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'Know-how', 'know-what' and the politics of knowledge for development : Knowledge & change dialogue speech


Document type: lecture
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Abstract: This is the lecture of Michael Edwards in which he spoke about ‘know-how’, ‘know-what’ and the politics of knowledge for development at the internationale dialogue Knowledge & Change: Theory and practice of development. Michael Edwards is widely recognized as one of the world’s leading authorities on civil society, philanthropy, and social change. In his speech he addressed particularly the politics of knowledge, which determine how thinking is translated into action of various kinds and which ideas are considered legitimate. He also stressed that these political factors are going to become even more important in the future.
Authors: Edwards, M.
Keywords: civil society , political conditions
Language: eng
Organization: Hivos – Humanist Institute for Development Cooperation
PAGE: 7
Place: The Hague
Publisher: Hivos
Year: 2010
Right: © 2010 Hivos
Subject: Social and Political Change
Title: 'Know-how', 'know-what' and the politics of knowledge for development : Knowledge & change dialogue speech