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Participatory community research : theories and methods in action

Author: Leonard Jason
Publisher: Washington, DC : American Psychological Association, ©2004.
Series: Decade of behavior.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats

This title addresses the gap between scientific knowledge and the practice of community based research methods.

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Genre/Form: Congresses
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Leonard Jason
ISBN: 1591470692 9781591470694
OCLC Number: 52601531
Notes: Based on presentations and discussions at the Second Chicago Conference on Community Research, held June 2002 at Loyola University.
Description: xviii, 271 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: Introduction : Capturing theory and methodology in participatory research / Renée R. Taylor ... --
Participatory action research : general principles and a study with a chronic health condition / Fabricio E. Balcazar [and others] --
Community development : enhancing the knowledge base through participatory action research / Renée I. Boothroyd, Stephen B. Fawcett, and Pennie G. Foster-Fishman --
Epidemiological research : science and community participation / Susan R. Torres-Harding, Richard Herrell, and Carole Howard --
Primary prevention : involving schools and communities in youth health promotion / Joseph A. Durlak [and others] --
Prevention science : participatory approaches and community case studies / Steven B. Pokorny [and others] --
University-community partnerships : a framework and an exemplar / Yolanda Suarez-Balcazar [and others] --
Self-help research : issues of power sharing / Daryl Holtz Isenberg [and others] --
Empowerment evaluation : principles and action / Abraham Wandersman [and others] --
Feminist perspectives : empowerment behind bars / Doreen D. Salina [and others] --
Culturally anchored research : quandaries, guidelines, and exemplars for community psychology / Christopher B. Keys [and others] --
Community narratives : the use of narrative ethnography in participatory community research / Gary W. Harper [and others] --
Community concerns about participatory research / Constance W. Van der Eb [and others] --
Student reflections on community research practices and their implications / Michelle Bloodworth [and others] --
Faculty deconstructs participatory research / Stephanie Riger [and others] --
Conclusion / Leonard A. Jason [and others] --
Appendix A. The community action research project as context for the Chicago conference / J.R. Newbrough --
Appendix B. New horizons for knowledge : the influence of citizen participation / Maritza Montero.
Series Title: Decade of behavior.
Responsibility: edited by Leonard A. Jason [and others] ; with Joseph A. Durlak, Daryl Holtz Isenberg.
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