The Guide to Effective Participation

by David Wilcox



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It takes time

Theory to practice


A-Z of participation






I wrote this Guide in 1994 for community activists and professionals seeking to get other people involved in social, economic and environmental projects and programmes. It was funded by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation

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You may use and distribute the Guide, with attribution, for non commercial purposes under a Creative Commons license.

Since 1994 I have written a companion book The Guide to Development Trusts and Partnerships which is also on this site. For my work on social technology see Social by Social.

If you would like to develop any of these materials further please get in touch. David Wilcox Tel +44 (0) 7970 621696