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Discussion: Plenary—Guide for thePerplexed: Mixed-Methods Research inthe Service of Social Justice--Nancy K. Dess, PhD, Occidental College

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Length: 50 minutes

Mixed methods research has the potential to enhance psychologists’ abilities to contribute to social justice in the communities in which they work. The transformative paradigm is used as a framework for examining philosophical assumptions and methodological implications in such settings.

Learning Objective 1
Analyze assumptions associated with transformative paradigm and their implications for the use of mixed methods to advance social justice through psychological research.

Learning Objective 2
Discuss mixed methods strategies that are commensurate with the transformative paradigm to enhance their ability to connect with communities through a research process focused on social transformation.

Learning Objective 3

Presenter(s)
Nancy K. Dess, PhD; Donna M. Mertens, PhD


Supplementary Materials

  • Mertens - Mixed Methods Research in Service of Social Justice
  • Mertens - Journal of Mixed Methods Research