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Participatory Research

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The main objective of this chapter is to introduce participatory research simplistically so that the readers can understand this research approach easily. First, the chapter provides a brief introduction to participatory research that underlines the boundary and scope of this research. Then, the chapter provides the meanings and some referred definitions. It gives a brief description of how this kind of research differs from action research. The next sections highlight the methods of participatory research and then discuss the fundamental characteristics and principles followed by the stages of this research. The next sections briefly explain the importance of this research followed by the ethics and challenges that should be considered to conduct such kind of research followed by a brief conclusion.

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Islam, M.R. (2022). Participatory Research. In: Islam, M.R., Khan, N.A., Baikady, R. (eds) Principles of Social Research Methodology. Springer, Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-19-5441-2_20

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