Published in 1998, this is a very timely book, especially with the current global concern for sustaining socio-economic development projects through increased civil society participation. The author warns development practitioners and scholars to be careful about over prescribing community participation as a panacea to achieving project sustainability.
Table of Contents
1. Operationalizing Community Participation and Project Sustainability 2. Does Community Participation Really Matter to Development Sustainability?: Competing Views and Evidences 3. Community Participation, Development Sustainability and the Decentralization of Health Care Delivery in the Philippines 4. The Cases of Four Philippine Health Care Projects.