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"Signposts to Identity-Based Community Development (IBCD): Based on reflections from the LEAD community of practice" (LEAD Asia) came out.
update：January 6, 2014
This publication came out as a result of the project titled “Identity Based Development: Exploring how culture and identity can be a springboard for relevant and sustainable development among Asia's ethnolinguistic minorities”, supported by the Toyota Foundation’s 2012 Asian Neighbors Program Special Purpose Grant “Prospects for the Future".
The contents are as follows;
"Signposts to Identity-Based Community Development (IBCD)"
Chapter ONE: Introductions
Welcome to our journey
Setting our starting point: who we are
Traveling companions: who is with us
Where we have come from: origins and beliefs
The road ahead: some key signposts
Chapter TWO: Contextualising the issues
Globalisation and unequal development.
Culture: an emerging global agenda
Your issues, my issues
Development: in the way of community well-being?
Chapter THREE: Foundations of Identity-Based Community Development (IBCD) ‘Identity’
The myth of community?
Complex cultural systems
Chapter FOUR: Engaging in dialogue and reflection with communities
Why reflection? Why dialogue?
Practitioners: starting with ourselves
Promoting reflection on identity
Ethnoarts: using the arts to explore culture and identity
Digging deeper: other helpful tools
Chapter FIVE: Relevant action: moving forward together
Identity strengthening education
Voicing our identity
Unity through identity
Chapter SIX: IBCD and the environment: a pressing issue
A sense of place
Winds of change
Making a difference
‘Sustainability’ and ‘resilience’
Chapter SEVEN: Concluding thoughts
Joining together: a real community of practice
Setting a new course
For the PDF file, please click here.
For the summary of the Foundation-funded project, please search by "D12-N-0143" in our "Search Projects" page.