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I, the Citizen: Unraveling the Power of Citizen Engagement

R. Balasubramaniam


This book is an attempt to understand citizen development and engagement. It takes the reader through interpretations of development initiatives at the grassroots and what good governance means to ordinary people. The book unravels the power of citizen engagement through the author's experiences of leading civil society campaigns against corruption and towards strengthening democratic participation of people. It also deals with the philosophical underpinnings of public policies, drawing from the author's on-the-ground experience as well as engagement with those in the higher echelons of policy ... More

Keywords: citizen development, citizen engagement, development initiatives, grassroots, good governance, civil society campaign, corruption, democratic participation, policymaking

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9781501713514
Published to Cornell Scholarship Online: May 2018 DOI:10.7591/cornell/9781501713514.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

R. Balasubramaniam, author
Vivekananda Institute for Leadership Development