Category Archives for "action research"

What can action research and transdisciplinarity learn from each other?

From our likeminded colleagues in implementation and integration: 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. 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 […]


Designing healthcare in collaboration

Healthcare systems of today face many challenges. At the core of these stands the care systems’ capability to improve or even transform services to fulfill the growing needs of the citizens. Strong professionals who influence the development of healthcare services have dominated healthcare organizations for many years. However, an increasing number of reports show that […]


Can a process of participatory video be a way to increase the capabilities of young participants?

To what extent an engagement of eleven young Spanish participants in an audio-visual PAR process can expand their capacity to be agents of change? In the recently published paper Analysing participatory video through the capability approach. A case study in Quart de Poblet (Valencia, Spain) we address those questions using, for our analysis, the capability […]

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