Promoting environmental justice through community-based participatory research: the role of community and partnership capacity.

@article{Minkler2008PromotingEJ,
  title={Promoting environmental justice through community-based participatory research: the role of community and partnership capacity.},
  author={Meredith Minkler and Victoria Breckwich V{\'a}squez and Mansoureh Tajik and Dana Petersen},
  journal={Health education & behavior : the official publication of the Society for Public Health Education},
  year={2008},
  volume={35 1},
  pages={119-37}
}
Community-based participatory research (CBPR) increasingly is being used to study and address environmental justice. This article presents the results of a cross-site case study of four CBPR partnerships in the United States that researched environmental health problems and worked to educate legislators and promote relevant public policy. The authors focus on community and partnership capacity within and across sites, using as a theoretical framework Goodman and his colleagues' dimensions of… CONTINUE READING

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