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Participatory Action Research



January 1991 | 248 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Through a rejection of the traditional separation between the researcher and the research setting, this volume discusses a philosophy in which the researcher is fully involved in the process of organizational learning and change. William Foote Whyte and his collaborators outline the theory and methods behind participatory action research, weigh up its strengths and weaknesses and then present cases where this research strategy has been used in both industry and agriculture from a variety of countries on four continents.
William Foote Whyte
Introduction
 
PAR IN INDUSTRY
William Foote Whyte, Davydd J Greenwood and Peter Lazes
Participatory Action Research
Through Practice to Science in Social Research  
Larry A Pace and Dominick R Argona
Participatory Action Research
A View from Xerox  
Anthony J Constanza
Participatory Action Research
A View from ACTWU  
Jose Luis Gonzalez Santos
Participatory Action Research
A View from FAGOR  
Chris Argyris and Donald Schon
Participatory Action Research and Action Science Compared
A Commentary  
William Foote Whyte
Comparing PAR and Action Science
Richard E Walton and Michael Gaffney
Research, Action and Participation
The Merchant Shipping Case  
Max Elden and Morton Levin
Co-Generative Learning
Bringing Participation into Action Research  
Jan Irgen Karlsen
Action Research as Method
Reflections from a Program for Developing Methods and Competence  
Robert E Cole
Participant Observer Research
An Activist Role  
 
PAR IN AGRICULTURE
William Foote Whyte
Participatory Strategies in Agricultural Research and Development
Ramiro Ortiz
A Joint Venture in Technology Transfer to Increase Adoption Rates
Richard Maclure and Michael Bassey
Participatory Action Research in Togo
An Inquiry into Maize Storage Systems  
Sergio Ruano
The Role of the Social Scientist in Participatory Action research
Douglas E Horton
Social Scientists in International Agriculture Resarch
Ensuring Relevance and Conributing to the Knowledge Base  
William Foote Whyte
Conclusions

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