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Biting the bullet: civil society, social learning and the transformation of local governance

Johnson, Hazel and Wilson, Gordon (2000). Biting the bullet: civil society, social learning and the transformation of local governance. World Development, 28(11) pp. 1891–1906.

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This paper focuses on how three actors of development interventions negotiate and manage their interrelations, interests, goals and outcomes of action in contexts of social inequality and relative power. The research takes an action-oriented approach to analyzing the structured and active representation of roles and interests in development initiatives. The key question is how socially hierarchical structures and processes might be managed to create a positive change in the status of hitherto excluded or marginal groups.

Item Type: Journal Article
Copyright Holders: 2000 Elsevier Science Ltd.
ISSN: 0305-750X
Keywords: Africa; Zimbabwe; waste management; institutional sustainability; partnership; participation; community
Academic Unit/Department: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Politics, Philosophy, Economics, Development, Geography
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS)
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: OpenSpace Research Centre (OSRC)
Innovation, Knowledge & Development research centre (IKD)
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Item ID: 11453
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Date Deposited: 22 Aug 2008 09:18
Last Modified: 04 Oct 2016 10:11
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