UNDERSTANDING PARTICIPATORY ACTION RESEARCH: A QUALITATIVE RESEARCH METHODOLOGY OPTION

@article{Macdonald2012UNDERSTANDINGPA,
  title={UNDERSTANDING PARTICIPATORY ACTION RESEARCH: A QUALITATIVE RESEARCH METHODOLOGY OPTION},
  author={Cathy Macdonald},
  journal={The Canadian Journal of Action Research},
  year={2012},
  volume={13},
  pages={34-50}
}
  • C. Macdonald
  • Published 2012
  • Sociology
  • The Canadian Journal of Action Research
Participatory Action Research (PAR) is a qualitative research methodology option that requires further understanding and consideration. PAR is considered democratic, equitable, liberating, and life-enhancing qualitative inquiry that remains distinct from other qualitative methodologies (Kach & Kralik, 2006). Using PAR, qualitative features of an individual’s feelings, views, and patterns are revealed without control or manipulation from the researcher. The participant is active in making… Expand
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