From the Back Cover
Praise for the Second Edition of Community-Based ParticipatoryResearch for Health
"A must-read for funders, researchers, and community partnerscommitted to authentic, change-making community engagement." Gail C. Christopher, DN, vice president for health, W.K. KelloggFoundation
"This welcome new edition critically analyzes the growing useand evaluation of community-based participatory research to exposeand alter societal conditions driving health inequitiesandencourage action for health equity." Nancy Krieger, PhD,professor, Department of Society, Human Development, and Health,Harvard School of Public Health
"Minkler and Wallerstein have pulled together a fantastic set ofcontributions from the leading researchers in the field. Inaddition to a fine collection of case studies, this book puts thekey issues for researchers and practitioners in a historical,philosophical, and applied practical context." DavidBuchanan, DrPH, professor of Community Health Education, School ofPublic Health and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts,Amherst, and author, An Ethic for Health Promotion
"A mustread for those whose vision is to build a democratichealth care system that improves the well-being of the entirenation by embracing and including populations currently estrangedfrom justice in access to health care simply by virtue of personalcharacteristics or circumstances." Henrie M. Treadwell, PhD,director, Community Voices and Men's Health Initiatives, MorehouseSchool of Medicine
"This exciting new edition offers new directions and criticallyreflects on the goals, processes, and outcomes in this partnershipapproach to research." Ann C. Macaulay, CM, MD, professor offamily medicine, director, Participatory Research, Department ofFamily Medicine, McGill University
About the Author
Meredith Minkler, DRPH, is professor and chair of CommunityHealth Education and Health and Social Behavior, Division of Healthand Social Behavior, at the School of Public Health, University ofCalifornia, Berkeley, California.
Nina Wallerstein, DRPH, is professor and founding director ofthe MPH program at the University of New Mexico Health SciencesCenter, Albuquerque, New Mexico.