2020 Education and Research Other

Exploring pitfalls of participation – and ways towards just practices through a participatory design process in Kisumu, Kenya

Helena Kraff

Participatory processes are typically viewed as democratic and transparent. This DDB explores the pitfalls of participation. By addressing when, how and why participatory practices lead to unjust forms of participation, it offers guidance on how the pitfalls can be avoided in order to achieve just participation.