Empowerment : an approach for development in rural areas of Iran

Abstract: Empowerment as a strategy for rural development in Iran is discussed. A distinction is made between social, political, psychological, and organizational empowerment. An integrated approach is advocated, involving local governnment, community support, and decentralized sectoral approaches.

Author(s): Allahdadi, Fatemeh

Source(s): , Journal of American science; Vol. 7, No. 5 p. 378-381, ill Journal of American science Vol. 7, No. 5

Published: 2011 Journal of American science, [Richmond Hill, NY] (English

ISBN/ISSN: /1545-1003

Link: http://www.jofamericanscience.org/journals/am-sci/am0705/50_5238am0705_378_381.pdf

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