The SAGE Handbook of Social Work is the world's first generic major reference work to provide an authoritative guide to the theory, method, and values of social work in one volume. Drawn from an international field of excellence, the contributors each offer a critical analysis of their individual area of expertise. The result is this invaluable resource collection that not only reflects upon the condition of social work today but also looks to future developments.

Participatory Action Research

Participatory action research

This chapter shows that, rather than the generation of new knowledge – the purpose of conventional research – participatory action research (PAR) is driven predominantly by a desire for positive social change. Growing out of social and educational research, it is one of the few research approaches embracing the ...

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