Community-Based Qualitative Research
Approaches for Education and the Social Sciences
- Laura Ruth Johnson - Northern Illinois University, USA
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Increased awareness of qualitative community-based research benefits educators and community organizations. This text provides students with a solid understanding of the tenets of CBR and the positive benefits resulting from collaboration between parties interested in positive social change.
This book is a very concise, useful and practical contribution to the field of community education. It is an excellent starting point for launching researchers into addressing community-based problems.
Community-Based Qualitative Research: Approaches for Education and the Social Sciences provides a unique perspective of collaborating on research projects with the community. Grappling with current issues, this book provides real-world experiences to help conquer these problems.
In many overview courses of qualitative research methods, community-based research gets little air time. This text helps fill in the knowledge and experience gaps for faculty and students so they can construct their own community-based class projects in a more thoughtful and reciprocal manner. It also has great learning activities that can be used in the classroom.