Contesting Development

Contesting Development : Participatory Projects and Local Conflict Dynamics in Indonesia

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This pathbreaking book analyzes a highly successful participatory development program in Indonesia, exploring its distinctive origins and design principles and its impacts on local conflict dynamics and social institutions.
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  • Hardback | 384 pages
  • 157.48 x 236.22 x 30.48mm | 589.67g
  • Yale University Press
  • New Haven, United States
  • English
  • 31 b-w illus.
  • 030012631X
  • 9780300126310
  • 1,001,185

About Michael Woolcock

Patrick Barron, a doctoral candidate at the University of Oxford, was for seven years the manager of World Bank's Conflict and Development program in Indonesia. Rachael Diprose holds a doctorate from the University of Oxford and has worked in development research, policy, and programming around the world. Michael Woolcock is senior social scientist, Development Research Group, World Bank.
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Patrick Barron, Michael Woolcock, and Rachel Diprose, Contesting Development: Participatory Projects and Local Conflicts Dynamics in Indonesia is co-winner of the 2012 ASA Sociology of Development Section Faculty Book Award -- Sociology of Development Section Faculty Book Award co-winner American Sociological Association
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