Social Action Participatory Research

Morton S and Fleming J (2013) Assessing research impact: A case study of participatory research Edinburgh Centre for Research on Families and Relationships, available from

  • Fleming J and Boeck T (eds) (2012) Involving Children and Young People in Health and Social Care Research London: Routledge pp253
  • Fleming J (2010) ‘Young people’s involvement in research – still a long way to go?’ Qualitative Social Work May 2010 pp207-224
  • Fleming J, Goodman-Chong H and Skinner A (2009) ‘Experiences of Peer Evaluation of the Leicester Teenage Pregnancy Prevention Strategy’ Children and Society vol.23, no.4 (Jul), 279-290
  • Boeck, T. & Sharpe, D. (2009) An exploration of participatory research with young people, in Coyote , Strasbourg, The Council Europe and the European Commission, No.14
  • Fleming J (2005) ‘Foster Carers Undertake Research into Birth Family Contact – Using the Social Action Research Approach’ in Lowes L & Hulatt I (Eds) (2005) The Involvement of Service Users in Health and Social Care Research , London: Routledge
  • Fleming J and Boeck T (2005) ‘Can Social Capital Be a Framework for Participative Evaluation of Community Health Work?’ in Taylor D and Balloch S (eds) The Politics of Evaluation: policy implementation and practice Bristol: Policy Press
  • Fleming, J. and Ward, D. (2004) 'Methodology and Practical Application of the Social Action Research Model' in Maggs-Rapport, F. (ed) New Qualitative Research Methodologies in Health and Social Care: Putting Ideas into Practice . London: Routledge
  • Fleming J (2002) 'Participative Evaluation' in Dearling A (ed) Making a Difference: Practice and planning in working with young people in community safety and crime prevention programmes Lyme Regis: Russell House Press
  • Fleming J (2000) ‘Action Research for the Development of Children’s Services in Ukraine’ in Kemshall H & Littlechild M (eds) User Involvement and Participation in Social Care: Research informing Practice London: Jessica Kingsley
  • Fleming J and Ward D (1999) ‘Research as Empowerment: the Social Action Approach’ in Shera W and Wells L (eds) Empowerment Practice: Developing Richer Conceptual Foundations Toronto: Canadian Scholars’ Press
  • Fleming J, and Wattley R (1998) ‘One who Teaches from Experience – social action and the development of anti-racist research and practice.’ in Lavalette M et al Anti-Racism and Social Welfare Aldershot: Ashgate pp.167-189
  • Fleming J (1997) “Research in the context of human services in crisis.” In Adams R (ed) Crisis in the Human Services: National and International Issues Kingston upon Hull: University of Lincolnshire and Humberside
  • Fleming J, and Ward D (1995) 'The Ethics of Community Health Needs Assessment: Searching for a Participant Centred Approach.' In Parker M (ed). Ethics and Community Work Preston, The Centre for Professional Ethics, University of Central Lancashire

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