthy skepticism in the face of those who, starting from grand theories or first principles, are determined to engineer tidy sets of explanations applicable acrossContinue reading ““The Case for Applied History” (2020)”

“The Case for Applied History: Can the Study of the Past Really Help Us to Understand the Present?” (2018)

Robert Crowcroft Published online in History Today vol. 68, no. 9 (September, 2018) here. “Given that history is so policy-relevant, the scepticism of the majority of professionals about ‘applied history’ is a shame. First, it displays a lack of awareness of the provenance of the discipline. Second, it implies a misunderstanding of causation – theContinue reading ““The Case for Applied History: Can the Study of the Past Really Help Us to Understand the Present?” (2018)”