• Akshay Mangla


Mobilizing Culture for Public Action: Community Participation and Child Rights in Rural Uttar Pradesh. Akshay Mangla, April 11, 2014, Paper. "Community-based initiatives that work to empower the poor and promote their participation have gained strong support among scholars and practitioners of development. Yet the questionable assumptions about culture and development that inform these initiatives render it unclear as to whether and how community participation can be promoted in practice, especially in settings that depart from the ideal conceptions of community..." Link