Soc Sci Med 2021 Jul 21;284:114246. Epub 2021 Jul 21.
Nivel - Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Otterstraat 118-124, 3513, CR, Utrecht, Netherlands; ARQ Psychotrauma Centre, Nienoord 5, 1112, XE, Diemen, the Netherlands; Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences, University of Groningen, Groningen, Grote Kruisstraat 2/1, 9712, TS, Groningen, the Netherlands.
The global response to infectious diseases has seen a renewed interest in the use of community engagement to support research and relief efforts. From a perspective rooted in the social sciences, the concept of vulnerability offers an especially useful analytical frame for pursuing community engagement in a variety of contexts. However, few have closely examined the concept of vulnerability in community engagement efforts, leading to a need to better understand the various theories that underline the connections between the two. Read More