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Hearing silenced voices: developing community with an advisory committee

This article focuses on the challenge and effects of adhering to community participation as a principle of community development and the related issue of reflecting diverse representation in prevention and health promotion planning. As a requirement of fu ...

Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 18:00

Academic-community collaboration, gender research, and development: pitfalls and possibilities

Collaboration has become a watchword for development practitioners and theorists. Yet collaboration or partnerships between academics and community-based researchers and activists have often proved difficult. This is particularly true for partnerships wit ...

Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 18:02

How can PhD research contribute to the global health research agenda?

We suggest that PhD and post-doctoral researchers are a strong, untapped resource with the potential to make a real contribution to global health research (GHR). However, we raise some ethical, institutional, and funding issues that either discourage new ...

Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 18:02

The Participatory Change Process: a capacity building model from a US NGO

This paper describes the Participatory Change Process (PCP), a model that promotes the formation and action of sustainable grassroots organisations in poor and marginalised communities, using participatory learning and action methods to provide people wit ...

Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 18:03

Embracing marginality: place-making vs development in Gardenton, Manitoba

Based on a two-year, multi-method study of ‘development’ in one small community in rural Manitoba, Canada, the article examines how the community and people’s reasons for living there have both changed and remained consistent since the beginning of the ar ...

Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 18:07

Learning from complexity: the International Development Research Centres experience with Outcome Mapping

This paper introduces the major concepts of Outcome Mapping and discusses the International Development Research Centres experience in developing and implementing Outcome Mapping with Northern and Southern research organisations. It explores how the funda ...

Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 18:09

Guest learning and adaptation in the field: a Navajo case study

In many development projects, individuals from one organisation are assigned and relocated to another organisation. For these guests to be effective in the provision of technical assistance requires them to learn about and adapt to the local milieu. Using ...

Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 18:09