Qualitative Research and Social Change

European Contexts

  • Pat Cox
  • Thomas Geisen
  • Roger Green

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Introduction: The Importance of Qualitative Research to Social Change — Preliminary Considerations

  3. Exploring Concepts and Approaches

  4. Welfare Issues and Community Development

  5. Issues in Research

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 184-221

About this book


Exploring the relationships between qualitative research and social change, this bookasks how social change is informed and influenced by research. Examples discussed are from research practice and experiences in the fields of sociology, social work, professional practice, education, criminal justice and anthropology."


anthropology community education qualitative research social change social research social work sociology

Editors and affiliations

  • Pat Cox
    • 1
  • Thomas Geisen
    • 2
  • Roger Green
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Social WorkUniversity of Central LancashireUK
  2. 2.University of Applied Sciences, Northwestern SwitzerlandSwitzerland
  3. 3.Centre for Community ResearchUniversity of HertfordshireUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9780230583962
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2008
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Social & Cultural Studies Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-35899-1
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-58396-2
  • About this book