Participatory Action Research / Edition 1

Participatory Action Research / Edition 1

by William Foote Whyte
     
 

Through a rejection of the traditional separation between the researcher and the research setting, this volume discusses a philosophy in which the researcher is fully involved in the process of organizational learning and change. William Foote Whyte and his collaborators outline the theory and methods behind participatory action research, weigh up its strengths and… See more details below

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Through a rejection of the traditional separation between the researcher and the research setting, this volume discusses a philosophy in which the researcher is fully involved in the process of organizational learning and change. William Foote Whyte and his collaborators outline the theory and methods behind participatory action research, weigh up its strengths and weaknesses and then present cases where this research strategy has been used in both industry and agriculture from a variety of countries on four continents.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803937437
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
11/01/1990
Series:
SAGE Focus Editions Series, #123
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.56(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction - William Foote Whyte
PAR IN INDUSTRY
Participatory Action Research - William Foote Whyte, Davydd J Greenwood and Peter Lazes
Through Practice to Science in Social Research
Participatory Action Research - Larry A Pace and Dominick R Argona
A View from Xerox
Participatory Action Research - Anthony J Constanza
A View from ACTWU
Participatory Action Research - Jose Luis Gonzalez Santos
A View from FAGOR
Participatory Action Research and Action Science Compared - Chris Argyris and Donald Schon
A Commentary
Comparing PAR and Action Science - William Foote Whyte
Research, Action and Participation - Richard E Walton and Michael Gaffney
The Merchant Shipping Case
Co-Generative Learning - Max Elden and Morton Levin
Bringing Participation into Action Research
Action Research as Method - Jan Irgen Karlsen
Reflections from a Program for Developing Methods and Competence
Participant Observer Research - Robert E Cole
An Activist Role
PAR IN AGRICULTURE
Participatory Strategies in Agricultural Research and Development - William Foote Whyte
A Joint Venture in Technology Transfer to Increase Adoption Rates - Ramiro Ortiz
Participatory Action Research in Togo - Richard Maclure and Michael Bassey
An Inquiry into Maize Storage Systems
The Role of the Social Scientist in Participatory Action research - Sergio Ruano
Social Scientists in International Agriculture Resarch - Douglas E Horton
Ensuring Relevance and Conributing to the Knowledge Base
Conclusions - William Foote Whyte

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