Listen to the People

Listen to the People : Participant-observer Evaluation of Developmental Projects

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Based on the author's experience of living with slum dwellers who were the recipients of World Bank projects in La Paz, Bolivia, and Quayaquil, Ecuador, this book discusses making an evaluation as a participant-observer. He refers to the methodology for evaluating social programmes. The book also uses examples from Brazil and Thailand.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 154.94 x 213.36 x 17.78mm | 249.47g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • photographs, maps
  • 0195205596
  • 9780195205596

Table of contents

Introduction; Part I: Experimentation in La Paz and Guayaquil: projects and places; "Of course we communicate"; Catalytic effects of development: one thing leads to another; Project context: when, where, who; Part II: Helping others listen: The challenge of transferability; Precepts for operational evaluation; Conclusion; Appendix A: steps in conducting participant-observation evaluation; Appendix B: qualitative interview for area being upgraded; bibliographyshow more