Podcast: The SAGE Handbook of Participatory Research and Inquiry

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In this episode of Between the Lines, IDS Director of Research, Peter Taylor interviews IDS Research Fellows; Danny Burns and Jo Howard, and Sonia M. Ospina, Professor of Public Management and Policy at the NYU Wagner Graduate School of Public Service who edited the recently published: SAGE Handbook of Participatory Research and Inquiry.


The Handbook presents contemporary, cutting-edge approaches to participatory research and inquiry with contributions from 137 authors in 71 chapters. It has been designed for the community of researchers, professionals and activists engaged in interventions and action for social transformation.

It offers an overview of different influences on participatory research, explores in detail how to address critical issues and design effective participatory research processes, and provides detailed accounts of how to use a wide range of participatory research methods.

With thanks to:

  • Recorded, edited and narrated by Gary Edwards
  • Music credit: Crypt of Insomnia/One Day in Africa (instrumental version)/Getty Images
  • Between the Lines created by Sarah King

Related links

SAGE Handbook of Participatory Research and Inquiry.