Participatory and Action Research Methods

Title:
Participatory and Action Research Methods
Authors:
Wisner, Ben; Stea, David; Kruks, Sonia
Abstract:
The term “action research” is associated in the USA with Kurt Lewin, who published extensively on action research from the 1940s onward and gave these methods their conceptual form. To Lewin (1946), action research was comparative research on the conditions and effects of various forms of social action and research leading to social action .... [it is] a big spiral of steps, each of which is composed of a circle of planning, action, and fact-finding about the result of the action. [Action, research, and training form] a triangle that should be kept together for the sake of any of the corners, (pp. 202–211)
Citation:
Wisner, Ben, David Stea, and Sonia Kruks. "Participatory and Action Research Methods." In Advances in Environment, Behavior, and Design, Vol. 3, edited by Ervin H. Zube and Gary T. Moore, 271-295. New York: Springer US, 1999.
Publisher:
Springer US
DATE ISSUED:
1991
Department:
Politics
Type:
Book chapter
PUBLISHED VERSION:
10.1007/978-1-4684-5814-5_8
PERMANENT LINK:
http://hdl.handle.net/11282/605870

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dc.contributor.authorWisner, Benen
dc.contributor.authorStea, Daviden
dc.contributor.authorKruks, Soniaen
dc.date.accessioned2016-04-19T12:45:12Zen
dc.date.available2016-04-19T12:45:12Zen
dc.date.issued1991en
dc.identifier.citationWisner, Ben, David Stea, and Sonia Kruks. "Participatory and Action Research Methods." In Advances in Environment, Behavior, and Design, Vol. 3, edited by Ervin H. Zube and Gary T. Moore, 271-295. New York: Springer US, 1999.en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/11282/605870en
dc.description.abstractThe term “action research” is associated in the USA with Kurt Lewin, who published extensively on action research from the 1940s onward and gave these methods their conceptual form. To Lewin (1946), action research was comparative research on the conditions and effects of various forms of social action and research leading to social action .... [it is] a big spiral of steps, each of which is composed of a circle of planning, action, and fact-finding about the result of the action. [Action, research, and training form] a triangle that should be kept together for the sake of any of the corners, (pp. 202–211)en
dc.language.isoen_USen
dc.publisherSpringer USen
dc.identifier.doi10.1007/978-1-4684-5814-5_8en
dc.subject.departmentPoliticsen_US
dc.titleParticipatory and Action Research Methodsen_US
dc.typeBook chapteren
dc.identifier.isbn978-1-4684-5816-9en
dc.identifier.volume3en_US
dc.identifier.startpage271en_US
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