Staying afloat while rocking the boat: transforming power dynamics in a refugee camp
By Chelsea Waite
Edited by: Dr Michelle Fava; Research supervised by: Professor Jennifer Howard-Grenville
Making change in an established system like humanitarian aid is not easy, especially for a small newcomer organisation. This case study describes an example of tempered radicalism across organisations. Tempered radicals in this partnership take advantage of different forms of power – authority, backing, and knowledge – harnessing them to create pockets of opportunity to do things differently.