This book presents community case studies that involve long-term community-based research, close collaboration between researchers and representatives of the host community, and the application of research methods and findings to social-change goals within the community.
Introduction Part 1: Collaborative Research in the United States 1. Urban Comadronas: Maternal and Child Health Research and Policy Formulation in a Puerto Rican Community 2. In the People's Service: The Kansas Kickapoo Technical Assistance Project 3. Community Action and Social Adaptation: The Farmworker Movement in the Midwest 4. Linguistics in Action: The Hualapai Bilingual/Bicultural Education Program 5. Collaborative Educational Ethnography: Problems and Profits Part 2: Collaborative Research in the Third World 6. Against the Odds: Collaboration and Development at Vicos 7. The Mexican Urban Housing Project: A Collaboration Between la Area Tecnica y la Area Social 8. Saving the City: University Research, Political Action, and the Squatter Problem in Davao City, Philippines Part 3: Concluding Comments 9. Perspectives on Collaborative Research