This guide to the essentials of doing participatory methods in a broad range of health contexts covers all of the stages of the research process, from research design right through to dissemination. With chapters from international contributors, each with many years’ experience using participatory qualitative approaches, it provides guidance on. - Ethical issues in Participatory Research - Designing and conduction Participatory Research projects - Data management and analysis - Researching with different populations - New technologies Packed full of up to date and engaging case studies, Using Participatory Qualitative Research Methodologies in Health offers a wide range of perspectives and voices on the practicalities and theoretical issues involved in conducting participatory research today. It is the ideal resource for students and researchers embarking upon a participatory research project.

Addressing Ethical Issues in PR: The Primacy of Relationship

Addressing Ethical Issues in PR: The Primacy of Relationship

Wendy Austin


In participatory research (PR), words like collaboration, communication, exploitation and responsiveness are significant. The very nature of PR demands attention to such notions and to the way that they are conceptualized and enacted by those involved. Research ethics in PR projects goes beyond the issues related to the specific research methods utilized, which can range from quantitative to qualitative to historical and beyond. Fundamental research concerns, such as informed consent, confidentiality and anonymity can take on a new complexity. Given that change is core to PR, the roles assumed by academic researchers, community representatives and project funders (and the power associated with such roles) demand attention and negotiation. This ...

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