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SAS2
A Guide to Collaborative Inquiry and Social Engagement

First Edition


October 2008 | 316 pages | SAGE India
SAS2 Social Analysis Systems offers a new approach to creating and using knowledge for the common good. Its purpose is to broaden and deepen the range of concepts, tools, and transferable skills to support dialogue and democratic engagement in the sphere of knowledge.

The materials presented in the guide support a shift towards flexibly-structured processes to engage people in inquiry sustained by experience, adapted to context, and responsive to important needs. This approach bridges the gap between conventional inquiry based on 'hard evidence' and participatory methods that emphasize 'building consensus' at any cost.

Key Features
  • Provides original and transferable skills for collaborative inquiry and social engagement
  • Presents grounded and theoretically informed conceptual foundations integrating perspectives from many disciplines and theoretical orientations
  • Offers clear writing and mapping of information in a straight forward guide
  • Includes authentic examples of the application of techniques in developing country contexts
Foreword

P V Satheesh
Introduction

 
 
I: SAS2 CONCEPTS AND PROCESS
Foundations and Skillful Means

 
Social Analysis and All-Purpose Techniques

 
Process Management

 
Guidelines for SAS2 Events and Process Design

 
Monitoring and Evaluation

 
SAS2 Facilitation and Active Listening

 
Writing Guidelines

 
 
II: SAS2 TECHNIQUES AND LEARNING
Workshop and Self-Study Guidelines

 
A R T (Action-Research-Training)

 
Order and Chaos :

 
Problem Tree

 
Force Field

 
Timeline

 
Gaps and Conflicts

 
Causal Dynamics

 
Validation

 
Stakeholder Identification

 
Social Analysis CLIP (Collaboration, Conflict, Legitimacy, Interests, Power)

 
Social Domain

 
VIP (Values, Interests and Positions)

 
Ideal Scenario

 
Option Domain

 
Competing Goals

 
Role Dynamics

 
Levels of Support

 
The Wheel

 
Conclusions and Acknowledgements

 

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ISBN: 9788178298900
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