Community-Based Participatory Research

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Community-Based Participatory Research for Health

(2002) Minkler and Wallerstein have pulled together a fantastic set of contributions from the leading researchers in the field. In addition to a fine collection of case studies, this book puts the key issues for researchers and practitioners in a historical, philosophical, and applied, practical context.

Creating Partnerships, Improving Health: The Role of Community-Based Participatory Research

(2003), Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. Health-related research studies may develop new treatments or find ways to prevent disease. But it can take years before these treatments become available in most clinics, doctors’ offices, or community health centers. This is especially true for disadvantaged communities, even when they are the subject of the research. There is a type of health care research that promises to directly benefit the people studied. This approach, Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR), actively involves the community being studied in the research.

Methods in Community-Based Participatory Research for Health

(2005). Israel, B., et al. View the Google book here, or download or purchase the book here.

Principles of Community Engagement

(2011) CDC. View the PDF here (PDF opens in new tab).