Local governance and community action : how poor and marginalized people can achieve change

Abstract: Case studies from Nepal, Malawi, Kenya, Viet Nam and Tanzania show how local governance dynamics are central to the process of change that enable people to claim their rights. A thorough analysis of local power relations can inform approaches to increase the probability of bringing about change.

Author(s): Rowlands, Jo; Gaag, Nikki Van Der

Source(s): , Programme insights 10 p., ill. Programme insights

Published: 2012 Oxfam GB, Oxford (English

ISBN/ISSN: 978-1-78077-110-6/

Link: http://policy-practice.oxfam.org.uk/publications/download?Id=451720&dl=http://oxfamilibrary.openrepository.com/oxfam/bitstream/10546/226731/1/pi-local-governance-overview-250512-en.pdf

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