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Community-Based Qualitative Research : Approaches for Education and the Social Sciences (Paperback)
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Community-Based Qualitative Research provides an introduction to community-based research/ethnography and other applied approaches to conducting qualitative research within community settings. In addition to offering a background in related theory and research, Laura R. Johnson includes hands-on activities, and step-by-step guidelines for instructors, students, and practitioners interested in designing and implementing community-based coursework and projects. The book will be used in courses in community-based research, service learning, and participatory action research that include fieldwork experience in disciplines such as education, sociology and social work, urban planning, and public health. Each chapter includes: theoretical background related to the chapter’s topic; reflective writings from students who have conducted community-based research, as well as from various study participants; hands-on activities and examples including worksheets and reflective writing prompts and assignments, and case studies of successful research; and bibliographies and resources. The book will include photographs of course activities and community events.
Number of Pages: 187
Genre: Social Science
Publisher: Sage Pubns
Author: Laura Ruth Johnson
Street Date: April 21, 2016
Item Number (DPCI): 248-06-7624
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