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Putting People First: Sociological Variables in Rural Development
This book is a compilation by authors who have written a synthesis of accumulated experiences in their social science fields offering their personal recommendations for actual rural development interventions. The book's unified approach will include the component studies of the social organization of productive systems, typology of development projects, stages in the proje ...more
Paperback, 600 pages
Published September 19th 1991 by Oxford University Press, USA
(first published November 14th 1985)
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This was an excellent book on development. Development has changed over the years and Cernea, a sociologist in the field, has found that developmnt is works best when the people who the project is intended for actually has a hand in all parts of th project. This book has tons of chapters all dealing with different kinds of development projects. This is a great book for people in the field. It has great applied approach.