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Community-Based Participatory Research

  • Karen Hacker - Institute for Community Health, Cambridge Health Alliance, Harvard Medical School, USA


© 2013 | 160 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Community Based Participatory Research by Dr. Karen Hacker presents a practical approach to CBPR by describing how an individual researcher might understand and then actually conduct CBPR research. This how-to book provides a concise overview of CBPR theoretical underpinnings, methods considerations, and ethical issues in an accessible format interspersed with real life case examples that can accompany other methodologic texts in multiple disciplines.
 
Chapter 1. Principles of Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR)
 
Chapter 2. Defining the Community and Power Relationships
 
Chapter 3. Methods for CBPR
 
Chapter 4. CBPR--Step by Step
 
Chapter 5. Translating Research Into Practice: View From Community
 
Chapter 6. Ethical Considerations in CBPR
 
Chapter 7. Conclusions

Excellent description of CBPR.

Bruce Deforge
Social Work Dept, Univ Of Maryland Baltimore
May 1, 2014
Key features
  • The practical, step-by-step approach provides a “how to” for CBPR, actively engaging students in the topic. These case examples introduces students to the challenges and opportunities of a CBPR approach.
  • View from the Community sections help students translate research into practice. Students will hone their approach to community engagement as well as their understanding of the potential pitfalls of CBPR by gaining the perspective of community partners.
  • Questions and Activities sections provide instructors with examples of activities designed to reinforce learning and introduce students to practical aspects of CBPR through exercises that are based both in and out of class.

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