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.

Involving Children and Youth in Participatory Research

Involving Children and Youth in Participatory Research

Diane Conrad Bryan Hogeveen Joanne Minaker Mildred Masimira Daena Crosby


This chapter provides a discussion of issues relevant to participatory methods in research with children and young people. We consider historical, psychological and contemporary perspectives on childhood and adolescence, including the impact of what has been termed the ‘new’ sociology of childhood and its implications for contemporary critical youth studies. We discuss a number of conceptual issues in relation to research with young people, including the notions of children’s rights, citizenship, voice, positive youth development, and children’s spaces and social agency. We explore various participatory methods and ...

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