Participatory Learning and Action: with 100 field Methods

Studies in Rural Participation Series
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  • Author :Neela Mukherjee
  • Year of Publication :2002
  • ISBN: :9788170229438
  • Language: :English
  • Binding: :Hard Bound
  • No of Pages: 335
  • Size: 23 cms
  • Categories: Developmental Studies, Sociology

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About the Book :

In recent years, participatory inquiry with local communities has led to a series of innovative approaches, methods, practices, procedures, tools, techniques and ways. In the present book Participatory Learning and Action With 100 Field Methods a range of methods have been described an documented based on innovative and diverse field experience from different countries and localities. The book has one of the largest collection of participatory methods and practice sverbal, visual and diagrammatic and also those for improving personal qualities, traits, attributes and analytical skills. The present book is an essential reference book on participatory sustainable development. Written in a lucid style the book is fully illustrated with applications from different countries and localities. The book is meant for development practitioners, field workers, project managers, extension agencies, field researchers, policy makers, donor agencies, students of rural and urban development and all others associated with development practice and its challenges.

About Author :

Neela Mukherjee, is currently working as a development practitioner, researcher, trainer and a resource person to multiple organizations, both India and abroad. She is associated with a Delhi-based enterprise called "Development Tracks, RTC" involved in cutting-edge research, consultancy and training activities. Formerly, a Professor of Economics at the LBS National Academy of Administration Mussoorie, India and an alumna of the London School of Economics and Political Science, London, her major areas of current research include participatory and sustainable development practices, community perspectives, empowerment and livelihood related issues. She has written extensively in her areas of interest. Her books include "Participatory Rural Appraisal, Methodology and Applications" (1993), "Questionnaire Survey & Participatory Rural Appraisal" (1995), "Participatory Appraisal of Natural Resources" (1997) and "Participatory Learning and Action with 100 Field Methods" (2002) published by Concept Publishing Company, New Delhi. Her present book "Alternative Perspectives on Livelihoods, Agriculture and Air Pollution, agriculture in urban and peri-urban areas in a developing country" published in 2001 by Ashgate Publishing Co., U.K. describes community perspectives on the impact of air pollution as an agricultural, economic and societal concern. Dr. Mukherjee is also the editor of a series on "Learning to Share" of which, two volumes (1997 and 2000) have been published by Concept Publishing Company, Delhi. Dr. Mukherjee other professional interest include multilateral negotiations at the World Trade Organization, trade barriers and developing countries, environmental impact assessment for policy implications and political economy of greenhouse gases. She has researched, lectured and conducted workshops worldwide and has written a number of books and papers in both national and international journals.