Action Research: A Handbook for Practitioners (Theories of Institutional Design)
Brand: SAGE Publications, Inc

Action Research: A Handbook for Practitioners (Theories of Institutional Design)

  • Publish Date: 1996-02-05
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Ernest T. Stringer

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Community-based action research - a type of research undertaken by workers in a wide variety of community, organizational and institutional settings - is the subject of this book. The author provides a series of tools to help the researcher, whether novice or experienced in other types of research, comfortably through this research process. After defining and placing community-based action research in the context of qualitative research methodology, Ernest T Stringer describes a simple and effective model for approaching action research: Look - building a picture and gathering information; Think - interpreting and explaining; Act - resolving issues and problems. In conclusion he considers issues of legitimacy surroundi

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