During this workshop, you will:
- Identify what, for you, distinguishes PAR from other approaches within the social sciences
- Anticipate likely barriers to adopting a PAR approach within your own research, and explore potential strategies to address them in a participatory, action-orientated way
- Explore the value of embodied approaches to data collection and their compatibility with PAR principles and frameworks
- Noone S & Jenkins N (2017) INTERDEM Academy Special Section – Digging for dementia: exploring the experience of community gardening from the perspective of people with dementia. Aging & Mental Health. DOI: 10.1080/13607863.2017.1393793.
- Jenkins N., Keyes S, Strange L. (2016) Creating vignettes of early onset dementia: An exercise in public sociology. Sociology 50(1): 77-92.
- Scottish Dementia Working Group Research Sub-Group (2014) Core Principles for Involving People with Dementia in Research. Glasgow: Scottish Dementia Working Group. URL: http://dementiavoices.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/Involving-people-with-dementia-in-research1.pdf
- Dupuis, S.L., Whyte, C., Carson, J., Genoe, R., Meshino, L., Sadler, L. (2012) Just dance with me: an authentic partnership approach to understanding leisure in the dementia context. World Leisure Journal 54(3): 240-54. FULL TEXT
- Foster-Fishman, G., Law, K.M., Lichty, L.F., Aoun, C. (2010) Youth ReACT for Social Change: A Method for Youth Participatory Action Research. American Journal of Community Psychology 46(1-2): 67-83. FULL TEXT
Weblinks and resources:
When Methods Meet: Co-production & Participatory Research. Scottish Graduate School of Social Science:
When Methods Meet: Big Data & Action Research. Scottish Graduate School of Social Science:
Resources and Presentation Recordings
Video from presentation- including copy of slides will be made available.
Slides from the workshop presentation are available to view below, click on the first image to view as a slide show.
Photos by Alison McCandlish