Research Group Member Profile
Dr Gina Porter - all publications
- Porter, Gina & Mawdsley, Emma (2008). Mobility and development. Geography Review 21(4): 16-18.
Book chapters: online
- •Hampshire, Kate, Porter, Gina, , Kilpatrick, Kate, Kyei, Peter, Adjaloo, Michael & Oppong, George (2011). (Published). Bridging the Child Right gap in a refugee context: survival strategies and impact on inter-generational relations. In Children’s rights in Ghana: reality or rhetoric?. Ame, Robert, Agbenyiga, D. & Apt, Nana Lexington. 59-73.
- Fatima Alikhan, Peter Kyei, Emma Mawdsley, Gina Porter, Saraswati Raju, Janet Townsend & Rameswari Varma (2007). NGOs and the State in the Twenty-First Century: Ghana and India. Oxford: INTRAC.
- E. Mawdsley, J. Townsend, G. Porter & P. Oakley (2002). Knowledge, power and development agendas: NGOs North and South. Oxford: INTRAC.
- Grieco, M., M. Ndulo, D. Bryceson, G. Porter & T. McCray (2009). Africa, transport and the Millennium Development Goals: achieving an internationally set agenda. Cambridge Scholars Publishing.
- P. Fernando & G. Porter (2002). Balancing the load: women, gender and transport. London: Zed Books.
Edited works: contributions
- Lyon, F., & Porter,G. (2010). Evolving institutions of trust: personalized and institutional bases of trust in Nigerian and Ghanaian food trading. In Organizational trust: a cultural perspective. Saunders, M.N>K, Skinner, D., Dietz, G., Gillespie, N. & Lewicki, R,J. Cambridge University Press. 255-278.
- Porter, Gina (2009). Children, (im)mobility and transport in sub-Saharan Africa: implications for 2009 Africa, transport and the Millennium Development Goals. In Africa, transport and the Millennium Development Goals. Grieco, M., M. Ndulo, D. Bryceson, G. Porter & T. McCray Cambridge Scholars. 177-195.
- Townsend, J., Mawdsley, E. & Porter, G. (2008). Development hegemonies and local outcomes: Women and NGOs in low income countries. In Globalization: Theory and Practice. Kofman, E. & Youngs, G. London: Continuum. 87-97.
- Porter, Gina & Lyon, Fergus (2006). Social capital as culture? Promoting cooperative action in Ghana. In Culture and development in a globalizing world. Radcliffe, Sarah A. Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge. 150-170.
- F. Lyon & G. Porter (2005). The social relations of economic life and networks of civic engagement: social capital and targeted development in West Africa. In West African worlds: local and regional paths through development, modernity and globalisation. R. Cline-Cole & E. Robson London: Pearson Education.
- J. Townsend, E. Mawdsley & G. Porter: (2003). Development hegemonies and local outcomes: women and NGOs in low-income countries. In Globalization: theory and practice. E. Koffman & G. Youngs London: Continuum.
- J. Townsend, E. Mawdsley & G. Porter (2002). Challenges for NGOs. In The Arnold Companion to Development Studies. V. Desai & R. Potter London: Arnold.
Edited works: journals
- Porter, G. (2013). Rural access, health and disability in sub-Saharan Africa; lessons for transport policy and practice from recent transport services research. World Transport Policy and Practice, 19 (2).
- Porter,G., Townsend,J. & Hampshire,K. (2012). Children and young people as producers of knowledge. Children’s Geographies 10, 2, 10 (2).
Journal papers: academic
- Porter, G., Hampshire, K., Dunn, C., Hall, R. Levesley, M., Burton, K., Robson,S., Abane, A., Blell, M. & Panther, J. (2013). Health impacts of pedestrian headloading: a review of the evidence with particular reference to women and children in sub-Saharan Africa. Social Science & Medicine 88: 90-97.
- PORTER, Gina , HAMPSHIRE, Kate, ABANE, Albert, MUNTHALI, Alister, ROBSON, Elsbeth, MASHIRI, Mac, TANLE, Augustine, MAPONYA, Goodhope & DUBE, Sipho (2012). Child Porterage and Africa’s Transport Gap: Evidence from Ghana, Malawi and South Africa. World Development 40(10): 2136-2154.
- Porter, G., Blaufuss, K., Owusu Acheampong & F. (2012). Gendered patterns of IMT adoption and use: Learning from action research. Research in Transportation Economics 34(1): 11.
- Porter, Gina (2012). Mobile phones, livelihoods and the poor in Sub-Saharan Africa: review and prospect. Geography Compass 6(5): 241.
- Hampshire, K., Porter, G., Owusu, S.,, Mariwah, S., Abane, A., Robson, E., Munthali, A., Mashiri, M., Maponya, G., & Bourdillon, M. (2012). Taking the long view: temporal considerations in the ethics of children’s research activity and knowledge production. Children’s Geographies 10(2): 219-232.
- Porter, G., Hampshire, K., Abane, A., Robson, E., Munthali, A., Mashiri, M. & Tanle, A. (2012). Youth, mobility and mobile phones in Africa: findings from a three-country study. Information Technology for Development 18(2): 145.
- Porter, Gina (2011). 'I think a woman who travels a lot is befriending other men and that's why she travels': mobility constraints and their implications for rural women and girls in sub-Saharan Africa. Gender, place and culture 18(1): 65-81.
- Porter, G., Hampshire, K., Abane, A., Tanle, A., Esia-Donkoh, K., Amoako Sekyi, R., Agblorti, S., Owusu & S.A. (2011). Mobility, education and livelihood trajectories for young people in rural Ghana: a gender perspective. Children's Geographies 9(3-4): 395.
- Porter, G., K. Hampshire, A. Munthali & E. Robson (2011). Mobility, surveillance and control of children in the everyday: perspectives from sub-Saharan Africa. Surveillance and Society 9, (1/2): 114-131.
- Hampshire, K. Porter,G. Asiedu Owusu, S. Tanle, A.,Abane, A. (2011). Out of the reach of children? Young people’s health-seeking practices and agency in Africa’s newly-emerging therapeutic landscapes. Social Science & Medicine 73(5): 702.
- Hampshire K. Porter, G. Mashiri, M., Maponya, M. & Dube, S. (2011). Proposing love on the way to school: mobility, sexuality and youth transitions in South Africa. Culture, Health & Sexuality 13(2): 217.
- Porter G.,, Hampshire,K., Abane,A., Tanle, A. Munthali, A., Robson,E. Mashiri,M., Maponya,G. & Dube, S. (2011). Young people’s transport and mobility in sub-Saharan Africa: the gendered journey to school. Documents d’Analisi Geografica 57(1): 61-79.
- Porter, G., K, Hampshire, A. Abane, A. Munthali, E. Robson, M, Mashiri & Augustine Tanle (2010). Youth transport, mobility and security in sub-Saharan Africa: the gendered journey to school. World Transport Policy and Practice 16(1): 51-71.
- Porter, G., K. Hampshire, M. Mashiri, S. Dube & G. Maponya (2010). ‘Youthscapes’ and escapes in rural Africa: education, mobility and livelihood trajectories for young people in Eastern Cape, South Africa. Journal of International Development 22(8): 1090.
- Porter, Gina, Hampshire, Kate Bourdillon Michael, Robson Elsbeth, Munthali Alister, Abane, Albet & Mashiri, Mac (2010). Children as Research Collaborators: Issues and Reflections from a Mobility Study in Sub-Saharan Africa. American Journal of Community Psychology 46: 215-227.
- Porter, G., Lyon, F., Adamu, F. & Obafemi, L. (2010). Conflict and cooperation in market spaces: learning from the operation of local networks of civic engagement in African market trade. Human Organization 69(1): 31-42.
- Porter, G., Hampshire, K., Abane, A., Robson, E., Munthali, A., Mashiri, M. & Tanle, Augustine (2010). Moving young lives: Mobility, immobility and inter-generational tensions in urban Africa. Geoforum 41(5): 796-804.
- Porter, Gina (2010). Transport planning in sub-Saharan Africa III. The challenges of meeting children and young people’s mobility and transport needs. Progress report 3. Progress in Development Studies 10(2): 169-180.
- Porter, G., Hampshire, K., Abane, A., Munthali, A., Robson, E., Mashiri, M. & Maponya, G. (2010). Where dogs, ghosts and lions roam: learning from mobile ethnographies on the journey from school. Children’s Geographies 8(2): 91-105.
- Robson, E., G. Porter, K. Hampshire & M. Bourdillon (2009). ‘Doing it right?’ working with young researchers in Malawi to investigate children, transport and mobility. Children’s Geographies 7,4: 467-480 7(4): 467-480.
- Lyon F & Porter, G. (2009). Market institutions, trust and norms: exploring moral economies in Nigerian food systems. Cambridge Journal of Economics 33(5): 903-920.
- Porter, Gina & Abane, Albert (2008). Increasing children’s participation in African transport planning: reflections on methodological issues in a child-centred research project. Children’s Geographies 6(2): 151-167.
- Hampshire, Kate, Porter, Gina , Kilpatrick, Kate, Kyei, Peter, Adjaloo, Michael & Oppong, George (2008). Liminal spaces: changing inter-generational relations among long-term Liberian refugees in Ghana. Human Organization 67(1): 25-36.
- Porter, Gina , Hampshire, Kate, Kyei, Peter, Adjaloo, Michael Rapoo, George & Kilpatrick, Kate (2008). Linkages between livelihood opportunities and refugee-host relations: learning from the experiences of Liberian camp-based refugees in Ghana. Journal of Refugee Studies 21(2): 230-252.
- Porter, Gina (2008). Transport planning in sub-Saharan Africa II: putting gender into mobility and transport planning in Africa. Progress in Development Studies 8(3): 281-89.
- Porter, Gina, Lyon, Fergus & Potts, Deborah (2007). Market institutions and urban food supply in West and Southern Africa: a review. Progress in Development Studies 7(2): 115-134.
- Porter, Gina (2007). Transport planning in sub-Saharan Africa. Progress in Development Studies 7(3): 251-257.
- Porter, Gina , Blaufuss, Kathrin & Owusu Acheampong, Frank (2007). Youth, mobility and rural livelihoods in sub-Saharan Africa: perspectives from Ghana and Nigeria. Africa Insight 37(3): 420-431.
- Binns,Tony, Porter,Gina, Nel,Etienne & Kyei,Peter (2006). Decentralizing poverty? reflections on the experience of decentralisation and the capacity to achieve local development in Ghana and South Africa. Africa Insight 35(4): 21-31.
- Porter, Gina (2006). From periodic markets to supermarkets: what hope for sustainable food markets in Africa? Journal of Sustainable Development 2(2): 2-8.
- Porter, G. & Lyon, F. (2006). Groups as a means or an end? Social capital and the promotion of cooperation in Ghana. Environment and Planning D: Society and Space 24(2): 249-262.
- J.G. Townsend, G. Porter & E.Mawdsley (2004). Creating spaces of resistance: development NGOs and their clients in Ghana, India and Mexico. Antipode 36(5): 871-889.
- Porter, G., Harris, F., Lyon, F., Dung, J. & Adepetu, A.A. (2003). Markets, ethnicity and environment in a vulnerable landscape: the case of small-scale vegetable production on the Jos Plateau, Nigeria, 1991-2001. Geographical Journal 169(4): 370-381.
- Porter, G. (2003). NGOs and poverty reduction in a globalising world: perspectives from Ghana. Progress in Development Studies 3,2: 131-145 3(2): 131-145.
- , G. Porter (2002). Improving mobility and access for the off-road rural poor through Intermediate Means of Transport. World Transport Policy and Practice 8(4): 6-19.
- Porter, G. (2002). Living in a walking world: rural mobility and social equity issues in sub-Saharan Africa. World Development 30(2): 285-300.
- J.G, Townsend G. Porter & E. Mawdsley (2002). The role of the transnational community of non-government organisations: governance or poverty reduction? Journal of International Development 14(6): 829-839.
- Porter, G., Rufino-Dabat, C. & Ramos da Souza, H. (2001). Local labour markets and the reconfiguration of the sugar industry in north-east Brazil. Antipode 33(5): 826-854.
Journal papers: online
- Porter, Gina (2012). Reflections on a century of road transport developments in West Africa and their (gendered) impacts on the rural poor. EchoGéo 20(April-June 2012): 1-14.
- Porter, G., K. Hampshire, A. Munthali & E. Robson (2011). Mobility, surveillance and control of children in the everyday: perspectives from sub-Saharan Africa. Surveillance and Society 9(1/2): 114-131.
- Lyon, Fergus & Porter, Gina (2007). Market institutions, trust and norms: exploring moral economies in Nigerian food systems. Cambridge Journal of Economics 2007: 1-18.
- Porter, G. (Published). Special issue editorial: Rural access, health and disability in sub-Saharan Africa: lessons for transport policy and practice from recent transport services research. World Transport Policy and Practice 19(2): 3-6.