This innovative text demonstrates how social science theory and research can be applied to successful collaborative work with community groups. The 27 instructive case studies, framed by two introductory chapters and a concluding chapter, draw out the principles and perspectives underlying the case materials. Each case also concludes with extensive editorial commentary.
FIRST SECTION: WHY COLLABORATE AND MODELS OF HOW TO
Effective Models of Collaboration
SECOND SECTION: CASE STUDIES OF COLLABORATION IN VARIOUS SUBSTANTIVE AREAS
Racial, Ethnic and Economic Diversity
Whose Environment, Whose Problem? Collaborative Research is Changing the Environmental Movement
New Models for Community-Based Research and Learning