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People's Assemblies on Devolution of Power: a case study on popular political participation in Pakistan (PLA 43)
In this paper the author details the establishment of People's Assemblies in Pakistan, a platform upon which ordinary people, that are normally excluded from the political process, could discuss and define their own political agenda, providing them with an opportunity to affect government policy.
This article was published in PLA 43: Advocacy and Citizen Participation. 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. See: www.planotes.org
This article was published in PLA 43: Advocacy and Citizen Participation (February 2002).
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