Grassroot Horizons (häftad)
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Grassroot Horizons (häftad)

Grassroot Horizons

Connecting participatory development initiatives East and West

Häftad Engelska, 1995-01-01
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Grassroot activists and researchers build on their varied personal experiences to clarify and strengthen the effectiveness of participatory group action in overcoming impoverishment, oppression and exclusion.
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He has co-coordinated the Participatory Development Group and Forum with Kersten Johnson at the East-West Center, where he is Senior Fellow Emeritus.


Preface iii; About the Authors ix; I. A WORKSHOP THAT CONNECTED; 1. WHY WAS THE WORKSHOP SPECIAL? 3; Editors, Looking Back 3; Who and Why the Workshop? 4; Criteria of Selection 4; Identifying Participants 5; On the Workshop Process 5; Songs and Opening Style 5; Agenda Review: Divergent Expectations 6; Experience- or Issue-Based Discussion? 7; Ways of Knowing 8; Revolt, Then Bonding 9; Ka'ala: the Weekend and After 9; Experiences and Principles of Participatory Action: Fifteen Case Profiles 12; Dharma: Self-discipline and Love 12; Integrated Farming in the Philippines: The Whole Person 15; Coalitions of Fisherfolk: From the Visayas to Parliament 18; Creating People's Institutions in Inner City Chicago 19; Adapting Asian Institutions in Rural America 20; Knowing by Seeing, Confidence by Sharing: Newfoundland Model 21; The Deaf in Thailand: Overcoming Cultural Exclusion 23; In the Heajt of India: Education and Structural Struggles 26; Proshika: Plurality of Approaches in Bangladesh 29; "We do it Ourselves": Bangladesh Women's Organization 31; Living Together: A Base Community in Manila 34; Transforming the Law to Support People's Rights 36; Renewal with Nature: The Restoration of Hawaiian Identity 39; Evergreen: An Educational Base for Community Action 41; Single Women against Poverty: Overcoming Exclusion in Canada 43; Reflecting on the Profiles: Issues of Political Economy 43; Qualities and Relationships in Participatory Initiatives 45; Synthesis and Momentum 45; Forging the Synthesis 45; Synthesis Statement 49; Weaving the Lei 52; Editors' Reflections 53; II. IDENTITY AND SOLIDARITY; Preface to Part II 63; 2. THE FOREIGN MISSIONARY ENTERS FILIPINO SOIL: RECALL THE DISCONNECTIONS 67; Sister Christine Tan; 3. GRASSROOTS COMMUNICATIVE ACTION AND CULTURAL; RENEWAL: BANGLADESH INITIATIVES 73; Syed A. Rahim; 4. SINGLE MOTHERS UNITING AGAINST POVERTY 93; Sharon Taylor; 5. SIGNS OF COMMUNITY: DEAF IDENTITY AND THE; PARADOX OF DIFFERENCE 123; Owen Wrigley; 6. TOWARDS AN ALTERNATIVE DEVELOPMENT PARADIGM 151; Md. Anisur Rahman; Editors' Reflections, Part II 172; Self and Other: The Insider-Outsider Relationship 172; Help and Autonomy 174; Challenging, Cascading lib; III. BUILDING SPACES TO TRANSFORM THE; STRUCTURES; Preface to Part III 185; Editorial Opener 188; Creating Spaces to Change the Structures 188; 7. SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN THE PHILIPPINES: THE LAKAS-ODISCO APPROACH 191; Laurentino D. Bascug; 8. SELF-RELIANCE AMONG THE RURAL POOR: LEARNING PROCESSES IN NORTH INDIA 207; Varun Vidyarthi; 9. COMMUNITY-BASED, COMMUNITY-DETERMINED; EDUCATION: NEW PARTNERSHIPS BETWEEN UNIVERSITIES; AND INDIGENOUS PEOPLE'S COMMUNITIES 229; Russell Fox and Carol Minugh; Addendum: Widening Spaces through Participatory; Video 240; Tony Williamson; 10. COALITION-BUILDING IN DIVERSITY 243; Kari Anderson Lende; Editors' Reflections, Part HI 265; Structures, Scale, Coalition-building 265; Counterviolence or Nonviolence? 268; Autonomy, Rights, Nonviolence 271; IV. TRANSFORMATIONS THE COMPASS ROUND; Preface to Part IV 277; Editorial Openers 281; Equity Overcoming Deprivation: First Change the Discourse 281; Moving Inward West and East, North and South: Control of Assets 284; Self and Other: When We Connect 293; 11. THE ENVIRONMENT AND DEMOCRATIC PROCESSES: NGO ROLES IN BANGLADESH 299; Khushi Kabir; 12. A THAI COMMUNITY EXPERIENCE IN BIODIVERSITY; CONSERVATION: DEFINITIONS FROM THE INSIDE 309; Penny Levin; 13. LOCALLY BASED, ECOLOGICALLY SOUND, AND SOCIALLY; INNOVATIVE DEVELOPMENT: THE CONTRIBUTIONS OF; COMMUNITY SUPPORTED AGRICULTURE TO THE; GLOBAL DIALOGUE 325; Arthur Getz; 14. SUSTENANCE AND SUSTAINABILITY: SOME VALUES AND; PRINCIPLES UNDERLYING SOCIALLY-JUST, SUSTAINABLE; DEVELOPMENT 345; Kersten L. Johnson; 15. THE WORKSHOP AS A BRIDGE 369; Puanani Burgess