shopping cart
nothing in cart
 
browse by subject
new releases
best sellers
sale books
browse by author
browse by publisher
home
about us
upcoming events
May 27th - Becoming Trauma-Sensitive: The Professionalsí Path to Making Mindfulness Meditation Safe and Effective for Trauma Survivors [MAGentix]
May 27th - A Mindful Society post-conference full-day workshop with Thupten Jinpa, PhD [A Mindful Society]
May 29th - Toronto 4 Day Externship in Emotionally Focused Therapy [Toronto Centre for Emotionally Focused Therapy]
May 29th - AFCC 56th Annual Conference - The Future of Family Justice: International Innovations [AFCC - Association of Family and Conciliation Courts]
May 30th - Dialectical Behaviour Therapy Part 2: Formulating effective treatment plans for complex clients [SickKids CCMH Learning Institute]
schools agencies and other institutional orders (click here)
Participatory Community Research : Theories and Methods in Action
Jason, Leonard A. (Edt)
American Psychological Association / Hardcover / 2004-12-01 / 1591470692
Research / Social & Political Issues
price: $34.50 (may be subject to change)
271 pages
Not in stock - ships in one week.

Participatory Community Research addresses the gap between scientific knowledge and the practice of community based research methods. Unlike the traditional approaches to research in which researchers generate the ideas for projects, define the methods, and interpret the outcomes, the approaches of participatory research empower community populations to shape the research agenda. Their participation often results in generating greater sociopolitical awareness and affecting large systemic change in the community. Although this type of research has proven to be a powerful tool for community intervention, comparative analyses of methods and outcomes are absent from the literature. In this volume, leading community psychologists and practitioners discuss recent theoretical advances and innovative methods in the field. Valuable case studies illustrate how these participatory approaches have led to high quality collaborations, interventions, and prevention projects. Chapters examine the effects of participatory research on the community, research quality, collaborative challenges, and best practices. This text elucidates the challenges and successes of community psychology and will help set the course for future research in the field.
--- from the publisher

Caversham Booksellers
98 Harbord St, Toronto, ON M5S 1G6 Canada
(click for map and directions)
All prices in $cdn
Copyright 2019

Phone toll-free (800) 361-6120
Tel (416) 944-0962 | Fax (416) 944-0963
E-mail info@cavershambooksellers.com
Hours: 9-6 M-W / 9-7 Th-F / 10-6 Sat / 12-5 Sun EST

search
Click here to read previous issues.
other lists
American Psychological Association
Research
Social & Political Issues