Participatory Action Research for Electronic Community Networking Projects

This paper is to appeared in volume 36, no 1, 2005 of COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: Journal of the Community Development Society.

ABSTRACT

The paper encourages the adoption of participative action research methodologies for the evaluation of community technology, given the complex and emergent mix of community development and information technology which these projects represent. Much of the richness [...]

Expressing 'community' world views in technology

This was published forĀ  Comminf-06 as part of OTM Workshops (On the Move Workshops) in Montpellier at the start of November. Even the very name of the workshop and the way the website is structured speaks of technical logicians. My attempt to probe systems ‘world views’ came in for quite a lot of flack. The [...]