Participatory Action Research in Healthcare explores the key issues surrounding participatory action research, and examines the benefits of this approach for community development and health promotion. It includes detailed guidelines on data generation and analysis.
Chapter 1. Participatory action... what it is.
Chapter 2. Learning to learn.
Chapter 3. Preparation of community practitioners in everyday practice.
Section Two Exploration.
Chapter 4. Facilitation: dealing with discord.
Chapter 5. Ethical considerations in the participatory action process.
Chapter 6. Participatory action and organisational settings.
Section Three: Illustration.
Chapter 7. Participatory action in community development.
Chapter 8. Organisational participatory action approach and development of community partnerships/cooperatives.
Chapter 9. Putting it all together: examples in practice
I see this book as essential reading for anyone engaging in action research. It can be used as a core text in action research courses or at minimum as essential reading.′
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