Stories of change are crucial in informing our work as activists.
Yet often they are too simplistic, Robin Hood-style morality tales that exclude the messiness and accident of real life. Alternatively, they are too complex, full of caveats and impenetrable language, making it hard to read or digest lessons from them.
This research guideline suggests an approach to researching and communicating case studies on change in a way that captures a broad range of the actors, power and processes involved.
How to cite this resource
Citation styles vary so we recommend you check what is appropriate for your context. You may choose to cite Oxfam resources as follows:
Author(s)/Editor(s). (Year of publication). Title and sub-title. Place of publication: name of publisher. DOI (where available). URL
Our FAQs page has some examples of this approach.