Here you will find examples of relevant theoretical and practical literature on CAR methods and approaches.
Examples of CAR relevant literature with focus on diabetes
Bloch, P. et al (2014). Revitalizing the setting approach – supersettings for sustainable impact in community health promotion. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 11:118.
Bradley, H. A. et al. (2007). Prevention of hypertension and diabetes in urban setting in south Africa: Participatory Action Research with community health workers. Ethnicity & Disease: 17.
Giachello, A. L. et al. (2003). Reducing Diabetes Health Disparities through Community-Based Participatory Action Research: The Chicago Southeast Diabetes Community Action Coalition. Public Health Reports: 118 (4) 309-323.
Grabowski, D. et al. (2017). Principled Promotion of Health: Implementing Five Guiding Health Promotion Principles for Research-Based Prevention and Management of Diabetes. Societies: 7(2).
Mendenhall, T. J. et al (2010). The Family Education Diabetes Series (FEDS): community-based participatory research with a midwestern American Indian community. Nursing Inquiry: 17 (4): 359-372.
St. John, J. A. et al (2013). Empowerment of Promotoras as Promotora-Researchers in the Comidas Saludables & Gente Sana en las Colonias del Sur de Tejas (Healthy Food and Healthy People in South Texas Colonias) Program. Journal of Primary Prevention: 34 (1-2): 41-57.
Yankelov, P. A. et al (2015). “Another Day in Paradise”: A Photovoice Journey of Rural Older Adults Living With Diabetes. Journal of Applied Gerontology: 34 (2): 199-218.
Examples of CAR relevant theories and references
Theories on Action Research (AR)
Reason, P & Bradbury, H. (2001). The Sage Handbook of Action Research: Participative Inquiry and Practice. London: Sage.
Stringer, E. (1996). Action Research a Handbook for Practicitioners. Sage publications, CA: Thousand Oaks.
Theories on Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR)
Israel et al (1998). Review of community-based research: Assessing partnership approaches to improve public health. Annual Review of Public Health; 19, SciTech Premium Collection 173
Minkler, M. et al (2008). Promoting Healthy Public Policy through Community-Based Participatory Research: Ten Case Studies. PolicyLink
Minkler, M. & Wallerstein, N. (Eds.)(2008). Community-based participatory research for health: From processes to outcomes (2end.) San Francisco: Jossey-bass.
Wallerstein, N., & Duran, B. (2010). Community-based participatory research contributions to intervention research: The intersection of science and practice to improve health equity. America Journal of Public Health: 100 (1): 40-46.
Wallerstein, N., & Bernstein, E. (1988). Empowerment education: Freire’s ideas adapted to health education. Health Education Quaterly: 15 (4): 379-394.
Theories on Systemic Action Research (SAR)
Burns, D, and Worsley, S., (2015) Navigating Complexity in International Development, Rugby UK: Practical Action Publishing
Burns, D. (2014). Systemic action research: Changing system dynamics to support sustainable change. Action Research: 12 (1): 3-18.
Burns, D. (?) Participatory Systemic Inquiry. IDS Bulletin: 43 (3): 88-100.
Ison, R. (2010) ‘Systemic Action Research’ (cap. 267-281) in Systemic Practice: how to act in a climate-change world.
Ison, R. (2008). Systems Thinking and Practice for Action Research. In Handbook of action
research (2nd Ed) (pp. 139–158). London, UK: Sage.
Vasstrøm, M., et al (2008).“Facilitating Agricultural Innovation and Learning through Systemic Action Research.” Innovation Systems and Rural Development. 27–2008: 101.