The University of Dublin | Trinity College -- Ollscoil Átha Cliath | Coláiste na Tríonóide
Trinity's Access to Research Archive
Home :: Log In :: Submit :: Alerts ::

Administrative Staff Authors  >
Administrative Staff Authors (Scholarly Publications) >

Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:

Title: Lessons from a Community-Based Participatory Research Project: Older People's and Researchers' Reflections
Author's Homepage:
Keywords: participatory
older people
Issue Date: 2010
Citation: Doyle, Martha and Timonen, Virpi, Lessons from a Community-Based Participatory Research Project: Older People's and Researchers' Reflections, Research on Aging, 32, 2, 2010, 244 - 263
Series/Report no.: Research on Aging
Abstract: The ethical and practical importance of actively involving older people in the research process is increasingly articulated in the gerontology literature. This article contributes to the literature by outlining a community-based participatory research project that centered on the design and administration of a questionnaire exploring older people’s use and perceptions of community services. The authors discuss both older adults’ and the researchers’ views of the participatory process. The key lessons and challenges that emerged from the research are analyzed using the nine principles of community-based participatory research outlined by Israel et al. The authors question whether older people in all instances seek extensive involvement in all aspects of participatory projects and raise a number of questions that require further analysis before a robust and viable understanding of participatory research that safeguards against the tokenistic involvement of older people can be developed.
Description: PUBLISHED
Appears in Collections:Administrative Staff Authors (Scholarly Publications)

Files in This Item:

File Description SizeFormat
Doyle and Timonen on Participatory Research for TARA.docxpre-print author copy45.19 kBMicrosoft WordView/Open

This item is protected by original copyright

Please note: There is a known bug in some browsers that causes an error when a user tries to view large pdf file within the browser window. If you receive the message "The file is damaged and could not be repaired", please try one of the solutions linked below based on the browser you are using.

Items in TARA are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.


Valid XHTML 1.0! DSpace Software Copyright © 2002-2010  Duraspace - Feedback