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Participatory Research in Palliative Care: Actions and Reflections

Jo Hockley, Katherine Froggatt, and Katharina Heimerl

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199644155
eISBN:
9780191749094
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644155.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

Participatory research is a relatively new method of researching practice especially within palliative care. It differs from other methodologies in that there is an expectation of action within the ... More


Action research partnerships: contributing to evidence and intelligent change

Steve Cropper, Helen Snooks, Angela Evans, Janet Pinder, and Kevin Shales

in Community health and wellbeing: Action research on health inequalities

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348180
eISBN:
9781447301936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348180.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter evaluates the usefulness of action research partnerships in investigating and addressing health inequalities. It describes some aspects of the experience in action research that sought ... More


Systemic action research: A strategy for whole system change

Danny Burns

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347381
eISBN:
9781447303626
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347381.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

Systemic action research works with real social and organisational issues to uncover their complex dynamics, often revealing unexpected opportunities. This book shows how this process can be ... More


Conducting Research on Comprehensive Community Development Initiatives: Balancing Methodological Rigor and Community Responsiveness

Kimberly D. Bess, Bernadette Doykos, Joanna D. Geller, Krista L. Craven, and Maury Nation

in Academics in Action!: A Model for Community-Engaged Research, Teaching, and Service

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823268795
eISBN:
9780823272518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823268795.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

University and community partnerships are embedded in institutional contexts that create conflicting demands and require collaborative approaches that balance competing needs and interests and focus ... More


The role of the community-based action researcher

Martin O’Neill

in Community health and wellbeing: Action research on health inequalities

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348180
eISBN:
9781447301936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348180.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines one particular way in which projects sought to engage communities in the action research process and discusses the role and experiences of community-based action researchers ... More


The Field School in Intercultural Education as a Model for International Service-Learning and Collaborative Action-Research Training

Holly L. Karakos, Benjamin W. Fisher, Joanna Geller, Laurel Lunn, Neal A. Palmer, Douglas D. Perkins, Nikolay Mihaylov, William L. Partridge, and Sharon Shields

in Academics in Action!: A Model for Community-Engaged Research, Teaching, and Service

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823268795
eISBN:
9780823272518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823268795.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The HOD field school is an experiential learning program designed to promote the development of university students and community partners as they work together toward integrating research and action ... More


Action research: an overview

Jo Hockley, Katherine Froggatt, and Katharina Heimerl

in Participatory Research in Palliative Care: Actions and Reflections

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199644155
eISBN:
9780191749094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644155.003.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter sets the scene for the whole book and maps the history of action research starting with Lewin's work as a psychologist in the 1940s, its take-up within education to its current position ... More


Teachers as Researchers and Teacher Development

Bick-har Lam

in Learning and Teaching in the Chinese Classroom: Responding to Individual Needs

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789888083428
eISBN:
9789882209848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083428.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter describes the roles of the professional teacher in the twenty-first century within the context of Confucian heritage cultures such as Hong Kong, including the importance of action ... More


Supporting Voice in Women Living with HIV/AIDS

Rosanna F. DeMarco

in Silencing the Self Across Cultures: Depression and Gender in the Social World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195398090
eISBN:
9780199776900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398090.003.0017
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter describes the ways in which self-silencing theory can be used to understand the experiences of women in inner-city Boston living with HIV/AIDS. The author discusses how the ... More


Challenges for collaboration

Katherine Froggatt, Katharina Heimerl, and Jo Hockley

in Participatory Research in Palliative Care: Actions and Reflections

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199644155
eISBN:
9780191749094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644155.003.0016
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter concludes this edited book by bringing together some key themes that have arisen through the accounts presented here in terms of the strength, weaknesses, and existing gaps in the field. ... More


Quality and ethics in systemic action research

Danny Burns

in Systemic action research: A strategy for whole system change

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347381
eISBN:
9781447303626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347381.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter develops some arguments about quality and ethics in systematic action research. These arguments build on an emerging literature within the field of action research about what good ... More


Beyond The Victim: The Politics and Ethics of Empowering Cairo's Street Children

Kamal Fahmi

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9789774160639
eISBN:
9781617971020
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774160639.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Street children—abandoned or runaway children living on their own—can be found in cities all over the world, and their numbers are growing despite numerous international programs aimed at helping ... More


Action research

Danny Burns

in Systemic action research: A strategy for whole system change

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347381
eISBN:
9781447303626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347381.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

Action research has always held the promise of an embedded learning process that can both inform and create change. This approach has been developed and refined over the years so that it can ... More


Some systemic action research projects explored

Danny Burns

in Systemic action research: A strategy for whole system change

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347381
eISBN:
9781447303626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347381.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

The aim of this chapter is to illustrate in which real action research projects can emerge and evolve across a wide social and organisational terrain. Due to the depth and breadth of each of the ... More


Issues for action research facilitators

Danny Burns

in Systemic action research: A strategy for whole system change

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347381
eISBN:
9781447303626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347381.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter explores at the complexities of action research from the perspective of action research facilitators and those overseeing and managing action research projects. It examines the following ... More


Demonstrating quality and rigour in action research: peer education for end-of-life issues

Katherine Froggatt

in Participatory Research in Palliative Care: Actions and Reflections

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199644155
eISBN:
9780191749094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644155.003.0014
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

Ensuring high quality research is undertaken is an important issue that requires addressing whatever the study design. The concepts associated with quality (reliability, validity, rigour) are shaped ... More


Acting

David Byrne

in Applying social science: The role of social research in politics, policy and practice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424518
eISBN:
9781447301486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424518.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter deals with acting — the role of social science in action research. It argues that in addition to research projects which are explicitly identified as ‘action research’ much of the ... More


From Street Research to Public Health Intervention: The Hartford Drug Monitoring Project

Merrill Singer, Greg Mirhej, Claudia Santelices, and Hassan Saleheen

in Anthropology and Public Health: Bridging Differences in Culture and Society

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195374643
eISBN:
9780199865390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374643.003.0013
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter reports on the purpose, methods, and findings of a CDC-funded project in Hartford, Connecticut, entitled the Community Responses to Risks of Emergent Drug Use Project. This project was ... More


Facilitating bereavement support for people with intellectual disabilities in England

Sue Read

in Participatory Research in Palliative Care: Actions and Reflections

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199644155
eISBN:
9780191749094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644155.003.0008
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter explores action research involving people with intellectual disabilities (ID). It will describe the author's journey of discovery from conducting research on people with ID to working ... More


Power relations: enhancing the delivery of a palliative approach in an aged care setting

Sharon Andrews, Fran McInerney, and Andrew Robinson

in Participatory Research in Palliative Care: Actions and Reflections

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199644155
eISBN:
9780191749094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644155.003.0011
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter reports on a critical action research study that focused on the development of relationships between aged care staff and family members of people with dementia, in the context of a ... More


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