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Grassroot Horizons

Edited By Richard Morse,Anisur Rahman,Kersten L Johnson
ISBN: 9781853392900
Grassroot activists and researchers build on their varied personal experiences to clarify and strengthen the effectiveness of participatory group action in overcoming impoverishment, oppression and exclusion.

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  • Synopsis
    Grassroot activists and researchers build on their varied personal experiences to clarify and strengthen the effectiveness of participatory group action in overcoming impoverishment, oppression and exclusion.
  • Table of Contents
    Preface iii
    About the Authors ix
    I. A WORKSHOP THAT CONNECTED
    1. WHY WAS THE WORKSHOP SPECIAL? 3
    Editors, Looking Back 3
    Who and Why the Workshop? 4
    Criteria of Selection 4
    Identifying Participants 5
    On the Workshop Process 5
    Songs and Opening Style 5
    Agenda Review: Divergent Expectations 6
    Experience- or Issue-Based Discussion? 7
    Ways of Knowing 8
    Revolt, Then Bonding 9
    Ka'ala: the Weekend and After 9
    Experiences and Principles of Participatory Action:
    Fifteen Case Profiles 12
    Dharma: Self-discipline and Love 12
    Integrated Farming in the Philippines: The Whole Person 15
    Coalitions of Fisherfolk: From the Visayas to Parliament 18
    Creating People's Institutions in Inner City Chicago 19
    Adapting Asian Institutions in Rural America 20
    Knowing by Seeing, Confidence by Sharing: Newfoundland Model 21
    The Deaf in Thailand: Overcoming Cultural Exclusion 23
    In the Heajt of India: Education and Structural Struggles 26
    Proshika: Plurality of Approaches in Bangladesh 29
    "We do it Ourselves": Bangladesh Women's Organization 31
    Living Together: A Base Community in Manila 34
    Transforming the Law to Support People's Rights 36
    Renewal with Nature: The Restoration of Hawaiian Identity 39
    Evergreen: An Educational Base for Community Action 41
    Single Women against Poverty: Overcoming Exclusion in Canada 43
    Reflecting on the Profiles: Issues of Political Economy 43
    Qualities and Relationships in Participatory Initiatives 45
    Synthesis and Momentum 45
    Forging the Synthesis 45
    Synthesis Statement 49
    Weaving the Lei 52
    Editors' Reflections 53
    II. IDENTITY AND SOLIDARITY
    Preface to Part II 63
    2. THE FOREIGN MISSIONARY ENTERS FILIPINO SOIL:
    RECALL THE DISCONNECTIONS 67
    Sister Christine Tan
    3. GRASSROOTS COMMUNICATIVE ACTION AND CULTURAL
    RENEWAL: BANGLADESH INITIATIVES 73
    Syed A. Rahim
    4. SINGLE MOTHERS UNITING AGAINST POVERTY 93
    Sharon Taylor
    5. SIGNS OF COMMUNITY: DEAF IDENTITY AND THE
    PARADOX OF DIFFERENCE 123
    Owen Wrigley
    6. TOWARDS AN ALTERNATIVE DEVELOPMENT PARADIGM 151
    Md. Anisur Rahman
    Editors' Reflections, Part II 172
    Self and Other: The Insider-Outsider Relationship 172
    Help and Autonomy 174
    Challenging, Cascading lib
    III. BUILDING SPACES TO TRANSFORM THE
    STRUCTURES
    Preface to Part III 185
    Editorial Opener 188
    Creating Spaces to Change the Structures 188
    7. SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN THE PHILIPPINES:
    THE LAKAS-ODISCO APPROACH 191
    Laurentino D. Bascug
    8. SELF-RELIANCE AMONG THE RURAL POOR:
    LEARNING PROCESSES IN NORTH INDIA 207
    Varun Vidyarthi
    9. COMMUNITY-BASED, COMMUNITY-DETERMINED
    EDUCATION: NEW PARTNERSHIPS BETWEEN UNIVERSITIES
    AND INDIGENOUS PEOPLE'S COMMUNITIES 229
    Russell Fox and Carol Minugh
    Addendum: Widening Spaces through Participatory
    Video 240
    Tony Williamson
    10. COALITION-BUILDING IN DIVERSITY 243
    Kari Anderson Lende
    Editors' Reflections, Part HI 265
    Structures, Scale, Coalition-building 265
    Counterviolence or Nonviolence? 268
    Autonomy, Rights, Nonviolence 271
    IV. TRANSFORMATIONS THE COMPASS ROUND
    Preface to Part IV 277
    Editorial Openers 281
    Equity Overcoming Deprivation: First Change the Discourse 281
    Moving Inward West and East, North and South:
    Control of Assets 284
    Self and Other: When We Connect 293
    11. THE ENVIRONMENT AND DEMOCRATIC PROCESSES:
    NGO ROLES IN BANGLADESH 299
    Khushi Kabir
    12. A THAI COMMUNITY EXPERIENCE IN BIODIVERSITY
    CONSERVATION: DEFINITIONS FROM THE INSIDE 309
    Penny Levin
    13. LOCALLY BASED, ECOLOGICALLY SOUND, AND SOCIALLY
    INNOVATIVE DEVELOPMENT: THE CONTRIBUTIONS OF
    COMMUNITY SUPPORTED AGRICULTURE TO THE
    GLOBAL DIALOGUE 325
    Arthur Getz
    14. SUSTENANCE AND SUSTAINABILITY: SOME VALUES AND
    PRINCIPLES UNDERLYING SOCIALLY-JUST, SUSTAINABLE
    DEVELOPMENT 345
    Kersten L. Johnson
    15. THE WORKSHOP AS A BRIDGE 369
    Puanani Burgess
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    Editor Richard Morse,Anisur Rahman,Kersten L Johnson
    Number of Pages 396
    Format Paperback / softback
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