Participatory action research

Participatory action research

'Women CARE' in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
BC Centre of Excellence for Women’s Health
Fern Charlie
Edition: 
Vol. 10, N. 2
Publisher: 
Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
Spring/Summer 2008
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Discusses the VANDU Women Clinic Action Research for Empowerment Project (VANDU Women Care), a peer-driven, community-based organization that provides support, education and advocacy by and for women who use drugs in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside. The goal of the project is to produce new knowledge about the primary health-care experiences of women who use drugs, while supporting their health, well-being and leadership.

Poverty: our voices, our views

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence (PWHCE)
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Online
Publisher: 
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Presents a photovoice project display by low-income women in Winnipeg. Represents their experiences of living in poverty, and the barriers and the supports found in their communities. Link requires PowerPoint.

Looking out/looking in: women, poverty and public policy

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence (PWHCE)
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Online
Publisher: 
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Presents a photovoice project display by low-income women in Saskatoon. Represents their experiences of living in poverty, and the barriers and the supports found in their communities. Link requires PowerPoint.

Guidelines on ethical participatory research with HIV positive women

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English
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Online
Author: 
International Community of Women Living with HIV/AIDS
Publisher: 
International Community of Women Living with HIV/AIDS
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
London, UK

Presents guidelines and categories for classifying participatory research protocols when developing socio-economic research programmes with HIV-positive women.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Knowledge from action: community-based research in Canada's HIV strategy

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Terry Trussler
Rick Marchand
Publisher: 
Health Canada
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Organizes a conceptual framework to build the capacities of communities to conduct needed research on HIV/AIDS. Concepts, experiences and suggestions for this project were gathered from several sources: a selection of relevant documents; readings from a sample of the current literature on post-modern developments in social science methodology; and a series of key informant interviews.

ISBN/ISSN: 
AIDS.T78 1998
ISBN 1895922097

Participatory action research: a guide to becoming a researcher for social change

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English
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Paper
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Marika Morris
Muzychka
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Canadian Research Institute for the Advancement of Women
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides an accessible tool for community organizations to plan, conduct, and communicatio their own participatory action research. Written from a feminist perspective, but is aimed at all social justice organizations. Offers the basics about putting together a participatory action research project and how to implement the final recommendations.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0919653979
WOMR.M67 2002
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