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ACCRU affiliates are active in disseminating a range of findings associated with their research in a variety of formats. Examples of ACCRU outputs not detailed under the current projects tab include:

The program design for the MTV EXIT Asia Phase IV Project (2012) was undertaken with support from AusAID and USAID, who are the project co-funders. The MTV EXIT project is a large multi-media campaign focused on human trafficking in Southeast Asia. Author: A.Skuse.

The paper Communication for Development Interventions in Fragile States: A Systematic Review (2012) has recently been completed and results from an AusAID supported program of research. Authors: A. Skuse, D. Rodger, G. Power, D. Friguglietti and T. Brimacombe.

The book Drama for Development: Cultural Translation and Social Change (2011) published by Sage is an edited collection of papers that examines radio and television dramas produced by the BBC World Service Trust in support of development, conflict reduction and social change. Editors: A. Skuse, M. Gillespie & G. Power. This work is part of the 'Tuning-in' UK Arts and Humanities (AHRC) funded project examining the wider role of the BBC World Service.

The book Developing Alternative Media Traditions in Nepal (2008) published by Lexington Books is a monograph that examines the development and use of community media in the hills of western Nepal. The book points to the potential and creativity of local media production and offers insights into the role of community media as a tool for development. Author: M. Wilmore.

Written for UNESCO, Poverty and Digital Inclusion (2007) is a book that looks at poverty, poverty reduction and the potential of ICTs to create new forms of exclusion, as well in delivering new opportunities for social inclusion. Authors: A. Skuse, J. Fildes, J. Tacchi, K. Martin & E. Baulch

Written for UNESCO, Local Information Networks (2006) is a book that looks at how ICTs are being incorporated into local communities in India and the potential technologies such as Internet have for new forms of social inclusion and dialogue. Authors: S. Nair, M. Jennaway & A. Skuse

Written for DFID, Voices of Change: Strategic Radio Support for Achieving the Millennium Development Goals (2006) examined the role that radio broadcasting - from national to community radio - plays in supporting development outcomes across a range of sectors and issues. Author: A. Skuse

Written for DFID, Radio Broadcasting for Health: A Decision Maker's Guide (2004) assesses the support radio broadcasting can provide in addressing a range of health issues. The publication looks at some of the core principles associated with effective health communication and how they can be implemented. Author: A. Skuse

Written for DFID, Working with the Media in Conflict and Other Emergencies (2000) examines the role of media in supporting processes of conflict mitigation, reduction, humanitarian information provision and its role in disaster risk reduction. Authors: A. Skuse & G. Adam


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