Participatory Development in Kenya

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Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2010 - Business & Economics - 182 pages
Using an in-depth study of the Basic Education Improvement Project (BEIP) implemented by the Government of Kenya, the authors of this book critically assess the fit between policy, practice and theory of Participatory Development (PDev) to shed light on theoretical debates that are on-going in development.
 

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Contents

Theories and Models of Participatory Development
13
The New Centralism
39
Development Cooperation Partnerships and Accountability
71
The Methods Process and Outcomes of Participation in BEIP
97
Empowerment Sustainability and Social Transformation
125
Implications to Participatory Development Policy
157
Bibliography
171
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Josephine Syokau Mwanzia, Senior Assistant Director of Social Infrastructure, Ministry of State for Public Service, Ministry of Nairobi Metropolitan Development, Kenya and Robert Craig Strathdee, Associate Professor, School of Education Policy and Implementation , Faculty of Education,Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand

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