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Participatory research: Working with vulnerable groups in research and practice

Jo Aldridge


This book examines the nature of participatory research in the social sciences and its role in increasing participation among vulnerable or marginalised populations. What is meant and understood by vulnerability and participation are issues that are explored in detail in the book, from both the perspectives of researchers and participants alike. Drawing on engaging, in-depth case studies, it examines the ways in which inclusion and collaboration in research can be enhanced among vulnerable participants, such as those with profound learning difficulties, victims of abuse and trauma and multiply ... More

Keywords: participatory research, vulnerable groups, visual methods, young carers, learning difficulties, domestic violence

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9781447305644
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: September 2015 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447305644.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jo Aldridge, author
Loughborough University