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Renegotiating Roles in Local Governments: Facing Resistances to Citizen Participation in Chile

Engaging an action research project with public officers of Santiago Municipality in Chile was a revealing, difficult and transformative experience. We sought to generate new links with communities through new citizen participation policies, but we faced strong resistances from established practices and institutional structures. We hope that reflecting on this experience may help to open […]


Communicative space and working locally: A report of a participatory action research project in a remote rural school in Bangladesh

If you do care about bringing change in rural secondary education in Bangladesh and are interested in action research, you can spend some time reading this article. While critics repeatedly talk about teachers’ failings and absence of a system that might enable teachers to take care of their own practices, we have very little evidence […]


Communicative space and the emancipatory interests of action research

So, imagine someone asking you this question: “what does communicative space look like?” No, not what is it? You can find that answer quickly enough in the nearest reference section. But, what does it look like? And would you know it, when you see it? In a nutshell, that’s the question that I am following […]