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Participation offers a unique slant on this problem, precisely because critical scholars in the mid-2000s began to reconsider what constituted politics, power and ethics in participatory research.
Keeping this in consideration, a participatory research approach was undertaken to assess and manage the trauma by involving the community, being mindful of their cultural norms of grieving.
1) During 2011-2012, a participatory research project was coordinated by "Salud para Pinones" to integrate the children in the 4th to 6th grades of the community's elementary school in an intervention designed to increase knowledge, attitudes and practices in the consumption of fruits and vegetables.
Community Based Participatory Research model employing direct surveys within the community was utilized.
Building on existing work (particularly Turner & Harrington, 2000), it presents a discussion of participatory research methods, a methodological design already commonly used within other disciplines, which centres on an attempt to redress the status of research participants and which consciously and critically blurs the boundaries between the roles of 'researcher' and 'researched'.
The three R's: how community based participatory research strengthens the rigor, relevance and reach of science.
By recognising that the process of the research of the neighbourhood is a (critical) spatial practice, and the presence of the researcher in the neighbourhood may have a mobilising impact on the neighbourhood by encouraging its residents to articulate and discuss various aspects of their everyday lives, the researchers enrich their toolbox by developing the participatory research tactics.
Green and coauthors (1995) define participatory research as a "systematic inquiry with those affected by the issue being studied, for purposes of educating and taking action or effecting social change" and they provide a framework for appraising various levels of participatory research.
Using a program like this, along with a Community-Based Participatory Research model, allows Project YEAH to be more flexible in terms of adoption across multiple locations, such as college campuses, and therefore more successful in theory.
Digital Dead End ends with a 'High-Tech Equity Agenda', proposing nine concrete steps to create a more just society and to nurture critical technological citizenship, while the appendix contains a wealth of additional background information on participatory research and the development of popular technology in local communities.
The fourth and the last chapter explains how participatory research can reduce the gap between the researcher and the participant.

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