The power of participation : PRA and policy

Format:Paper
Blackburn, James|Chambers, Robert
Publication year: 
1996

This paper outlines how PRA can be of value to the policy making process by drawing on practical examples from around the world. The paper argues that not only is PRA important in providing poor people with a voice but that it can also challenge the perceptions, behaviours and attitudes of those in authority. The paper warns of the dangers of rapid scaling up of PRA.

Source publication information
Series: 
IDS Policy briefing, Issue 7
Pages: 
4p.
Publisher
IDS
Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex, Brighton BN1 9RE, UK
Brighton
Publisher reference: 
Institute of Development Studies

How to find this resource

Shelfmark in IDS Resource Centre
D : Governance : Participation in Policy Processes 2834
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