Participatory practice: community-based action for transformative change

Ledwith, Margaret (2009) Participatory practice: community-based action for transformative change. Policy Press. Full text not available from this repository.

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Ledwith and Springett's innovative approach bridges the divide between ideas and practice and allows the development of the knowledge that is needed to bring about transformative social change. Their ideas are founded on two premises: firstly, that transformative practice begins in the everyday stories that people tell about their lives and that practical theory generated from these narratives is the best way to inform both policy and practice. Secondly, that participatory practice is a tool for examining this knowledge that allows practitioners to examine the way they view the world and to situate their local practice within bigger social issues. The book will be of interest to both academics and community-based practitioners.

Item Type: Book
Publisher: Policy Press
ISBN: 9781847420121
Departments: Academic Departments > Business, Law, Policing & Social Sciences (BLPSS)
Additional Information: Margaret Ledwith is Emeritus Professor of Community Development and Social Justice at the University of Cumbria, UK.
Depositing User: Anna Lupton
Date Deposited: 06 Nov 2017 11:39
Last Modified: 12 Jan 2024 08:46
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