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Essentials of community-based research

Author: Vera Caine; Judy Mill
Publisher: Walnut Creek, California : Left Coast Press Inc., [2016] ß2016
Series: Qualitative essentials, 11.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Community-based research (CBR) is the most commonly used method for serving community needs and effecting change through authentic, ethical, and meaningful social research. In this brief introduction to CBR, the real-world approach of noted experts Vera Caine and Judy Mill helps novice researchers understand the promise and perils of engaging in this research tradition. This book -outlines the basic steps and
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Vera Caine; Judy Mill
ISBN: 1134824483 9781134824489
OCLC Number: 959427823
Description: 1 online resource (159 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Section I: History and current practice --
Chapter 1: What is community-based research? --
Chapter 2: Community-based research: defining the principles --
Section II: The practice of community-based research --
Chapter 3: From theory to practice --
Chapter 4: Research design --
Chapter 5: Developing principles for research collaboration --
Section III: Contexts and challenges --
Chapter 6: Raising ethical questions --
Chapter 7: Considering capacity --
Chapter 8: Working with diverse populations: a focus on aboriginal communities in Canada / Randy Jackson and Renée Masching --
Section IV: Future challenges --
Chapter 9: Enacting social justice --
Chapter 10: Ways forward.
Series Title: Qualitative essentials, 11.
Responsibility: Vera Caine and Judy Mill ; with contributions by Randy Jackson and Ren?ee Masching.

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"Community-based research (CBR) is the most commonly used method for serving community needs and effecting change through authentic, ethical, and meaningful social research. In this brief introduction to CBR, the real-world approach of noted experts Vera Caine and Judy Mill helps novice researchers understand the promise and perils of engaging in this research tradition. This book -outlines the basic steps and issues in the CBR process-from collaboratively designing and conducting the research with community members to building community capacity; -covers how to negotiate complicated questions of researcher control and ethics; -includes a chapter written by community partners, among the examples from numerous projects from around the world"--

"Community-based research (CBR) is the most commonly used method for serving community needs and effecting change through authentic, ethical, and meaningful social research. In this brief introduction to CBR, the real-world approach of noted experts Vera Caine and Judy Mill helps novice researchers understand the promise and perils of engaging in this research tradition. This book -outlines the basic steps and issues in the CBR process--from collaboratively designing and conducting the research with community members to building community capacity; -covers how to negotiate complicated questions of researcher control and ethics; -includes a chapter written by community partners, among the examples from numerous projects from around the world"--

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"[This book] is an important contribution to the literature on community-based research (CBR). [It] provides clear instruction and guidance to community groups, advanced students, academic Read more...

 
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