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Collaborative Research And Social Change

Applied Anthropology In Action, 1st Edition

By Donald D Stull


280 pages

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Community case studies are basic to anthropology, yet there are relatively few examples in which the promotion of social change has been the explicit goal of the research. The case studies included here are all "natural experiments" that involve long-term community-based research, close collaboration between researchers and representatives of the h

Table of Contents

Introduction -- Collaborative Research in the United States -- Urban Comadronas: Maternal and Child Health Research and Policy Formulation in a Puerto Rican Community -- In the People’s Service: The Kansas Kickapoo Technical Assistance Project -- Community Action and Social Adaptation: The Farmworker Movement in the Midwest -- Linguistics in Action: The Hualapai Bilingual/Bicultural Education Program -- Collaborative Educational Ethnography: Problems and Profits -- Collaborative Research in the Third World -- Against the Odds: Collaboration and Development at Vicos -- The Mexican Urban Housing Project: A Collaboration Between la Área Técnica y la Área Social -- Saving the City: University Research, Political Action, and the Squatter Problem in Davao City, Philippines -- Concluding Comments -- Perspectives on Collaborative Research

About the Author

Donald D. Stull is associate professor of anthropology and research associate in the Institute for Public Policy and Business Research at the University of Kansas.

Jean J. Schensul is executive director of the Community Council of the Capitol Region, Hartford, Connecticut, and associate professor of anthropology at the University of Connecticut.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / General