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Jethro Pettit

Director of Teaching and Learning & Research Fellow



Power: A Practical Guide for Facilitating Social Change

The handbook is for people, within organisations, networks or within community groups, who want to explore power in relation to achieving change in the interests of the communities they are working with. Its purpose is to help facilitate discussions about issues concerning power in order to...


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

Jethro Pettit’s recent work


IDS welcomes its largest intake of Development Studies students

This September, hundreds of students will be preparing to start their postgraduate study in Development Studies at Sussex. At IDS ourselves, we are preparing to welcome a new intake of students from over forty countries to study one of our seven Masters (MA) courses. For those students embarking...

19 September 2016


Sussex no.1 in Europe for Development Studies

QS University Rankings 2016 have ranked the University of Sussex as the top university in Europe for development studies. The development teaching and research at Sussex achieved the highest possible score for academic reputation (100.00).

12 April 2016