Handbook of Methodological Approaches to Community-Based Research: Qualitative, Quantitative, and…

Paperback | January 14, 2016

EditorLeonard A. Jason, David S. Glenwick

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The field of community psychology has focused on individuals' and groups' behavior in interaction with their social contexts, with an emphasis on prevention, early intervention, wellness promotion, and competency development. Over the past few decades, however, community-based applications ofthe newest research methodologies have not kept pace with the development of theory and methodology with regard to multilevel data collection and analysis. The Handbook of Methodological Approaches to Community-Based Research is intended to aid the community-oriented researcher in learning about and applying cutting-edge quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods approaches. The Handbook presents a number of innovative methodologies relevant tocommunity-based research, illustrating their applicability to specific social problems and projects. These methodological approaches explore individuals and groups in interaction with their communities and provide examples of how to implement and evaluate interventions conducted at the communitylevel. The chapters discuss how particular methodologies can be used to help gather and analyze data dealing with community-based issues. Furthermore, they illustrate the benefits that occur when community theorists, interventionists, and methodologists work together to better understandcomplicated person-environment systems and the change processes within communities.

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The field of community psychology has focused on individuals' and groups' behavior in interaction with their social contexts, with an emphasis on prevention, early intervention, wellness promotion, and competency development. Over the past few decades, however, community-based applications ofthe newest research methodologies have not k...

Dr. Leonard A. Jason is a professor of psychology at DePaul University, where he is the director of the Center for Community Research. He has published over 650 articles and 75 book chapters on such social and health topics as the prevention of, and recovery from, substance abuse; preventive school-based interventions; multimedia inter...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:368 pages, 10 × 7 × 0.68 inPublished:January 14, 2016Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Raymond P. Lorion: ForewordAcknowledgmentsAbout the EditorsContributors1. Leonard A. Jason and David S. Glenwick: Introduction to Community-Based Methodological ApproachesSection I. Qualitative Approaches2. Anne E. Brodsky, Sara L. Buckingham, Jill E. Scheibler, and Terri Mannarini: Introduction to Qualitative Approaches3. Andrew Rasmussen, Adeyinka M. Akinsulure-Smith, and Tracy Chu: Grounded Theory4. Stephanie Riger and Rannveig Sigurvinsdottir: Thematic Analysis5. Bradley Olson, Daniel Cooper, Judah Viola, and Brian Clark: Community Narratives6. Neil Boyd: Appreciative Inquiry7. Shane R. Brady: The Delphi Method8. Urmitapa Dutta: Ethnographic Approaches9. Regina Day Langhout, Jesica Siham Fern ndez, Denise Wyldbore, and Jorge Savala: Photovoice and House Meetings Within Participatory Action Research10. Andrew Lohmann: Geographic Information Systems11. Lauren J. Breen, Peta L. Dzidic, and Brian J. Bishop: Causal Layered Analysis12. Renzo Carli, Rosa Maria Paniccia, Fiammetta Giovagnoli, Agostino Carbone, and Fiorella Bucci: Emotional Textual AnalysisSection II. Quantitative Approaches13. Christian M. Connell: Introduction to Quantitative Approaches14. Megan R. Greeson: Latent Growth Curves15. Glenn Williams and Fraenze Kibowski: Latent Class Analysis and Latent Profile Analysis16. John P. Barile: Multilevel Structural Equation Modeling17. Nathan R. Todd and Patrick Fowler: Cluster-Randomized Trials18. Mark Mattaini, Leonard A. Jason, and David S. Glenwick: Behavioral and Time-Series Approaches19. Jacob Furst, Daniela Stan Raicu, and Leonard A. Jason: Data Mining20. Zachary P Neal and Jennifer Lawlor: Agent-Based Models21. Mariah Kornbluh and Jennifer Watling Neal: Social Network Analysis22. Leonard A. Jason, John Light, and Sarah Callahan: Dynamic Social NetworksSection III. Mixed Methods Approaches23. Valerie R. Anderson: Introduction to Mixed Methods Approaches24. Brian Christens, Victoria Faust, Jennifer Gaddis, Paula Tran Inzeo, Carolina S. Sarmiento, and Shannon M. Sparks: Action Research25. Michael J. Kral and James Allen: Community-Based Participatory Action Research26. Emily J. Ozer: Youth-Led Participatory Action Research27. Rebecca Volino Robinson, E.J.R. David, and Mara Hill: Participatory Mixed Methods Research Across Cultures28. Katherine Cloutier: Photoethnography in Community-Based Participatory Research29. Gina Cardazone and Ryan T. Tolman: Data Visualization30. Lisa M. Vaughn and Daniel McLinden: Concept Mapping31. Yolanda Suarez-Balcazar and Fabricio Balcazar: Functional Analysis of Community Concerns in Participatory Action Research32. Isidro Maya-Jariego, David Florido-del-Corral, Daniel Holgado, and Javier Hernandez-Ram!rez: Network Analysis and Stakeholder Analysis in Mixed Methods Research33. Nicole E. Allen, Angela Walden, Emily Dworkin, and Shabnam Javdani: Mixed Methodology in Multilevel, Multisetting Inquiry34. Tres Stefurak, R. Burke Johnson, and Erynne Shatto: Mixed Methods and Dialectical Pluralism35. Caterina Arcidiacono, Teresa Tuozzi, and Fortuna Procentese: Community Profiling in Participatory Action ResearchG. Anne Bogat: AfterwordIndex