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  1. Week 1: Rivers of Life 0 items
    No readings are required
  2. Week 2: Introduction to Action Research 5 items
    1. Essential 2 items
      1. Doing action research in your own organization - David Coghlan, Teresa Brannick 2014

        Book Essential Chapter 1: Introducing Action Research, pp.3-19. DIGITISED extract. Licensed for use by students registered on this course.

      2. Introduction to Action Research: Social Research for Social Change - Davydd James Greenwood, Morten Levin 2006 (electronic resource)

        Book Essential Chapter: "The friendly outsider" by Greenwood and Levin, pp. 55-75

    2. Supplementary 3 items
      1. The SAGE Handbook of Action Research: Participative Inquiry and Practice - Peter Reason, Hilary Bradbury-Huang 2007 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended

      2. The SAGE Handbook of Action Research: Participative Inquiry and Practice - Peter Reason, Hilary Bradbury-Huang 2007 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended Chapter: "Power and Knowledge" by Gaventa and Cornwall

      3. The Sage handbook of qualitative research - Norman K. Denzin, Yvonna S. Lincoln 2005

        Book Recommended Chapter 8: "Paradigmatic Controversies, Contradictions and Emerging Confluences" by Guba and Lincoln. DIGITISED extract. Licensed for use by students registered on this course.

  3. Week 3: Power Workshop 6 items
    1. Essential 3 items
    2. Supplementary 3 items
      1. Power: a radical view - Steven Lukes, MyiLibrary 2005 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended See especially Ch.1, pp. 14-29, 38-48 (sub-sections 1,2,3,4, and 7)

      2. The Foucault reader - Paul Rabinow 1991

        Book Recommended Chapter: "Truth and Power". Other useful chapters - ‘Docile Bodies’, ‘The Means of Correct Training’ and ‘Panopticism’. DIGITISED extract. Licensed for use by students registered on this course.

  4. Week 3: Empowerment Workshop 6 items
    1. Essential 2 items
      1. MCH3 POWER: Concepts for Revisioning Power for Justice, Equality and Peace - Valerie Miller, Lisa VeneKlasen, Molly Reilly, Cindy Clark

        Book Essential See especially pages 4-11

    2. Supplementary 4 items
      1. Rethinking empowerment: gender and development in a global/local world - Jane L. Parpart, Shirin Rai, Kathleen A. Staudt, University of Warwick. Centre for the Study of Globalisation and Regionalisation 2003 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended Also available in print (see below).

      2. Rethinking empowerment: gender and development in a global/local world - University of Warwick. Centre for the Study of Globalisation and Regionalisation 2002

        Book Essential

  5. Week 4: Participation 1: Concepts and Critiques 5 items
    1. Essential 2 items
      1. A Ladder Of Citizen Participation - Sherry R. Arnstein 07/1969

        Article Essential

    2. Supplementary 3 items
      1. Participation: the new tyranny? - Bill Cooke, Uma Kothari 2001

        Book Recommended

      2. Critical social policy: a reader : social policy and social relations - David Taylor 1996

        Book Recommended Chapter: "The politics of participation" by Croft and Beresford. DIGITISED extract. Licensed for use by students registered on this course.

  6. Week 5: Participation II 4 items
    1. Essential 4 items
      1. Participation: from tyranny to transformation? : exploring new approaches to participation in development - Samuel Hickey, Giles Mohan 2004

        Book Essential Chapter: "Relocating participation within a radical politics of development". DIGITISED extract. Licensed for use by students registered on this course.

  7. Week 6 0 items
    No class: MAP Reading Week
  8. Week 7: Concepts of Social Change 5 items
    1. Essential 2 items
      1. Thinking about change for development practice: a case study from Oxfam GB - Rosalind Eyben, Thalia Kidder, Jo Rowlands, Audrey Bronstein 04/2008

        Article Essential

      2. How change happens - Duncan Green 2016

        Book Essential Read Introduction and Chapter 1: Systems Thinking Changes Everything

    2. Supplementary 3 items
      1. Contemporary social theory: an introduction - Anthony Elliott 2009

        Book Recommended

      2. The constitution of society - Giddens, Anthony 1984

        Book Recommended Especially Introduction and Chapter 1

  9. Week 8: Building Conceptual Frameworks from experience I 2 items
    1. Essential 2 items
      1. Unpacking policy: knowledge, actors, and spaces in poverty reduction in Uganda and Nigeria - Karen Brock, Rosemary McGee, John Gaventa, Institute of Development Studies (Brighton, England) c2004

        Book Essential Chapter1: "Unpacking policy: actors, knowledges and spaces" by McGee, pp. 1-26. DIGITISED extract: Direct permission obtained from the publisher for use by students registered on this course.

  10. Week 9: Building conceptual frameworks from experience II 0 items
    No readings required
  11. Week 10: Assessing Participation, Power and Social Change 6 items
    1. Essential 3 items
      1. Understanding power for social change | the powercube | IDS, Sussex University

        Website Essential Look at some examples of the use of power concepts to evaluate change initiatives on powercube.net

    2. Supplementary 3 items
      1. Power and powerlessness: quiescence and rebellion in an Appalachian valley - John Gaventa 1982

        Book Recommended Chapter: "Power and Participation" . Unable to digitise as CLA excluded.

  12. Week 11: Epistemology: Competing Paradigms 4 items
    1. Essential 1 item
      1. The Sage handbook of qualitative research c2011

        Book Essential Chapter 5:'Freeing Ourselves from Neocolonial in Research: A Kaupapa Maori Approach to Creating konwledge' Russell Bishop DIGITISATION REQUESTED

    2. Supplementary 3 items
      1. Handbook of critical and indigenous methodologies - Norman K. Denzin, Linda Tuhiwai Smith, Yvonna S. Lincoln c2008

        Book Recommended

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