Hilary Bradbury

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International Development, Aid and Social Transformation: ARJ Special

Marina Kent

In this couple of videologues we introduce the new special issue of  ARJ on International Development, Aid and Social Transformation. Guest Editors Kent Glenzer and Alfredo Ortiz did all the hard work of pulling it together and in addition to five lead papers, they also pull in practitioners’ responses on each of the articles. I […]


Action Research Healthcare in Sweden. Happier Patients, Lower Costs, Higher Quality

Action Research Healthcare in Sweden - Hilary Bradbury

Steve Waddell interviews Hilary Bradbury about a recent study she published with Svante Lifvergren, MD., Ph.D. It describes one of the best elaborated examples of action research in healthcare which Svante has been shepherded in Sweden for over a decade to great success. The transformative approach described boils down to continuous innovation in healthcare, shaped […]


A review of Lifescaping Practices in School Communities: Implementing Action Research and Appreciative Inquiry. By Rolla E. Lewis & Peg Winkelman, Routledge.

Lifescaping Practices in School Communities

Kenneth Gergen exclaims in the Foreword, “Here Rolla Lewis, Peg Winkelman, and their associates confront the emerging condition with creative daring. They offer… a rational for new forms of action, a new range of challenging practices, and useful applications of their orientation in action…. My deepest hope is that what they share within this work […]


AR+ Gathering U. Groningen Jan 21 2017 after an AR conference

International conference title: Learning histories for Sustainable Societies Where: University of Groningen, The Netherlands, 19-20 January 2017 And special meeting of AR+ on January 21st In the complexities of today’s world sustainable societies cannot exist without sustainable organizations. But how do we create sustainable organizations? This conference will address that question from the perspective of […]

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