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Civil Society

 

Social innovations that enrich society and enhance democratic participation

 

The Color Bind: Talking (and Not Talking) About Race at Work

The Color Bind explores how color blindness and "color cognizance" can influence professional interactions.

 
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Law Without Lawyers

Timap for Justice trains ordinary citizens to provide legal assistance in a country—Sierra Leone—where legal professionals are scarce.

 

Visualizing Citizenship

Supplements to the article “Citizen Chronicles.”

By SSIR Editors
 

Citizen Chronicles

A program in Alberta, Canada, showcases the way that people with disabilities contribute actively to their communities. Includes magazine extras.

 

Lean In—Together

Gender pay equity is higher in countries where women's involvement in advocacy and organizing efforts is more robust.

 

Safety as a Civil Right

Lawless violence in the developing world is a plague that undermines efforts to end extreme poverty.

Reviewed By Connie Rice | 1 | Spring 2014
 

Going With the “Idea Flow”

An emerging "data-driven" science of human behavior promises to help us understand and solve social problems.

Reviewed By Amir Goldberg | Spring 2014
 
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The Power of Being Seen

People are more apt to behave in socially responsible ways when they think that others might take notice.

 
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Beyond Diplomacy

Civil society organizations are dramatically changing how countries bring an end to violent political conflict.

 
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A Sporting Chance

In troubled spots around the world, Right to Play shows how fun and games can be a serious tool for development.