ERIC Number: ED235374
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
Participatory Research: An Emerging Alternative Methodology in Social Science Research. Participatory Research Network Series No. 2.
Kassam, Yusuf, Ed.; Mustafa, Kemal, Ed.
This book, consisting of a series of discussion papers and case studies, is a compilation of the papers presented at a region 1 workshop on participatory research in Africa. Included in the volume are the following discussion papers: "The Concept of Development in the Social Sciences," by Kemal Mustafa and Deborah Bryceson; "The Politics of Research Methodology in the Social Sciences," by Marjorie Mbilinyi, Ulla Vuorela, Yusuf Kassam, and Yohana Masisi; "The Methodology of the Participatory Research Approach," by Deborah Bryceson, Linzi Manicom, and Yusuf Kassam; and "Participatory Research: Redefining the Relationship Between Theory and Practice," by Deborah Bryceson and Kemal Mustafa. Several case studies are also presented, including: "Participatory Research as an Instrument for Training: The Youth Development Project in the Coast Region of Tanzania," by Marja-Liisa Swantz; "Rural Vocational Education in Tanzania: An Exploratory Research," by R. Mshana and T. Bita; "The Use of Popular Theatre for Adult Education in Botswana and its Relation to the Concept of Participatory Research," by Ziki Kraai, Bob MacKenzie, and Frank Youngman; "Demystifying Research: A Case Study of the Chiwanda Nutrition Education Project," by Y. K. C. Masisi; "Appropriate Technology for Grain Storage at Bwakira Chini Village," by E. K. Mduma; "The Jipemoyo Project," by Kemal Mustafa; and "On Literacy Content," by Ngugi wa Mirii. (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Case Studies, Cooperative Programs, Data Collection, Definitions, Educational Research, Educational Strategies, Nutrition Instruction, Research Design, Research Methodology, Rural Education, Social Science Research, Technological Advancement, Theater Arts, Vocational Education, Youth Programs
International Council for Adult Education, 29 Prince Arthur Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5R 1B2 ($7.00).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: International Council for Adult Education, Toronto (Ontario).
Authoring Institution: Society for Participatory Research in Asia, New Delhi (India).; African Adult Education Association, Nairobi (Kenya).
Identifiers: Africa; Participatory Research
Note: Papers presented at the African Regional Workshop on Participatory Research (Mzumbe, Tanzania, July 1-7, 1979). For related documents, see CE 037 290-292.