Summary of Table of Contents
I. Introduction: Research and Social Change
What is research?
Who gets to do research?
How is research used?
How can research be used, how do we want to use it?
What is participatory action research? How is it different from other kinds of research?
Research can’t solve every problem
Is there a difference between “good research” and “bad research”?
II. Putting together a participatory action research project
Choosing an issue: What do you want to do? What is your goal?
Project partners/participants: Who will be involved and how?
Money: How will the project be funded?
Method: How will you collect the information you need to know?
Analysis: How will you interpret what you’ve collected?
Presentation: How will you write up or present your results?
Taking action: How will you communicate and act on your results?
III. What worked
Ethical issues in the research process
Case Study: Labrador Inuit women
IV. Issues in feminist participatory action research: A literature review
Defining feminist research
V. Resource section