AQ: Australian Quarterly
Places, Systems and Stories: The Role of Storytelling in Place-based Initiatives
When it comes to communities, a one-size-fits-all model of intervention is flawed. Instead, place-based approaches attempt to move away from centralised methods of social improvement, towards collaborative, long-term systemic change. Yet evaluating these discreet, tailored interventions can be hard. Humans are storytelling creatures, so how can narrative help us understand the changes in people's lives?
THEA SNOW, DAVID MURIKUMTHARA, TEYA DUSSELDORP, RACHEL FYFE, LILA WOLFF, JANE MCCRACKEN