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A Handbook for Participatory Action Research, Monitoring and Evaluation

This collection of practical tools and design concepts offers you new ways to make sense of the world with people, through efforts to transform it. Free download in English, Français and Español.

Participatory Action Research: Theory and Methods for Engaged Inquiry

"This groundbreaking book is a rich resource of concepts and tools for all who are engaged with the practice and theory of Participatory Action Research. ... The extraordinary scope of this book and the new perspectives it offers, together with an accessible style, will inform, provoke and inspire field practitioners and academics alike to creatively design research for the many challenges of the 21st century." Robert Chambers, Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex, UK

Fighting Eviction: Tribal land rights and research-in-action


"This impressive book is valuable for a new generation of practitioners and researchers seeking to situate inquiry in organizing and empowering practices." Rajesh Tandon, Participatory Research in Asia (PRIA), New Delhi

"Fighting Eviction is an eminently readable, in-dept account of the continuing exploitation of adivasis in mondernizing India, and their struggles to protect the rights that are guaranteed to them in the constitution and by law." Ashish Kothari, Kalpavriksh, Pune

A Guide to Collaborative Inquiry and Social Engagement

This 2008 book published by the International Development Research Centre represents a significant international effort to support the creation and mobilization of practical, authentic knowledge for social change. Free download from IDRC in English, French and Spanish.

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