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This paper pulls together insights and lessons from 10 case studies of Oxfam’s work in promoting active citizenship. The case studies, written over the course of 2013/14, employ a ‘theory of change approach’ to explore how change happens in different contexts. This summary also briefly reflects on the challenges to using that approach. The case studies were chosen to cover a wide range of programmes, both in terms of geography and sector (humanitarian, long-term development, advocacy and campaigns).

Individual case studies in this series can be found on our Active Citizenship Case Studies page. This series forms part of a wider Oxfam research project on ‘How Change Happens’.

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