Journal Article

They are shouting it whenever they can’. Beyond invited participation: the power of popular communications

Published on 1 October 2000

In May 2000 a workshop was held at the Institute of Development Studies, Brighton, UK on using popular communications for processes of democratic transformation. Around 60 people from all round the world attended, bringing with them different and challenging experiences and opinions on using theatre, radio, video, music, plastic arts and other creative media in processes of social and political change. This article gives an overview of the workshop, and introduces the collection of articles which follow in this Special Issue of PLA Notes.


Patta Scott-Villiers

Research Fellow

Publication details

published by
Howard, J. and Scott-Villiers, P.
Joanna Howard and Patta Scott-Villiers
PLA Notes 39: Participatory Communication


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