Development Methods and Approaches : Critical Reflections

By: Jo Rowlands

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Many aid agencies adopt values-based approaches to development – requiring, for instance, that they should be rights-based, participatory, gender-equitable, and sustainable – but these approaches are often at odds with the methods that the agencies actually adopt. This selection of essays offers critical readings of fashionable tools such as Participatory Rural Appraisal (PRA) and Logical Frameworks, in addition to presenting less familiar methods. Two central themes emerge: that a project-based approach tends to distort rather than illuminate the wider picture; and that whatever the ideology underpinning a given method, its impact will depend on the skills and understanding of those applying it. Printed Pages: 302.

Title: Development Methods and Approaches : Critical Reflections

Author Name: Jo Rowlands

Categories: India, Economics,

Publisher: New Delhi, Rawat Publications: 2006

ISBN: 8170339235

ISBN 13: 9788170339236

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Seller ID: 701779

Keywords: Development Methods and Approaches : Critical Reflections Jo Rowlands