Participatory Action Research in Health Care / Edition 1

Participatory Action Research in Health Care / Edition 1

by Tina Koch, Debbie Kralik
     
 

ISBN-10: 1405124164

ISBN-13: 9781405124164

Pub. Date: 07/10/2006

Publisher: Wiley

Participatory Action Research in Healthcare provides a guide to participatory action research in the community health setting. It draws upon the authors' experiences working, researching and engaging with people utilising collaborative, participatory approaches. The authors position participatory action research as a vital, dynamic and relevant approach that can be

Overview

Participatory Action Research in Healthcare provides a guide to participatory action research in the community health setting. It draws upon the authors' experiences working, researching and engaging with people utilising collaborative, participatory approaches. The authors position participatory action research as a vital, dynamic and relevant approach that can be engaged by practitioners and health service providers. It is argued that participating with people is the way to move forward toward sustainable services that evoke human flourishing.

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405124164
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
07/10/2006
Pages:
194
Product dimensions:
6.82(w) x 9.70(h) x 0.45(d)

Table of Contents

Section One: Articulation.

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

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