Community Participation in Urban Suburbs: The Italian Case of Z.E.N. Slum of Palermo

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Abstract

Based on Kurt Lewin’s Action Research theory, the paper focuses on an Action Research project issued in Southern Italy, inthe disadvantaged suburb of Palermo (Sicily), called Z.E.N., sadly famous as a dangerous and “criminogenic” urban slum,in order to stimulate social participation and to develop social change. The principal goal was the empowerment of ordinaryinhabitants, obtaining their collaboration through participation, giving them acquisition of knowledge for a real social change.
Lingua originaleEnglish
pagine (da-a)125-131
Numero di pagine7
RivistaINTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HUAMNITIES & SOCIAL STUDIES
Volume3
Stato di pubblicazionePublished - 2015

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