Global Change Leaders
Political-Contextual Analysis and Self-Leadership
AWID - Association for Women's Rights in Development
Association for Women's Rights in Development (AWID). (2004).
Intersectionality: A tool for gender and economic justice. Toronto: AWID.
Batliwala, S. (2011).
Feminist leadership for social transformation: Clearing the conceptual cloud. New Delhi: CREA. (2.99 Mb pdf)
Chandler, D. (2008).
The impact of social modeling, cultural values, and support systems on the leadership development of emerging global women leaders. Advancing Women in Leadership Journal, 28.
DAWN - Development Alternatives with Women for a New Era
Gregorc, A. in DePorter, B. (n.d.).
Check your personal thinking style.
Ramdas, K. (2011, April).
Radical women, embracing tradition [Video file]. (18:40 min.)
Simon-Kumar, R. (2011).
The analytics of "gendering" the post-neoliberal state. Social Politics, 18(3), 441-468.
Rosser-Mims, D. (2010).
Black feminism: An epistemological framework for exploring how race and gender impact black women’s leadership development. Advancing Women in Leadership Journal, 30(15), 1-8. (131K pdf)
United Nations. (2016).
Progress of the world's women 2015-2016: Transforming economies, realizing rights. New York: United Nations.
UN Women, United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women
World Bank. (2011).
World development report 2012: Gender equality and development. Washington, DC: World Bank.
Wujec, T. (2011).
Build a tower, build a team [Video file]. (6:52 min.)
Below, C. L., & Tripp, K. D. (2010).
Freeing the social entrepreneur. Stanford Social Innovation Review, 7, 36-41.
Bojer, M., Knuth, M., & Magner, C. (2006).
Mapping dialogue: A research project profiling dialogue tools and processes for social change. Johannesburg, South Africa: Pioneers of Change Associates. (2.83 Mb pdf)
Davis, S. (2002).
Social entrepreneurship: Towards an entrepreneurial culture for social and economic development. Prepared for the Youth Employment Summit, September 7-11. (260K pdf)
Guijt, I. (2010).
Rethinking monitoring in a complex messy partnership in Brazil. Development in Practice, 20(8), 1027-1044. (StFX access only).
Harvard Business Review, full text: 1922-current. (StFX access only).
Drucker, P. (1998). The discipline of innovation.
Harvard Business Review, 76(6), 3-8.
Fuda, P., & Badham, R. (2011). Fire, snowball, mask, movie: How leaders spark and sustain change.
Harvard Business Review, 89(11), 145-148.
Leviner, N., Crutchfield, L. R., & Wells, D. (2007).
Understanding the impact of social entrepreneurs: Ashoka's answer to the challenge of measuring effectiveness. London: Ashoka Foundation.
Malhotra, A., Schulte, J., Patel, P. & Petesch, P. (2009).
Innovation for women’s empowerment and gender equality. Washington, DC: International Centre for Research on Women.
Mathie, A. & Cunningham, G. (Eds.). (2008). From clients to citizens: Communities changing the course of their own development. Rugby, UK: Practical Action.
Library has hard copy: 307.112 M426f.
Michalko, M. (2012, April 28).
How geniuses think: Thumbnail descriptions of thinking strategies used by creative geniuses [Web log post]. The Creativity Post.
SEWA - Self Employed Women's Association
Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship
Stanford Social Innovation Review
Schmid, H. (2006).
Leadership styles and leadership change in human and community service organizations. Non-Profit Management & Leadership, 17(2), 179-194. (StFX access only).
Talgem, I. (2009, October).
Lead like the great conductors [Video file]. (20:51 min.)
University of Michigan. (2011).
Understanding the impact of positive deviance in work organizations.
Batliwala, S. (2012).
Changing their world: Concepts and practices of women's movements. (2 nd ed.). Toronto: AWID.
Cameron, C., Ghosh, S. & Eaton, S. (2010).
Facilitating communities in designing and using their own community health impact assessment tool (Draft). (75K pdf).
Coady International Institute. (n.d.).
ABCD - case studies of successful asset-based and citizen-led development.
Community Driven Health Impact Assessment certificate courselinks provided by the Marie Michael Library.
Cunningham, G. & Fiander, K. (2008).
By their own hands: 200 years of building community in St. Andrews, Nova Scotia (Occasional Paper 7). Antigonish: Coady International Institute. (504K pdf)
Dunn, A., & Gaventa, J. (2007).
Building inclusive citizenship and democracies. ID21 Focus. (498K pdf)
Eyben, R., & Ladbury, S. (2006).
Building effective states: Taking a citizen's perspective. Sussex: Development Research Centre on Citizenship, Participation and Accountability. (558K pdf)
Friends of Maiti Nepal. (2011).
Anuradha Koirala. As the founder and executive director of Maiti Nepal, Ms. Koirala is an activist and lecturer who has dedicated her life to combating the sexual exploitation of women and children.
Green Belt Movement. (2011).
Wangari Maathai. A tribute to the life of Wangari Maathai, the founder of the Green Belt Movement.
Gaventa, J. (2002).
Introduction: Exploring citizenship, participation and accountability. Sussex: Institute of Development Studies. First published in IDS Bulletin, 33(2). (247K pdf)
Gaventa, J. (2006).
Finding the spaces for change: A power analysis. IDS Bulletin, 37(6), 23-33. (120K pdf)
Gladkikh, O. (2010).
Advocacy & citizen engagement (Course manual). Antigonish: Coady International Institute. (5.42 Mb pdf)
Mathie, A. & Ghore, Y. (2011).
Innovative types of formal member-based organizations (MBOs): Towards an analysis of trends and a guide to MBO potential. (Technical report to IDRC Grant No. 106282-010). Antigonish: Coady International Institute. (1.26 Mb pdf)
Mathie, A. & Puntenney, D. (2009).
From clients to citizens: Deepening the practice of asset-based and citizen-led development. Conversations from the ABCD Forum, July 8-10, Antigonish, Nova Scotia. (1.19 Mb pdf)
Mohanty, R., Thompson, L., & Coelho, V.S. (2011).
Mobilizing the state? Social mobilisation and state interaction in India, Brazil and South Africa. (IDS Working Paper 359). (106K pdf)
Oxfam GB. (2011).
Citizenship. Gender & Development, 19(3). Library has hard copy.
People Assessing Their Health (PATH). (2002).
PATHways II: The next steps: a guide to community health impact assessment. (277K pdf)
The Powercube: Understanding power for social change
Sivers, D. (2010, April).
How to start a movement [Video file]. (3:10 min.)
Readings and Case Studies
Achola, P. (2012).
Kakenya Ntaiya: Empowering Maasai girls in Kenya. (Global Change Leaders case study). Antigonish, NS: Coady Institute. (529K pdf)
Albu, M. & Schneider, H. (2008).
Marking markets work for poor: Comparing M4P and SLA frameworks: case studies. Bern: Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation. (459K pdf)
Catholic Relief Services. (2009).
Getting to market: From agriculture to agroenterprise. Baltimore, MD: Catholic Relief Services. Ebook available for download.
Daconto, G., et al. (2011).
Power in enterprise: Manual to strengthen the internal governance of community-based enterprise organizations. Kigali, Rwanda: CARE, Oxfam. (4.25 Mb pdf)
Dwyer, L., & Cagoco-Guiam, R. (n.d.).
Gender and conflict in Mindanao. [n.l.]: The Asia Foundation. (4.35 Mb pdf)
Helmore, K. (2011).
Tanzania: Linking savings groups to mobile banking. S. Chidiac (Ed.). (Access Africa technical learning series, no. 2). Atlanta, GA: CARE USA. (1.23 Mb pdf)
Hess, R. (2012).
Dr. Bogaletch Gebre: KMG Ethiopia. (Global Change Leaders case study). Antigonish, NS: Coady Institute. (574K pdf)
Innovations for Poverty Action. (n.d.).
Reconciliation, conflict and development: A field experiment in Sierra Leone. (Study summary). (123K pdf)
Jones, L., & Hess, R. (2012).
Perveen Shaikh: Promoting women's economic leadership in Pakistan. (Global Change Leaders case study). Antigonish, NS: Coady Institute. (458K pdf)
Kabeer, N. (1999).
Resources, agency, achievements: Reflections on the measurement of women's empowerment. Development and Change, 30(3), 435-464. (StFX only)
Lee, N. (2012).
Ela Bhatt: Organizing self-employed women in India. (Global Change Leaders case study). Antigonish, NS: Coady Institute. (554K pdf)
Lee, N. (2012).
Dr. Zilda Arns Neumann: Humanizing the health care system in Brazil. (Global Change Leaders case study). Antigonish, NS: Coady Institute. (559K pdf)
Mathie, A. & Ghore, Y. (2011).
Innovative types of formal member-based organization (MBOs): Towards an analysis of trends and a guide to MBO potential. Antigonish, NS: Coady Institute. A technical report to the IDRC. (1.29 Mb pdf)
Mayoux, L. & Mackie, G. (2007).
Making the strongest links: A practical guide to mainstreaming gender analysis in value chain development. Geneva, Switzerland: ILO. (1.88 Mb pdf)
Nissanke, M. & Thorbecke, E. (2010).
Linking globalization to poverty in Asia, Latin America and Africa. (Policy brief, no. 3). Helsinki, Finland: United Nations University. (895K pdf)
Social Enterprise Institute at Northeastern University. (2011, October 28).
Aravind eye care system.
Unleashing entrepreneurship: Making business work for the poor. New York: UNDP. (2.24 Mb pdf)
Waldron, I., Price, S., & Eghan, F. (2014).
North End matters: Using the People Assessing Their Health Process (PATH) to explore the social determinants of health in the African Nova Scotian community in the North End: A pilot study report. Halifax, NS: Dalhousie University. (5.11 Mb pdf)
Alter, S. K. (2000).
A business planning reference guide for social enterprises. In S. K. Alter, , (pp. 14-43). (Rev. ed.). Washington, DC: Save the Children. (443K pdf) Managing the double bottom line: A business planning reference guide for social enterprises
Budlender, D., Sharp, R., & Allen, K. (1998).
How to do a gender-sensitive budget analysis: Contemporary research and practice. London: Commonwealth Secretariat (536K pdf).
Center for Social Innovation, Stanford University. (n.d.).
The social business model canvas. (1.36 Mb pdf)
Ffrench-Constant, L. (n.d.).
How to plan, write and communicate an effective policy brief: Three steps to success. [n.l.]: Research to Action. (379K pdf)
Meyanathan, S., et al. (2012).
Addressing AIDS fatigue with non-traditional communication approaches: The C-change community conversation toolkit: participatory development, use, and evaluation. [n.l.]: USAID. (1.01 Mb pdf)
Meyanathan, S., et al. (n.d.).
Community Conversion Toolkit on HIV Prevention: Participatory development use, and evaluation. (2.02 Mb pdf)
Parker, W. (2012).
Group dialogue and critical reflection for HIV prevention: An evaluation of the C-Change Community Conversion Toolkit. Washington, DC: C-Change. (870K pdf)
Pereznieto, P. & Taylor, G. (2014).
A review of approaches and methods to measure economic empowerment of women and girls. Gender & Development, 22(2), 233-251.
Research methods course links provided by the Coady International Institute.
Schneemann, J. & Vredeveld, T. (2015).
Guidelines for value chain selection: Integrating economic, environmental, social and institutional criteria. H. J. Zinnkann, et al. (Eds.). Bonn, Germany: GIZ. (1.15 Mb pdf)