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Building Community
Social Science in Action


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Sociology (General)

March 1997 | 288 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
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
 
University
Community Collaborative Research: Adding Chairs at the Research Table

 
 
Effective Models of Collaboration
 
SECOND SECTION: CASE STUDIES OF COLLABORATION IN VARIOUS SUBSTANTIVE AREAS
 
Racial, Ethnic and Economic Diversity
Pipedream of the Politically Correct or Are There Working Models?

 
 
Whose Environment, Whose Problem? Collaborative Research is Changing the Environmental Movement
 
New Models for Community-Based Research and Learning
 
Health Issues
 
Community Control/Voice
 
Conclusion
Collaboration Gives Hope and Voice in an Age of Disenchantment

 

well written

Ms Melody Sands
English Humanities Dept, Shawnee State University
January 4, 2012

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