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Development

, Volume 55, Issue 2, pp 181–189 | Cite as

A Civic Agency Perspective on Change

  • Kees Biekart
  • Alan Fowler
Thematic Section

Abstract

Kees Biekart and Alan Fowler describe what happens in the development of society as a political project. They present their Civic Driven Change: a framework for socio-political analysis and action, which has been refined and elaborated in earlier studies.

Keywords

Arab Spring Occupy movements social change civil society domains for change 

References

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kees Biekart
  • Alan Fowler

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