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Jethro Pettit

Director of Teaching and Learning & Research Fellow

Jethro Pettit’s recent work

Journal Article

Localising Governance


Drawing on different perspectives, this IDS Bulletin takes a fresh look at how local governance 'really' works and how it could become more accountable, effective and legitimate to support development that favours poor and marginalised people.

15 August 2014


Citzens’ Media and Communication


Citizens' media and communication are still poorly understood in the mainstream of development policy and practice – and are prone to simplistic forms of implementation, because of the lack of a coherent grasp of the social, cultural, and political processes that make them transformative.

1 June 2009

Journal Article

Exploring Power for Change


Concepts and methods of participation' are used increasingly to shape policy and deliver services. Such approaches throw new light on complex interactions within and between society and state institutions at all levels.

1 November 2006