Participatory Community Development Set
This book set, made up of three best-selling books written by Peter Westoby, along with Lucius Botes, Anthony Kelly, David Palmer and Athena Lathouras, offers the latest perspectives in participatory development. Together, the books frame a profound vision of what genuinely human-centered develop...
Transdisciplinary Knowledge Co-production for Sustainable Cities
Kerstin Hemström, David Simon, Henrietta Palmer, Beth Perry, Merritt Polk
How can we create new practices for research collaboration that mirror the complexities we are facing around the world, including the impacts of climate change, widening inequalities, decreasing biodiversity and untenable consumption levels? Transdisciplinary co-production aims to address this issue...
Práctica del Desarrollo Participativo
Desde los grupos de pueblos originarios, profesores que ejercen la docencia y trabajadores(as) de comunidades locales e internacionales surge el deseo de construir comunidades. Práctica del Desarrollo Participativo ofrece una base teórica y aplicada para repensar la práctica del desarrollo, que está...
Participatory Development Practice
From indigenous people’s groups, classroom teachers, and local and international community workers comes the desire to build community. Participatory Development Practice provides a theoretical and applied base for rethinking development practice that is deeply influenced by a ‘community’ developmen...
Do you want to want to spend time on the other side of the world, seeing how people in developing countries live, and doing something to ‘make a difference’? Do you want to get first-hand experience of grassroots development as you start a career in international development? Volunteer Voices is a g...
People's Knowledge and Participatory Action Research
The world of research run by universities and other institutions is dominated by a culture that is white, upper-middle class and male. When people from communities that have previously been excluded are asked to take part in research – even participative research -- they are seldom able to do so on...
The processes of international development often mean that beneficiaries have pre-designed programmes imposed upon them. Even the most well-intentioned development projects are often constrained by funding requirements from fulfilling their vision of social justice, with the result that poor, margin...
Jeremy Holland, Robert Chambers
Local people can generate their own numbers and the statistics that result are powerful for themselves and can influence policy. Development practitioners are supporting and facilitating participatory statistics from community-level planning right up to sector and national-level policy processes. St...
From Poverty to Power
This new edition of From Poverty to Power has been fully revised and now includes a new chapter with an in-depth analysis of the human impact of the global financial and food crises. From Poverty to Power argues that a radical redistribution of power, opportunities, and assets rather than traditiona...
Fighting Poverty with Facts
Fighting Poverty with Facts: Community-based monitoring systems