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  1. Reblogged this on Eco-Social Research and Dialogue.

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    May 20, 2015 at 3:28 pm

  2. I agree that, as analysts, we should not take for granted what actually constitutes “good” work– or, for that matter, what constitutes a “broad progressive cause” or “social justice.” Those are ideas that, in part, get defined and negotiated locally. It’s our task to identify the meanings assigned to different sorts of work and the underlying power relations.

    I think this tension you raise, between win-win empowerment and cooptation, is an important one to untangle, too. We need analytic frameworks to make sense of those concurrent dynamics, or else we risk ending up in the messiness of it all, without transportable insights.

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    May 21, 2015 at 7:58 pm

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