Global Conversations Beyond Discipline

Author: Elliott Tester

Elliott is currently completing an Honours in Development Studies, focusing on development-induced displacement, at Flinders University. Personal interests include; development, rehabilitation, and neoliberal policy, participatory frameworks and land rights. Previous study has included a Bachelor of International Studies and a Diploma of Language in Spanish (both at Flinders University).

Participation in Development: How the Cake can Crumble

The following piece is a small exploration of the involvement of participation in development. It argues that participatory policy is implemented following an authentic or fictitious design, and ultimately that participation is beneficial for all project-related persons.