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Montecucco, Nitamo Federico. “Towards a New Ecological and Social Sustainability: The Evolution of Planetary Consciousness in the Light of Brain Coherence Research.” World Futures 55, no. 2 (2000): 129–36. https://doi.org/10.1080/02604027.2000.9972774. 

The study presented in this paper starts from the assumption that the state of the global system – which today is one of transformation, crisis and uncertainty – reflects the collective inner state of consciousness of…

Chandra, Anita, and Joie Acosta. 2009. “The Role of Nongovernmental Organizations in Long-Term Human Recovery After Disaster: Reflections from Louisiana Four Years After Hurricane Katrina.” In The Role of Nongovernmental Organizations in Long-Term Human Recovery After Disaster: Reflections From Louisiana Four Years After Hurricane Katrina, 1st ed., 1–14. RAND Corporation. http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.7249/op277rc.8.

This paper seeks to address the roles of NGOs and the challenges they face in the process of responding to crises. Using specific situations where NGOs faced challenges in their responses to Hurricane Katrina, the…

Sanmugeswaran, Pathmanesan. “How are Tamil Villages Reconstructed? Ethnography of Place-Making in Post-war Reconstruction in Sri Lanka.” In Rebuilding Communities After Displacement, edited by Mo Hamza, Dilanthi Amaratunga, Richard Haigh, Chamindi Malalgoda, Chathuranganee Jayakody, and Anuradha Senanayake, 269-288. Cham: Springer, 2023.

This paper presents research on Tamil placemaking practices, arguing that the post-conflict reconstruction of Tamil Hindu villages is a process in which Jaffna Tamils cultivate a post-war sense of place by recollecting…