Publications and Work in Progress

The main work in progress is a book called ‘Challenging Ignorance: what we don't know about making change’, which is being written by Mike Powell and Sarah Cummings. When it is published, the main text of the book will be available here for sale in printed form and, along with appendices and the bibliography, on-line. In the meantime, the following drafts have already been shared and used:

Challenging Ignorance, Part 1, 2016 is a draft of the part of the book which explains the basics of our approach to knowledge and development

Between Thought and Expression, 2017 is a first draft of what will either be an appendix or a separate publication, which looks at the artefacts used in the development sector to create and communicate knowledge./p>

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