17. What is Governance? Citizens' Perspectives on Governance in Sierra Leone and Tanzania

  1. Ingrid Volkmer
  1. Vipul Khosla and
  2. Kavita Abraham Dowsing

Published Online: 20 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118255278.ch17

The Handbook of Global Media Research

The Handbook of Global Media Research

How to Cite

Khosla, V. and Dowsing, K. A. (2012) What is Governance? Citizens' Perspectives on Governance in Sierra Leone and Tanzania, in The Handbook of Global Media Research (ed I. Volkmer), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118255278.ch17

Editor Information

  1. University of Melbourne, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 AUG 2012
  2. Published Print: 29 AUG 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405198707

Online ISBN: 9781118255278

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Keywords:

  • “governance” as long being a part of academic/political discourse;
  • theories of governance, and BBC Media Action;
  • BBC Media Action's “A National Conversation” project;
  • understandings of concepts of governance at the outset;
  • global governance, rules of global public policy-making enforced;
  • citizen voice, and state in debating/deliberating issues of public interest;
  • focus groups and participatory photography, with lessons learnt

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • BBC Media Action: A National Conversation

  • BBC Media Action: Approach to Research

  • Theoretical Underpinning

  • Methodology - Focus Groups Using Participatory Photography

  • Research Stages

  • Research Findings

  • Lessons Learnt

  • Methodological Challenges

  • Concluding Remarks

  • Note

  • References