This essay addresses the creation of an antisemitism curriculum by a social justice organization. The curriculum opens with some basic understandings of what antisemitism is and begins to consider what challenging antisemitism can look like from a framework of collective liberation. What follows is discussion of the racially, . . .
The issue of educational evaluation in Chile is a sensitive one for all indigenous peoples, due largely to the technical and qualificative conception of it, which has no correspondence with the indigenous worldview. Therefore, this essay presents a participatory research experience that began in 2016 and involved forming a research community with a Mapuce . . .
“We cannot remain in the shadows”: Reflections on democratizing knowledge and voice with unpaid care workers in Mexico
In an unprecedented way, the coronavirus pandemic has brought to light the centrality of care for sustaining life. However, this multidimensional crisis also stressed the exploitation of the care economy in order to sustain a notion of development that . . .
How I got involved in the climate movement and why. There is this idea that when you retire from the work world you will take a break – travel, take up artistic endeavors, take classes or just “veg out” and do nothing. Yet there are other people who use the additional time to get involved with a cause or a volunteer effort. A few years after I retired I was looking for some way to get involved using my skills and to keep . . .
The history and future of our struggles regarding grassroots organizations in Hungary during the pandemic: Final report
This is the final report of the participatory action research project entitled “The history and future of our struggles” which was launched by the School of Public Life Foundation in 2020. You may find the . . .
This research focuses on the lack of financial inclusion among housemaids in urban India and provides solutions that can be used by institutions promoting financial inclusion as well as by the general population interested in contributing to this cause. A primary survey was . . .
The history and future of our struggles regarding grassroots organizations in Hungary during the pandemic: Follow up – May 2021
The members of the participatory action research project entitled The history and future of our struggles conducted more than 40 interviews in 2020 and 2021. For the past few months, we have been working on . . .
This is an interview with anthropologist and educator Marcos Guevara Berger about his PAR-based work with indigenous communities in Costa Rica. The work grows out of a project he was part of (in collaboration with Irìria Tsṍtchök, an indigenous rights organization) with . . .
Domestic work in India is a large sector of employment, especially for women. According to International Labour Office (ILO), there are currently 52 million people employed as domestic workers worldwide. Out of these, 83% are women. Although they make up one of the world’s most long-standing and widespread workforces, . . .
The history and future of our struggles regarding grassroots organizations in Hungary during the pandemic: Preview
The original goal of our team was to find out what we can learn from Hungarian social movements after the regime change in 1989/1990 and explore how contemporary struggles can benefit from this knowledge. However, the outbreak . . .
This is an anthology authored by eleven domestic workers who stayed back in India’s National Capital Region (NCR) during the lockdown, either by choice or by chance. THOSE WHO STAYED is an effort to raise some of their most burning questions . . .
This study attempts to understand the socio-economic, health and gender impact of the lockdown on migrant workers employed in informal work. The unaddressed anxieties and stress of job insecurity and the lack of food have forced workers to question their survival. The . . .
The main research goal was to study some leaders’ experience in their struggle to implement and exercise the participatory democratic model in Venezuela according to Constitutional requirements. The focus of the research endeavor was twofold: (a) to enhance the Political Science body of knowledge to better understand how this particular Latin American democratic . . .
In response to the crisis created by the COVID-19 pandemic across the world and its growing impact on the youth population in India, PRIA Youth hosted a webinar on 2nd May 2020. The webinar addressed the following questions: (1) How are young people across India being impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic? (2) How are young . . .
The beauty of photovoice is that it democratizes the documenting of reality and the sharing of experiences within varying physical, cultural, and temporal contexts. Photovoice projects are organized in neighborhoods and communities to create awareness, initiate dialog about issues and concerns, and to bring real . . .
The goal of this paper (Part 2 of the two-part report) is to analyze the power relations that operate in the community-academy alliances in order to provide a theoretical perspective in relation to the constitution of an ethical framework. The theoretical framework was to be utilized . . .
The purpose of this paper is to deliberate on the adoption of the Intervention Bioethics model and the tools of Participatory Action Research for the construction of the ethical model of a project, “Women’s bodies and power in the Colombian Pacific: The case of the Asociación de mujeres Ébano,” . . .