Paper $41.95 ISBN: 9781842774618 Published October 2004 For sale in North and South America only
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Participation - From Tyranny to Transformation

Exploring New Approaches to Participation in Development

Edited by Samuel Hickey and Giles Mohan

Participation - From Tyranny to Transformation

Edited by Samuel Hickey and Giles Mohan

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304 pages | 5.4375 x 8.5
Paper $41.95 ISBN: 9781842774618 Published October 2004 For sale in North and South America only
Cloth $99.95 ISBN: 9781842774601 Published October 2004 For sale in North and South America only
Contents
Contents
Acknowledgements
List of Contributors

Part I: From Tyranny to Transformation?
1. Towards participation as transformation: critical themes and challenges for a post-tyranny agenda
Sam Hickey and Giles Mohan
2. Towards Participatory Local Governance: Assessing the Transformative Possibilities
John Gaventa
3. Rules of Thumb for Participatory Change Agents
Bill Cooke

Part 2: Rethinking participation
4. Relocating Participation within a Radical Politics of Development: Critical Modernism and Citizenship
Giles Mohan and Sam Hickey
5 Spaces for transformation? Reflections on issues of power and difference in participation in development
Andrea Cornwall
6. Towards a Repoliticisation of Participatory Development: Political Capabilities and Spaces of Empowerment
Glyn Williams

Part 3: Participation as popular agency: reconnecting with underlying processes of development
7. Participation, resistance and problems with the 'local' in Peru: towards a new political contract?
Susan Vincent
8. The 'Transformative' Unfolding of 'Tyrannical' Participation: The Corv‚e Tradition and Ongoing Local Politics in Western Nepal
Katsuhiko Masaki
9. Morality, Citizenship and Participatory Development in an Indigenous Development Association: the case of GPSDO and the Sebat bet Gurage of Ethiopia
Leroi Henry

Part 4: Realising transformative participation in practice: state and civil responses
10. Relocating participation within a radical politics of development: insights from political action and practice
Sam Hickey and Giles Mohan
11. Securing voice and transforming practice in local government: The role of federating in grassroots development
Diana Mitlin
12. Participatory Municipal Development Plans in Brazil: Divergent Partners Constructing Common Futures
Glauco Regis Florisbelo
13. Confrontations with power: Moving beyond 'the tyranny of safety' in participation
Ute Kelly
14. Failing Forward: going beyond PRA and imposed forms of participation
Giles Mohan and Mark Waddington

Part V: Donors and participation: caught between tyranny and transformation?
15, Participation in Poverty Reduction Strategies: Democracy Strengthened or Democracy Undermined?
David Brown
16. Beyond the technical fix? Participation in donor approaches to rights-based development
Jeremy Holland, Mary Ann Brocklesby and Charles Abugre

Part 6: Broader perspectives on from tyranny to transformation
17. The social embeddedness of agency and decision-making
Frances Cleaver
18. Theorizing participation and institutional change: ethnography and political economy
Anthony Bebbington

Index
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