This book demonstrates to a broad audience (particularly governments, think tanks, civil society organizations, and development agencies) the ways in which communication research can help address development challenges, particularly in the area of governance reform. Highlighting the communication discipline's substantive and invaluable contributions to development work, the book provides innovative solutions to six key challenges faced in governance reform, presenting theoretical frameworks as well as practical approaches and techniques to address these challenges. With articles and case studies, it is a useful guide to academics and practitioners trying to improve the ways in which governance reforms are implemented around the world.
World Bank; ISBN-13: 978-0-8213-7456-6; US$40; 300 pp.
Governance Reform Under Real-World Conditions. Citizens, Stakeholders, and Voice.