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

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

By: David S. Glenwick (editor), Leonard A. Jason (editor)Paperback

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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 of the 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 to community-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 community level. 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 understand complicated person-environment systems and the change processes within communities.

About Author

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 interventions; the diagnosis and treatment of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis and chronic fatigue syndrome; and program evaluation. Dr. Jason has been on the editorial boards of seven peer-reviewed psychology journals and has edited or written 23 books. He is a former president of the Division of Community Psychology of the American Psychological Association and a past editor of The Community Psychologist. Dr. David S. Glenwick is a professor of psychology at Fordham University, where he has been the director of the graduate program in clinical psychology and is currently co-coordinator of its specialization in clinical child and family psychology. He has written more than 125 articles and book chapters and edited six books, primarily in the areas of community and preventive psychology, clinical child psychology and developmental disabilities, and the teaching of psychology. Dr. Glenwick is a former president of the American Association of Correctional Psychology and a former editor of the journal Criminal Justice and Behavior and has been on the editorial boards of four peer-reviewed psychology journals.


Foreword by Raymond P. Lorion ; Acknowledgments ; About the Editors ; Contributors ; Chapter 1. Introduction to Community-Based Methodological Approaches ; Leonard A. Jason and David S. Glenwick ; Section I. Qualitative Approaches ; Chapter 2. Introduction to Qualitative Approaches ; Anne E. Brodsky, Sara L. Buckingham, Jill E. Scheibler, and Terri Mannarini ; Chapter 3. Grounded Theory ; Andrew Rasmussen, Adeyinka M. Akinsulure-Smith, and Tracy Chu ; Chapter 4. Thematic Analysis ; Stephanie Riger and Rannveig Sigurvinsdottir ; Chapter 5. Community Narratives ; Bradley Olson, Daniel Cooper, Judah Viola, and Brian Clark ; Chapter 6. Appreciative Inquiry ; Neil Boyd ; Chapter 7. The Delphi Method ; Shane R. Brady ; Chapter 8. Ethnographic Approaches ; Urmitapa Dutta ; Chapter 9. Photovoice and House Meetings Within Participatory Action Research ; Regina Day Langhout, Jesica Siham Fernandez, Denise Wyldbore, and Jorge Savala ; Chapter 10. Geographic Information Systems ; Andrew Lohmann ; Chapter 11. Causal Layered Analysis ; Lauren J. Breen, Peta L. Dzidic, and Brian J. Bishop ; Chapter 12. Emotional Textual Analysis ; Renzo Carli, Rosa Maria Paniccia, Fiammetta Giovagnoli, Agostino Carbone, and Fiorella Bucci ; Section II. Quantitative Approaches ; Chapter 13. Introduction to Quantitative Approaches ; Christian M. Connell ; Chapter 14. Latent Growth Curves ; Megan R. Greeson ; Chapter 15. Latent Class Analysis and Latent Profile Analysis ; Glenn Williams and Fraenze Kibowski ; Chapter 16. Multilevel Structural Equation Modeling ; John P. Barile ; Chapter 17. Cluster-Randomized Trials ; Nathan R. Todd and Patrick Fowler ; Chapter 18. Behavioral and Time-Series Approaches ; Mark Mattaini, Leonard A. Jason, and David S. Glenwick ; Chapter 19. Data Mining ; Jacob Furst, Daniela Stan Raicu, and Leonard A. Jason ; Chapter 20. Agent-Based Models ; Zachary P Neal and Jennifer Lawlor ; Chapter 21. Social Network Analysis ; Mariah Kornbluh and Jennifer Watling Neal ; Chapter 22. Dynamic Social Networks ; Leonard A. Jason, John Light, and Sarah Callahan ; Section III. Mixed Methods Approaches ; Chapter 23. Introduction to Mixed Methods Approaches ; Valerie R. Anderson ; Chapter 24. Action Research ; Brian Christens, Victoria Faust, Jennifer Gaddis, Paula Tran Inzeo, Carolina S. Sarmiento, ; and Shannon M. Sparks ; Chapter 25. Community-Based Participatory Action Research ; Michael J. Kral and James Allen ; Chapter 26. Youth-Led Participatory Action Research ; Emily J. Ozer ; Chapter 27. Participatory Mixed Methods Research Across Cultures ; Rebecca Volino Robinson, E.J.R. David, and Mara Hill ; Chapter 28. Photoethnography in Community-Based Participatory Research ; Katherine Cloutier ; Chapter 29. Data Visualization ; Gina Cardazone and Ryan T. Tolman ; Chapter 30. Concept Mapping ; Lisa M. Vaughn and Daniel McLinden ; Chapter 31. Functional Analysis of Community Concerns in Participatory Action Research ; Yolanda Suarez-Balcazar and Fabricio Balcazar ; Chapter 32. Network Analysis and Stakeholder Analysis in Mixed Methods Research ; Isidro Maya-Jariego, David Florido-del-Corral, Daniel Holgado, and Javier Hernandez-Ramirez ; Chapter 33. Mixed Methodology in Multilevel, Multisetting Inquiry ; Nicole E. Allen, Angela Walden, Emily Dworkin, and Shabnam Javdani ; Chapter 34. Mixed Methods and Dialectical Pluralism ; Tres Stefurak, R. Burke Johnson, and Erynne Shatto ; Chapter 35. Community Profiling in Participatory Action Research ; Caterina Arcidiacono, Teresa Tuozzi, and Fortuna Procentese ; Afterword by G. Anne Bogat ; Index

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  • ISBN13: 9780190243654
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 408
  • ID: 9780190243654
  • weight: 664
  • ISBN10: 0190243651

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