Little attention has been paid to the clinical aspects of relationships between groups involved in applied research. This article reports on how naturally appearing community groups with a vested interest in the outcome of a research study were involved in the research, thus strengthening their own sense of involvement At the same time, the willingness of the researchers to involve community groups in an open process strengthened the research
Leitko, Thomas A.
"Intergroup Relations in Applied Research: Respondent Participation as a Clinical Intervention,"
Clinical Sociology Review:
1, Article 9.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.wayne.edu/csr/vol3/iss1/9