Empowerment, Deliberative Development, and Local-Level Politics in Indonesia: Participatory Projects as a Source of Countervailing Power
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- Gibson, C. & Woolcock, M. St Comp Int Dev (2008) 43: 366. doi:10.1007/s12116-008-9022-z
Erratum to: St Comp Int Dev (2008) 43:151–180
The original version of this article unfortunately contained a mistake. The second sentence in the Abstract was incorrect. The corrected data is given below.
Using evidence from a mixed methods examination of the Kecamatan (subdistrict) Development Project (KDP) in rural Indonesia, we define empowerment as development interventions that build marginalized groups’ capacity to engage local-level governing elites using routines of deliberative contestation.