About this book
This textbook is a comprehensive guide for students interested in using participatory research to improve people’s health and well-being. It is especially designed for those working in the fields of health and social welfare who are embarking on participatory research for the first time. It covers all phases in participatory research from “getting started,” to “acting for change,” “continuing the journey” and “articulating impact.” Its unique format helps readers understand the essence of participatory research as a comprehensive approach for doing research which is underpinned by a set of fundamental values. The many real life examples of participatory research projects from around the world inspire readers to find creative ways to manage their own research while opening up new horizons in their work.
Participatory Health Research Participatory Research for Health and Well-Being Participatory Principles and Methods Health Promotion and Prevention Participatory Health Promotion and Prevention HIV/ AIDS Prevention Comprehensive Approach of Participatory Research Improving Health and Well-Being Health and Social Welfare Participatory Research and Building Relationships Social Movement Sustainability of Participatory Research Social Change and Impact