Category Archives: Participatory research

An international experience of research with children: moving forward on the idea of children’s participation

This article examines a research collaboration in which an Australian and an Italian researcher came together in order to develop a project with young children to document their standpoints on the quality of their experiences of the early childhood services … Continue reading

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Participatory Research Methods: A Methodological Approach in Motion

This article serves as an introduction to the FQS special issue “Participatory Qualitative Research.” In recent years there has been a resurgence of interest in participatory research strategies. The articles in this special issue come from different disciplines. Against the … Continue reading

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Movimentos Sociais – Participação social como política de Estado

Em seminário inédito sobre presença da sociedade na construção de políticas públicas, Secretaria Geral da Presidência colhe propostas para elaborar projeto de lei sobre Política Nacional de Participação Social. Militantes cobram influência na política econômica e orçamento mais participativo. Objetivo … Continue reading

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How to Choose the Right Technology for Your Digital Activism Campaign

Read Read also: How to Choose the Right Technology for Your Digital Activism Campaign: Advanced Google’s Revolution Factory – Alliance of Youth Movements This site offers how to guides for using a wide range digital technologies in your social movement … Continue reading

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Participatory GIS: the traps of participation

Read With the simplification of GIS technologies and the promotion of P-GIS, communities across Africa are getting to grips with GPS and participatory mapping processes, but to what end?Community-based forestry management CBFM often throws up ‘good practice’ examples that demonstrate … Continue reading

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Changing School-Community relations through Participatory Research – Strategies from First Nations and Teachers

Read A crucial aspect of the National Indian Brotherhood’s call for First Nations control of First Nations education was its significant recognition of parental responsibility in the educational decision-making process. The relationship between the school and the community has been … Continue reading

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Experiencias y Metodología de la Investigación Participativa

Read El potencial de la investigación participativa apunta a la producción de conocimiento, articulando de manera crítica los aportes de la ciencia y del saber popular, con el fin de reorientarlos hacia la acción transformadora de la realidad. A través … Continue reading

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Social Movements Knowledge – What Do We Know, How Do We Create Knowledge and What Do We Do With It

Social Movements produce knowledge about the social world. More specifically, they produce knowledge from below, information about society which is inconvenient to and resisted by those above: the wealthy, the mighty and the learned (or , as we might say, … Continue reading

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The Intellectual Legitimacy of Participatory Action Research – its grounding in the Interactive moment

Read Their openness and lack of a predetermined, idealized order, is a strength in conversational inquiries, not a weakness. For it is in the disorderly details that come to light within such inquiries, rather than in the confirmation of past … Continue reading

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Action Research Meets Critical Pedagogy – Theory, Practice, and Reflection

Read This article describes and critically examines the collaborative research process between an urban university’s research center and its community partners. The authors link the theoretical framework of collaborative research, participatory action research, and critical pedagogy to their personal experiences … Continue reading

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