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ERIC Number: EJ786786
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Dec
Pages: 23
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0826-4805
Participation Making a Difference? Critical Analysis of the Participatory Claims of Change, Reversal, and Empowerment
Masschelein, Jan; Quaghebeur, Kerlijn
Interchange: A Quarterly Review of Education, v37 n4 p309-331 Dec 2006
Participation has become very popular as a new strategy and approach in research, in policy, in private and public affairs. As an alternative to top-down approaches participation promises to empower people, to acknowledge and to build competence and (local) knowledge, to recognise and to be responsive to people's different and differentiated needs and interests. The difference participation promises to make concerns above all an engagement with questions of difference.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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