The changing role of actors in the participatory project for rural craftspeople

Zulaikha, Ellya & Brereton, Margot (2013) The changing role of actors in the participatory project for rural craftspeople. In Melkas, Helina & Buur, Jacob (Eds.) Proceedings of the 3rh Paticipatory Innovation Conference, Lappeenranta University of Technology, Lahti, Finland, pp. 371-376.

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Abstract

This paper examines the role of actors in a participatory project, a case study of the glass-bead traditional craft industry in rural Indonesia. The project aimed to unite and empower rural craftspeople with regard to their unique potential. The problems of empowering rural craftspeople were complicated, due to the interrelated aspect of rural community life, cultural and educational backgrounds, as well as the local political situation. However, through a comprehensive understanding of the community prior to the project and by maintaining the communication, craftspeople were engaged actively in the project by promoting the craft industry to local buyers. The researcher, other facilitators and the community leader gave supportive roles at the middle and the end stage of the project.

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ID Code: 61057
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: Yes
Additional Information: ISBN 9789522653925 (PDF)
Keywords: Participatory, Rural, Craftspeople, Traditional Craft
ISBN: 9789522653918
ISSN: 2243-3376
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000) > DESIGN PRACTICE AND MANAGEMENT (120300)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2013 Please consult the authors.
Deposited On: 03 Jul 2013 00:09
Last Modified: 05 Jul 2013 22:31

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