By James Duminy, Jørgen Andreasen, Fred Lerise, N. Odendaal, V. Watson
This e-book addresses the relevance of the case learn learn technique for reinforcing city making plans examine and schooling in Africa and the worldwide South. It presents an advent to the case learn method and contours examples of its software to making plans learn and schooling at the continent.
Read Online or Download Planning and the Case Study Method in Africa: The Planner in Dirty Shoes PDF
Similar urban & regional books
The ebook bargains a fascinating mix of utilized cutting-edge experiences of coevolutionary improvement of associations, innovation diffusion and cutting edge entrepreneurship, now not released at any place else. it may first of all be labeled as belonging to mainstream endogenous development experiences at the nation point, and secondly, to mainstream evolutionary experiences.
Lately, involved governments, companies and civic teams have introduced formidable programmes of neighborhood improvement designed to halt, or even opposite, a long time of city decline. yet whereas gigantic quantities of attempt and cash are being devoted to enhancing the inner-cities, very important questions have long gone unanswered: can neighborhood improvement truly support remedy long-standing city difficulties?
The essays integrated during this e-book are the outcome ofseven years ofresearch spanning the 1990-1997 interval. so much of them were released in clinical magazines or as chapters of books. To the tip of this variation, and in an effort to keep away from repetitions, the unique texts were transformed, rather with reference to the titles and introductions ofthe chapters.
Mit diesem Buch erhält der Leser einen umfassenden Einblick in alle für die Planung, Durchführung und Kontrolle des Betriebs öffentlicher Personenverkehrssysteme (ÖPNV) relevanten Aufgaben. Eine besondere Beachtung finden hierbei verkehrsträgerspezifische Besonderheiten, da der Betrieb öffentlicher Personenverkehrssysteme unterschiedlichen Randbedingungen und einer großen Bandbreite einwirkender Störgrößen unterliegt.
Additional info for Planning and the Case Study Method in Africa: The Planner in Dirty Shoes
Barnes, L. , C. R. Christensen and A. J. Hansen (1994) Teaching and the Case Method: Text, Cases and Readings, 3rd edn (Boston: Harvard Business School Press). 16 Planning and the Case Study Method in Africa Bayat, A. ’, International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, 31(3), 579–590. Comaroff, J. and J. L. Comaroff (2011) Theory from the South: Or, How Euro-America is Evolving Toward Africa (Boulder, CO: Paradigm). Connell, R. (2007) Southern Theory: The Global Dynamics of Knowledge in Social Science (Sydney: Allen & Unwin Australia; Cambridge: Polity Press).
However, we would suggest that the case investigator should be biased towards answering ‘how’ questions. If they start by asking why something has occurred, they are forced to engage immediately with all the intractable philosophical and methodological issues relating to causality. But when they start by asking how, they allow the question of why to enter the research process in a less overt way. By pursuing the ‘how’ question, the researcher may discover data to be used in answering the question of ‘why’.
101–113). For planning research, specific potential data sources include plans, policies, reports, maps, photos, meetings, official documents, surveys, media articles, recorded and unrecorded informants, and the physical environment or landscape. Low-key participant observation is often a good way to start fieldwork in urban settings, with more structured observations used only once the research issues are held in clear focus (Gillham 2000). In-depth interviews are a particularly important source of information in case research and the extensive use of direct quotations from case actors is often a hallmark of a good case study.
- Download e-book for iPad: Improving Learning Cultures in Further Education (Improving by David James
- Shigeto Tsuru (eds.)'s Human Resources, Employment and Development: Volume 1: The PDF