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The participation reader

Author: Andrea Cornwall
Publisher: London ; New York : Zed Books, 2011.
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Explores the conceptual and methodological dimensions of participatory research and the politics and practice of participation in development.


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrea Cornwall
ISBN: 9781842774021 1842774026 9781842774038 1842774034
OCLC Number: 802074944
Description: XX, 443 s. : il. ; 23 cm
Contents: Part I - What is Participation?1. A Ladder of Citizen Participation - Sherry R. Arnstein2. The Many Faces of Participation - Matthias Stiefel and Marshall Wolfe3. What is Meant by People's Participation? - N. C. Saxena4. Participation's Place in Rural Development: Seeking Clarity Through Specificity - John Cohen and Norman Uphoff5. Depoliticizing Development: the Uses and Abuses of Participation - Sarah White6. Participation: the Ascendancy of a Buzzword in the Neo-Liberal Era - Pablo Alejandro LealPart II - Participatory Methodologies: Principles and Applications7. Production and Diffusion of New Knowledge - Orlando Fals Borda8. The Historical Roots and Contemporary Urges in Participatory Research - Rajesh Tandon9. New Paradigm Research Manifesto - New Paradigm Research Group London10. Doing Feminist Participatory Research - Patricia Maguire11. Cooperative Inquiry - Peter Reason12. PRA Five Years Later - Robert Chambers and Irene Guijt13. Ten Myths About PRA - Ian Scoones14. Growing From the Grassroots: Building Participatory Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation Methods in PARC - Janet Symes and Sa'ed Jasser15. Tools for Empowerment: Community Exchanges - Sheela Patel16. Citizens Juries: a Radical Alternative for Social Research - Tom Wakeford17. Voices Aloud: Making Communication and Change Together - Oga Steve Abah18. Powerful Grassroots Women Communicators: Participatory Video in Bangladesh - Renuka Bery and Sara StuartPart III - Community and Participatory Development: Principles and Practice19. Managing Local Participation: Rhetoric and Reality - Robert Chambers20. Community Participation: History, Concepts and Controversies - James Midgley21. The Making and Marketing of Participatory Development - David Mosse22. Whose Voices? Whose Choices? Reflections on Gender and Participatory Development - Andrea Cornwall23. Ethnicity and Participatory Development Methods in Botswana: Some Participants Are to Be Seen and Not Heard - Tlamelo Mompati and Gerard Prinsen24. Towards a Repoliticization of Participatory Development: Political Capabilities and Spaces of Empowerment - Glyn WilliamsPart IV - Participaton in Governance25. Towards Participatory Local Governance: Six Propositions for Discussion - John Gaventa26. The Politics of Domesticating Participation in Rural India - Ranjita Mohanty27. Aiding Policy? Civil society Engagement in Tanzania's PRSP - Elaina Mack28. Participation Without Representation: Chiefs, Councils and Forestry Law in the West African Sahel - Jesse C. Ribo29. Talking Politics in Participatory Governance - Gianpaolo Baocchi30. Co-Governance for Accountability: Beyond 'Exit' and 'Voice' - John AckermanPart V - Participation as Collective Action: Mobilization, Insurgency and Struggle31. Users as Citizens: Collective Action and the Local Governance of Welfare - Marion Barnes32. Insurgency and Spaces of Active Citizenship: the Story of the Western Cape Anti-Eviction Campaign in South Africa - Faranak Miraftab and Shana Wills33. Pedagogical Guerrillas, Armed Democrats and Revolutionary Counter-Publics: Examining Paradox in the Zapatista Uprising in Chiapas, Mexico - Josee Johnston34. Bodies as Sites of Struggle: Naripokkho and the Movement for Women's Rights in Bangladesh - Shireen Huq35. Citizenship: a Perverse Confluence - Evelina Dagnino
Responsibility: ed. by Andrea Cornwall.


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