Resourcing Scholar-Activism: Collaboration, Transformation, and the Production of Knowledge

Kate Driscoll Derickson, Paul Routledge

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In this article we offer a set of resources for scholar-activists to reflect on and guide their practice. We begin by suggesting that research questions should be triangulated to consider not only their scholarly merit but the intellectual and political projects the findings will advance and the research questions of interest to community and social movement collaborators.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalProfessional Geographer
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 2 2015

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
∗Thanks to Katherine Hankins, Danny MacKinnon, Andrew Cumbers, Gehan MacLeod, Verene Nicolas, participants and facilitators of the Public Science Project’s 2012 Summer Institute in Critical Participatory Action Research, and the anonymous reviewers for their contributions to deepening, clarifying, and critiquing the ideas presented in this article. Paul Routledge’s work for this article was supported by funding from the Economic and Social Research Council (RES-192-22-0046).

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© Copyright 2015 by Association of American Geographers.


  • community
  • resourcefulness
  • scholar-activism


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