Narayanasamy, N.

Participatory rural appraisal : principles, methods and application / N. Narayanasamy. - Los Angeles : SAGE Publications, 2009. - xx, 363 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Evolution of participatory rural appraisal -- The concept and principles of participatory rural appraisal -- Participatory mapping -- Participatory modelling -- Transects -- Mobility map -- Venn diagram or Chappati diagram -- Flow diagrams -- Timeline -- Trend analysis -- Seasonal calendar -- Daily schedule -- Wealth or well-being ranking -- Pair-wise ranking -- Matrix ranking and scoring -- Force field analysis -- SWOT analysis -- Pie diagram -- Body mapping -- Interviewing and dialogue -- Members of PRA team : roles and responsibilities -- Application of PRA methodology : a few illustrations.

Summary:


Offers a comprehensive and analytical picture of the evolution and principles of PRA/PLA, with a number of illustrations and field-based studies. This work highlights the essential features of each method, the mode of practice, application, merits and limitations in areas such as participatory poverty assessment, and vulnerability analysis.



9788178298856 (paper back) 8178298856 (paper back)

2008045017


Participatory rural appraisal.
Rural development projects--Citizen participation.

HN49.C6 / N35 2008

307.1412072 / NAP

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