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Community development research: Merging communities of practice

Hilde Van Vlaenderen

in Community Development Journal

Published on behalf of Community Development Journal

Volume 39, issue 2, pages 135-143
Published in print April 2004 | ISSN: 0010-3802
Published online April 2004 | e-ISSN: 1468-2656 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/cdj/39.2.135
Community development research: Merging communities of practice

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Academic researchers in developing countries are increasingly called upon to gear their research efforts towards solving contemporary social problems. The dominant research paradigm in their academic institutions is however not conducive to such endeavours. This paper proposes a participatory paradigm, based on the principles of activity theory, as a basis for community development work. The paper elaborates on the process needed to develop a participatory research project and presents two examples to illustrate the characteristics of such an approach.

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Subjects: Development Studies ; Public Policy ; Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science) ; Development Planning and Policy

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