Tag archive for ‘community’

  • Participatory Action Research: Some Personal Reflections

    The highlight of the long awaited return of the PROUT UTC was the activist workshop on Participatory Action Research. This system helps us learn about ourselves and our environment through teams that explore the needs and solutions to problems in our communities. First, all participants gathered to hear brief, yet inspiring introductions to the history […]







  • Participatory Action Research in the Missouri Ozarks

    “The aim of participatory action research is to change practices, social structures, and social media which maintain irrationality, injustice, and unsatisfying forms of existence. … [It] is emancipatory, it leads not just to new practical research, but to new abilities to create knowledge. In action research knowledge is a living, evolving process of coming to […]







  • Maleny Cooperatives:Examples of small-scale cooperative enterprise.

    Maleny is situated 100 kilometrers north of Brisbane on the Sunshine Coast Hinterland. It is surrounded by lush tropical vegitation, has stunning views of the Glass House Mountains, and overlooks the Pacific Ocean. It has a population of over 7,000 people. Maleny has a long history of cooperative enterprise. On the 3rd May 1903, settlers […]