Perceptions of urban violence : participatory appraisal techniques

Publication year: 
2000

The paper presents guidelines for undertaking urban appraisals on violence that evolved from a World Bank funded policy focused research on community perceptions of violence in Guatemala and Colombia. By reviewing relevant conceptual frameworks, discussing the need for conducting participatory urban appraisals for research on violence and assessing the tools for appraisal, the authors show the rationale for and importance of participatory urban appraisals.

Source publication information
Series: 
Latin America and Caribbean Region Sustainable Development working paper No. 7 Urban Peace Program Series
Pages: 
30 p.
Publisher
World Bank
World Bank, 1818 H Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20433, USA
Washington, DC
Publisher reference: 
World Bank