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Telling stories, washing hands: exploring the role of narrative in development programmes targeting children

McCarthy, Annie

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This article explores the role of narrative in development programmes targeting children and the powerful way narrative acts as both a tool of, and justification for, participation of child subjects in development globally. Taking the example of one handwashing promotion campaign in Delhi, India, this article, through a close reading of several texts produced by children in the course of the campaign, explores the different ways development workers and children value and utilize narrative...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/98914
Source: South Asian History and Culture
DOI: 10.1080/19472498.2015.1030876

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