Doing Development Research

Author: Vandana Desai
Publisher: Pine Forge Press
ISBN: 1412902843
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Informed by years of research experience, this book draws together many strands of action research and participatory methods, demonstrating their diverse applications and showing how they interrelate.

Research For Development

Author: Sophie Laws
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1412932688
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This book provides a comprehensive introduction and handbook for undertaking and managing research in development.

Participatory Research And Development For Sustainable Agriculture And Natural Resource Management Enabling Participatory Research And Development

Author: Julian F. Gonsalves
Publisher: IDRC
ISBN: 1552501825
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In short, we need now to look at our own institutions, those doing 'development',
with assisting other cultures, or nations, to succeed, progress and develop. We
who work in development need to examine more critically our institutions and
organizations, and our own behaviors, reflexively and introspectively. To some
extent the top has now been taken off the Pandora's box of aid agency and
development research institution cultures ('cultures' plural: there is no single
mode), and it is ...

Research And Fieldwork In Development

Author: Daniel Hammett
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 113411074X
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This book will, we hope, have given you both a sense of the realities of doing
development research and a sense of enthusiasm for the research endeavour. In
planning our own fieldwork – whether on individual or group projects or leading
student fieldtrips – we regularly work through many of the questions, concerns
and experiences outlined in this book. We know that development research can
be complex, uncertain and challenging. We also know that, because of these
very same ...

Methodological Challenges And New Approaches To Research In International Development

Author: L. Camfield
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137293624
Size: 56.66 MB
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Forthis reason the volume has dualand potentially competing goals–bothdoing
development research better and seeingthe field of knowledge in development
as telling us somethingabout thatworldandthe intereststhat definewhat is
important or understandable init. My discussion of the background to
theseproblems isinformed by Bourdieu's concept of “epistemic reflexivity” (
Bourdieu and Wacquant, 1992), which extends from theindividual researcher
toencompass scientific practice ...

Feminists Doing Development

Author: Marilyn Porter
Publisher: Zed Books
ISBN: 9781856496940
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It alters their view; they see our community differently and have a much more
positive sense of it. They see us as a community that produces positive things.
This woman's words brought it together for me: feminist community development
work is about who we work (or partner) with and how we do this partnering. Over
the last decade I have been involved in many feminist participatory action
research projects, and have come to believe that if feminist research is research
for change, ...

Fifty Key Thinkers On Development

Author: David Simon
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134304889
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Her recent books include The Companion to Development Studies (2002) and
Doing Development Research (2006) both co-edited with Robert Potter; and Thc
Introduction to Displacement (2001) co- authored with Jenny Robinson. Arturo
Escobar was born in Colombia, where he studied chemical engineering in the
hope of helping his country to 'develop'. After working for a number of years in the
areas of food and nutrition - including a master's degree and a year with
Colombia's ...

Basic Research Methods

Author: Gerard Guthrie
Publisher: SAGE Publications India
ISBN: 8132105966
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Doing Development Research. New Delhi: Vistaar. Fien, J., D. Yencken and H.
Sykes (eds). (2002). Young People and the Environment: An Asia-Pacific
Perspective. Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers. Frame, Janet. (1961).
Faces in the Water. New York: Braziller ———. (1989). An Autobiography (
Collected Edition). Auckland: Century Hutchinson. Reprinted in 2008 as An
Angel at My Table. London: Virago. Gall, M., J. Gall and W. Borg. (2006).
Educational Research: contents ...

Development Fieldwork

Author: Regina Scheyvens
Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
ISBN: 9780761948896
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Regina Scheyvens and Donovan Storey draw upon a rich and diverse set of fieldwork experiences across the developing world, in both rural and urban settings, and utilize case studies to illustrate the many common issues and challenges that ...

Key Concepts In Development Geography

Author: Rob Potter
Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
ISBN: 0857025856
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Key Concepts in Development Geography is a new kind of textbook that forms part of an innovative set of companion texts for the human geography sub-disciplines.