Building and Sustaining Community Partnerships for Teen Pregnancy Prevention: A Working Paper. III. Understanding the Process of Partnership Development

06/01/1998

Many researchers have noted the "lack of empirical research to guide the development and maintenance of coalitions."(20) Some have concluded that "the literature on coalitions is mainly 'wisdom literature,'" anecdotal and based on experiences and impressions.(21) Nevertheless, various typologies have been proposed on the basis of descriptive evidence.