Challenging Capacity Building: Comparative Perspectives

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S. Kenny, M. Clarke
Palgrave Macmillan UK, Jun 30, 2010 - Social Science - 269 pages
Interrogates the idea of capacity building theoretically and explores the variety of meanings, constructions and practices of capacity building. This book examines capacity building in both developing and developed countries and takes the position that fragile communities are present in all societies.

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SUE KENNY is Director of the Centre for Citizenship, Development and Human Rights at Deakin University, Australia. She has extensive research and consultancy experience in development issues in Australia and internationally and has published widely on community development and non-government organisations.

MATTHEW CLARKE is Deputy Head of the School of International and Political Studies and the Course Director of the International and Community Development program at Deakin University, Australia. He also undertakes regular evaluations of community development projects in the Pacific and South-east Asia.