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Social mapping at Thenganayakanahalli village (PLA 41)
Using social mapping as a tool to include marginalized groups in development direction, this paper describes the success the author had in a village in India in gathering social and physical data about households, while also realising the limitations of such a process.
This article was published in PLA 41, a compilation of articles of general interest to participation practitioners (June 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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