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Research methods for community change : a project-based approach

Author: Randy Stoecker
Publisher: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"Everyone is a member of a community, and every community is continually changing. To successfully manage that change, community members need information. This book is an in-depth review of all of the research methods that communities can use to solve problems, develop their resources, protect their identities, and build power. With an engaging writing style and numerous real world examples, Randy Stoecker shows how  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Randy Stoecker
ISBN: 9781412994057 1412994055
OCLC Number: 758646870
Description: xvii, 280 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: "But i don't --
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The goose approach to research --
The community development context of research --
Head and hand together : a project-based research model --
Diagnosing --
Prescribing: researching options --
Implementing : when research is the project --
Evaluation --
Beyond information.
Responsibility: Randy Stoecker.

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This book presents a research model which can be used in the community in order to tackle problems and grow.  Read more...
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"In its community-based focus and careful attention to the micro, inter-group and institutional dynamics of project centered research in and with communities, this text stands alone. I am not aware Read more...

 
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