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What can action research and transdisciplinarity learn from each other?

From our likeminded colleagues in implementation and integration: https://i2insights.org A man raises his hand and brings up the following issue: “Our community is constantly affected by terrible floods that not only destroy our houses, but are the cause of sicknesses of our children.” This statement—in the midst of a participatory budget meeting in South Brazil—raised […]


Lifescaping: Action Research and Appreciative Inquiry in The Bay Area. Download here!

Community offering…On Lifescaping by Rolla Lewis et al. With support from the Taos Institute, the Lifescaping Project created a WorldShare book titled: Lifescaping Project: Action Research and Appreciative Inquiry in San Francisco Bay Area Schools (2017), with the foreword by Hilary Bradbury. The Lifescaping Project offers their book as an invitation and guide for other […]


August 2017 AR+ Newsletter link…Book launch!

  Dear Action Researchers We are in the final days! At the end of next week all of our efforts come together with the launch of our new book Cooking With Action Research. http://mailchi.mp/9b197de6b42d/action-research-community-update-1423953 It has truly been a collaborative process and we are thrilled with how it is coming together. In this month’s newsletter we announce the survey […]


AR+ Co-labs survey: Doing more good together

Action Research Cookbook

AR+ co-labs foster friendly, person-centered spaces — AKA communities of practice — as dynamos of good action research for different domains: education, healthcare, inter-personal relationship, sustainable organizing. As the AR+ collective gets ready to launch our Cookbook (Cooking with Action Research: Stories and Resources for Self and Community Transformation), we invite you to read the […]


Call for ARJ. 2018. Climate Change and Action Research: Creating Transformative Knowledge With Stakeholders

The science of climate change tells  us that too much carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is disrupting climate patterns (IPCC, 2014). It is clear that we must halt catastrophic climate change and at the same time adapt to its near-term impacts.  However, mobilizing social changes at the rate, scale, magnitude and depth that is called […]


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