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A Pragmatist Account of Participatory Communication Research for National Development - Communication Theory 3(3)
by Tom L. Jacobson

Participatory research has often been advanced as a counter to academic studies, particularly to objectivist social science. Such a dichotomization is not necessary, and a strict division between normative and empirical research is not productive. Craig's proposal for treating communication research as a practical discipline is used to assess the potential status of participatory research as a scholarly, as well as a practical, endeavor.

Publication Type: Article / Chapter / Essay: 17 pages
Publisher: Guilford Publications (1993)
Location: New York, USA
Language: English
ISSN: 1050-3293

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