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Author Gaynor, Niamh, 1970-

Title Transforming participation? : the politics of development in Malawi and Ireland / Niamh Gaynor
Published Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 247 pages)
Series Rethinking international development series
Rethinking international development series.
Contents Cover; Contents; List of Tables; Preface and Acknowledgements; List of Abbreviations; Introduction: Participation and Development -- Beyond the Impasse?; Part I: Participation in Context; Part II: Participation in Practice; Part III: Transforming Participation?: Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Summary Do participatory processes open a political space to marginalized groups and individuals? Or do they co-opt and coerce groups to reinforce existing inequitable relations? In an innovative comparative study which breaks with tradition this book explores these questions by looking at Malawi and Ireland
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Civil society -- Ireland.
Civil society -- Malawi.
Community development -- Case studies.
Economic development -- Citizen participation -- Case studies.
Political participation -- Ireland.
Political participation -- Malawi.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Case studies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0230275230 (electronic bk.)
9780230275232 (electronic bk.)