Tag 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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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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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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Participatory Research and Community Organizing

Read   Changing economic and political relations, based on the ownership and control of information technologies and communication, raise important questions for community organizing in an increasingly privatized, postindustrial world of a knowledge society: Who produces knowledge and for whose … Continue reading

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Learning from Change: Issues and Experiences in Participatory Monitoring and Evaluation

Read Learning from Change provides an overview of the common themes and experiences in participatory approaches to monitoring and evaluation across different institutions and sectors. It is a compilation of selected case studies and discussions between practitioners, academics, donors, and … Continue reading

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Participatory Research and Community Organizing

Participatory research is a way of seeing and a form of knowing that employs historical knowledge, reflexive reasoning, and dialectic awareness to give people some tools to realize new potentials for the emancipation and enlightenment of ordinary individuals today. By … Continue reading

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Are Academics irrelevant? – roles for Scholars in Participatory Research

The idea of participatory research and its various related forms (collaborative research, action research, participatory action research), as a way to assist community self determination, has exploded in popularity over the last decade. As a practitioner of the method, however, … Continue reading

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