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This volume underlines that development communication: - Is, first and foremost, about people and the process needed to facilitate their sharing of knowledge and perceptions in order to effect positive developmental change.- Is based on dialogue, which is necessary to promote stakeholders' participation. Such participation is needed in order to understand stakeholder perceptions, perspectives, values, attitudes and practices so they can be incorporated into the design and implementation of development initiatives.- Follows the two-way, horizontal model and not the traditional one-way, vertical model of Sender-Message-Channel-Receiver and increasingly makes use of emerging many to many forms of communication made possible through new technologies. - Gives voice to those most affected by the development issue(s) at stake, allowing them to participate directly in defining and implementing solutions ...

Religion and HIV/AIDS Prevention in Thailand
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Introduction

The AIDS pandemic came to the Thai public's attention in 1984. It has since spread from men who had sex with men, to injecting drug users, to sex workers, to the male population at large, and finally to the partners of the ...

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