Action Research: A Handbook for Practitioners

Action Research: A Handbook for Practitioners

by Ernest T. Stringer
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761900640

ISBN-13: 9780761900641

Pub. Date: 02/12/1996

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Community-based action research - a type of research undertaken by workers in a wide variety of community, organizational and institutional settings - is the subject of this book. The author provides a series of tools to help the researcher, whether novice or experienced in other types of research, comfortably through this research process.
After defining and

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Community-based action research - a type of research undertaken by workers in a wide variety of community, organizational and institutional settings - is the subject of this book. The author provides a series of tools to help the researcher, whether novice or experienced in other types of research, comfortably through this research process.
After defining and placing community-based action research in the context of qualitative research methodology, Ernest T Stringer describes a simple and effective model for approaching action research: Look - building a picture and gathering information; Think - interpreting and explaining; Act - resolving issues and problems. In conclusion he considers issues of legitimacy surroundi

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761900641
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
02/12/1996
Series:
Theories of Institutional Design
Pages:
255

Table of Contents

Foreword - Egon Guba
Research in Professional and Public Life
Principles of Community-Based Action Research
Setting the Stage
Look
Building the Picture
Think
Interpreting and Explaining
Act
Resolving the Problems
Act
Resolving Complex Problems
This Is Not the End

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