This practical text integrates theoretical perspectives with guidelines for designing and implementing community-based qualitative research projects. Coverage of participatory research designs and approaches is complemented by chapters on specific aspects of this research process, such as developing relationships and sharing findings to strengthen programs. Included are useful handouts and templates for applying to the reader’s own projects, and end-of-chapter questions for self-reflection and class discussion. Readers will find the book’s engaging case studies, interdisciplinary real-life examples, and insights from project participants as a helpful foundation for future work in the field.
- Part 1 | INTRODUCTION AND BACKGROUND TO COMMUNITY-BASED RESEARCH
- Part 2 | PROJECT DESIGN, DATA COLLECTION, AND ANALYSIS
- Part 3 | NEXT STEPS: FROM RESEARCH TO ACTION