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What clean sewers tell us about development in African slums

Paller, Jeffrey (2014) What clean sewers tell us about development in African slums. Favelas@LSE (01 Dec 2014). Website.

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Development scholars advocate community mobilisation for effective home-grown solutions to local problems. In this post, Jeffrey Paller explores mitigating factors that determine how community leaders wield power to generate collective action. He finds that whether they serve private, club, or the public interest, shapes the betterment or detriment of their communities.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
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Additional Information: © 2014 The Author
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
Date Deposited: 08 Jan 2015 16:43
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2023 19:22

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