Category Archives for "Climate Transformations"

Invitation to collogue. ART – a vital alternative social science paradigm at a time of eco-social crisis. Join us!

Since the founding of Action Research journal in 2003, we have had the immodest aim to help recover and transform social science.  Our intent has been to assist the Academy, as well as the public and private sector, in discovering additions and alternatives to heretofore “ivory tower,” materialist-positivist research and practice. We want to extend our conversation […]


Un llamado a la Investigación-Acción para la Transformación: los tiempos lo demandan

Translation/Traducción: Dani Valderrama Cortés & Lake Sagaris. Autores: Bradbury, H., Waddell, S., O’Brien, K, Apgar, M., Teehankee, B., & Fazey, I. (2019). A call to Ac-tion Research for Transformations: The times demand it. Action Research, 17(1), 3- 10. “Todes hablan sobre el clima, nadie hace algo al respecto” – Mark Twain. “En la investigación […]


PAR social change in Santiago, Chile. Welcome to Dr. Lake Sagaris.

Dr. Lake Sagaris co-leads a social change lab in Santiago Chile – Laboratorio de Cambio Social, PAR – Participative Action Research – is at the heart of their work to build collaboration between university and urban community. The lab’s action research projects emphasize civic culture, mobility and sustainable urban development. Recently Lake’s lab joined our AR+ community as a stewarding organization. We share a recent […]


What is Good Action Research: Quality Choicepoints With a Refreshed Urgency for ARJ

ARJ special

As a stakeholder to AR+ you are hopefully familiar with our journal – Action Research. Much of our blog is devoted to making journal articles available. If you’re an author, reviewer, reader of the AR+ blog, or any/all of those categories, you may be aware that our purpose since inception with ARJ, an international, peer-reviewed […]


Introducing the AR Special Issue: ART and Climate Transformation.

Hilary Bradbury - Action Research

Introduction by Hilary Bradbury Action-oriented Research for Transformations (ART) is a social learning process in which participants learn with one another. Moreover, it is a societal learning process in which stakeholders in an issue get to realize that they make up the system and therefore have the power to remake that system together. Imagine the […]