Community-Based Participatory Research for Health : From Process to Outcomes

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 10/27/2008
  • Publisher: Jossey-Bass

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Minkler and Wallerstein have pulled together a fantastic set of contributions from the leading researchers in the field. In addition to a fine collection of case studies, this book puts the key issues for researchers and practitioners in a historical, philosophical, and applied, practical context

Author Biography

Meredith Minkler, DRPH, is professor and chair of Community Health Education and Health and Social Behavior, Division of Health and Social Behavior, at the School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California.

Nina Wallerstein, DRPH, is professor and founding director of the MPH program at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Table of Contents

Figures, and Exhibits
The Editors
The Contributors
Introduction To Community-Based Participatory Research
Introduction to Community-Based Participatory Research: New Issues and Emphases
The Growing Support for CBPR
Semantics and Core Principles
CBPR and the Fight to Eliminate Health Disparities
Goals of This Book: Continuing Concerns and New Emphases
Organization of This Book.Summary
Questions for Discussion
Key Terms
The Theoretical, Historical, and Practice Roots of CBPR and Related Participatory Traditions
Historical Roots
Core Concepts and New Theories
Feminism, Poststructuralism, and Postcolonialism
Paulo Freire and Praxis
Questions for Discussion
Key Terms
Critical Issues in Developing and Following Community-Based Participatory Research Principles
CBPR Definition and Key Principles.Issues in Developing and Following CBPR Principles
Questions for Discussion
Key Terms
Bringing Experimental Design to Community-Partnered Participatory Research
Using CPPR as a Framework
The Fit Between Designs and Projects
Experimental Design Lessons from the Building Wellness Pilot
Applying the Lessons: CPIC
The Road Ahead for CPIC
Questions for Discussion
Key Terms
Power, Trust, And Dialogue: Working With Diverse Communities In Community-Based Participatory Research
The Dance of Race and Privilege in Community-Based Participatory Research
Framework of Oppression and Racism
Translating Culture
White Privilege
Building Alliances Across Differences.Recommendations for Research and Practice
Questions for Discussion
Key Terms
Are Academics Irrelevant? Approaches and Roles for Scholars in Community-Based Participatory Research
Options for the Academic
Recommendations for the Academic
Questions for Discussion
Key Terms
Community-Based Participatory Research with Cambodian Girls in Long Beach, California: A Case Study
ACRJ and the HOPE Projects
Setting the Stage for Participatory Research
Identifying Sexual Harassment as an Issue.Researching the Problem
Moving into Action.Khmer Girls in Action: A Youth-Led Organization Is Born
Lessons Learned
Questions for Discussion
CBPR with a Hidden Population: The Transgender Community Health Project a Decade Later
The Transgender Community and the CBPR Study
Project Impact over Ten Years
Questions for Discussion
Key Terms
Selecting Issues And Evaluating Outcomes With Communities
Community-Driven Asset Identification and Issue Selection
Core Principles and Considerations
Tools for Identifying Community Resources and Concerns.Issue Selection in CBPR
When Preexisting Goals Constrain Issue Selection
Questions for Discussion
Key Terms
Using Web-Based Tools to Build Capacity for CBPR: Two Case Studies of American Indian Leadership Development
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