chapter  2
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Society, experience, knowledge

One such concern, of direct relevance to engaged research, pertains to the creative tension that brings together two basic aims in PAR: acknowledging the multiple con - structions of reality, and seeking a framework or theory to acknowledge and promote this multiplicity. Researchers bring forth this tension whenever they facilitate coinvestigation grounded in real life at the same time as they offer their own expert framing of PAR in action. Paradoxically, they are experts at helping groups tap into their own individual and collective expertise.