Bronfenbrenner’s Ecological Model: Theoretical Lens for a Community-Based Research

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Rachanee Sunsern
Wannarat Lawang


A community-based research is used for addressing a complex situation in a community. It focuses on a people as a central of the development and also concerns all surrounding factors to move forward to achieve a better life of a person and a community as its ultimate goal. Bronfenbrenner’s model has been developed to improve the research method conducting in a community. The model involves person, process, context, and time to make change of a person by interaction with people and other environment in certain community.  The model is used as a major of research method to improve community health today.


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Sunsern, R., & Lawang, W. (2019). Bronfenbrenner’s Ecological Model: Theoretical Lens for a Community-Based Research. Journal of Health Science and Alternative Medicine, 1(1), 4-7. Retrieved from
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