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Community-Based Participatory Research

Community-Based Participatory Research

  • Karen Hacker - Institute for Community Health, Cambridge Health Alliance, Harvard Medical School, USA

February 2013 | 160 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Community Based Participatory Research by Dr. Karen Hacker presents a practical approach to CBPR by describing how an individual researcher might understand and then actually conduct CBPR research. This how-to book provides a concise overview of CBPR theoretical underpinnings, methods considerations, and ethical issues in an accessible format interspersed with real life case examples that can accompany other methodologic texts in multiple disciplines.
Chapter 1. Principles of Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR)
Chapter 2. Defining the Community and Power Relationships
Chapter 3. Methods for CBPR
Chapter 4. CBPR--Step by Step
Chapter 5. Translating Research Into Practice: View From Community
Chapter 6. Ethical Considerations in CBPR
Chapter 7. Conclusions

Excellent description of CBPR.

Bruce Deforge
Social Work Dept, Univ Of Maryland Baltimore
May 1, 2014

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Karen A. Hacker

Dr. Karen Hacker, M.D., MPH, is the executive director of the Institute for Community Health, a community research organization dedicated to CBPR (Community Based Participatory Research) in Cambridge, MA. She is an associate professor of medicine at the Harvard Medical School and Harvard School of Public Health, where she teaches Community-Based Participatory Action Research. She serves as the Senior Medical Director for Public and Community Health at the Cambridge Health Alliance and provides leadership for population health initiatives as well as practicing as a primary care physician. She received her M.D. from Northwestern University,... More About Author

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