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Person

Andrea Cornwall

Honorary Associate

Professor Andrea Cornwall is a social anthropologist specialising in the anthropology of participation and democracy, masculinities, women’s empowerment and women’s rights, and sexualities.

Andrea Cornwall is no longer a member of staff at IDS, however, she is an Honorary Associate and the Director of the Pathways of Women’s Empowerment programme, which is hosted by the Participation Cluster at IDS.  

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Research

Project

Pathways of Women’s Empowerment Research Programme Consortium

Pathways is a research and communication programme which seeks to discover where women are achieving real gains despite or because of policy and practice. It looks at how this has happened, and aims to make these pathways visible so that we can build on these revealed successes.

Publications

Journal Article

Pathways to Participation: Reflections on PRA

Participation may have become the buzzword of the 1990s, but the pathways of current enthusiasm for participatory methods stretch back over decades. The most popularly recognized and widely used participatory approach, Participatory Rural Appraisal (PRA) had its genesis in the late 1980s. Since...

10 August 2018

Publication

The Participation Reader

Calls for greater participation of those affected by development interventions in shaping their outcomes have a long history. This reader explores the conceptual and methodological dimensions of participatory research and the politics and practice of participation in development. Through...

10 August 2018

Andrea Cornwall’s recent work