Whose Reality Counts?



Whose Reality Counts? In this sequel to Rural Development Putting the last first Robert Chambers argues that central issues in development have been overlooked, and that many past errors have flowed from domination by those with power.Development professionals now need new approaches and methods forinteracting, learning and knowing Through analyzing experience of past mistakes and myths, and of the continuing methodological revolution of PRA participatory rural appraisal the author points towards solutions.In many countries, urban and rural people alike have shown an astonishing ability to express and analyze their local, complex and diverse realities which are often at odds with the top down realities imposed by professionals The author argues that personal, professional and institutional change is essential if the realities of the poor are to receive greater recognition Self critical awareness and changes in concepts, values, methods and behaviour must be developed to explore the new high ground of participation and empowerment Whose Reality Counts presents a radical challenge to all concernedwith development, whether practitioners,researchers or policy makers, in all organizations and disciplines, and at all levels from fieldworkers to the heads of agencies With its thrust of putting the first last it presents a new, exciting and above all practical agenda for future development which cannot be ignored. Free Read [ Whose Reality Counts? ] By [ Robert Chambers ] For Kindle ePUB or eBook – bluevapours.co.uk

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Whose Reality Counts?  By Robert  Chambers IBN : 185339386X Format : Paperback – bluevapours.co.uk
  • Paperback
  • 320 pages
  • Whose Reality Counts?
  • Robert Chambers
  • English
  • 10 June 2018
  • 185339386X

10 thoughts on “Whose Reality Counts?

  1. Lucy says:

    Interesting book on participatory development I remember thinking Chambers was a little condescending, but the overall idea behind the book was good, and it wasn t overly dry.

  2. Leanne says:

    Yes

  3. Emilie says:

    When I first was assigned this book a little over a year ago I found it revolutionary good I was like wow and it helped my view towards future planned field work But, I never had time to finish it during the course since not the whole book was required I ve now taken care of that And the magic feeling is gone Since that course there is no measure on how much I have grown as a person and I have found my for this time real true passion in developing work International health Want When I first was assigned this book a little over a year ago I found it revolutionary good I was like wow and it helped my view towards future planned field work But, I never had time to finish it during the course since not the whole book was required I ve now taken care of that And the magic feeling is gone Since that course there is no measure on how much I have grown as a person and I have found my for this time real true passion in developing work International health Want me to be evenspecific Epidemiology Neglected Tropical Diseases Dracunculiasis dont google that if you are sensitive I can go on I felt this book was like old news And sooo repetitive I got his message after about twenty pages and then it all went on and on and on basically about the same thing...

  4. Tinea says:

    Robert Chambers is one of my favorite thinkers, the Wendell Berry of international development He is a slow thought listener, a feminist anti colonial centerer of marginalized and poor and vulnerable people, an uplifter of quiet voices in the back of the room He tinkers with facilitation and methodology to find ways to bring diverse people to engage with diverse ideas I gave my dog eared and underlined copy away to people I hope will read and pass it on Unfortu...

  5. Fany Wedahuditama says:

    Start to change how you think. Understand the field. The realities. Don t just imagine what is going on Great book..

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