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Evaluating the Zimiseleni researchers' project: participatory research as intervention with 'hard-to-reach' boys (PLA 42)
Looking at a project that works with young men at the fringes of criminality in a township in South Africa, this paper describes how encouraging the participants to assess their situation from a collective rather than personal point of view can help engineer changes in outlook and perception at an individual level.
This article was published in PLA 42: Children's Participation – Evaluating Effectiveness (October 2001). Participatory Learning and Action (PLA, formerly PLA Notes) is the world's leading series on participatory learning and action approaches and methods. PLA publishes articles on participation aimed at practitioners, researchers, academics, students and activists. All articles are peer-reviewed by an international editorial board.
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