Civic Driven Change and international development: exploring a complexity perspective. – Contextual No. 6 (2007)
This paper presents and employs complexity theory to explore a conceptual approach to understanding and arguing that development in society is simultaneously indeterminant and critically co-dependent on civic association and action.
We are grateful that professor Dr Alan Fowler (Institute of Social Studies, The Hague) was so kind to accept the invitation to formulate such a paper. Alan Fowler is an advisor, analyst and writer who has worked for almost three decades with Non-Governmental Development Organisations (NGDOs) in Africa, Asia and Europe. He is the author of several books about NGDOs in general and civil society in particular.
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