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Power and method : political activism and educational research

Author: Andrew David Gitlin
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 1994.
Series: Critical social thought.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discusses the belief that method can no longer be understood as an innocent tool to be used by disinterested technicians. Instead, method is seen as part of a political process that shapes notions of legitimate knowledge, relations between groups and the nature of the questions posed.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Power and method.
New York : Routledge, 1994
(OCoLC)625248295
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew David Gitlin
ISBN: 041590689X 9780415906890 0415906903 9780415906906 0415904935 9780415904933
OCLC Number: 30318597
Description: xii, 248 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Series Editor's Introduction / Michael W. Apple --
The Shifting Terrain of Methodological Debates / Andrew Gitlin --
Dis-stance and Other Stances: Negotiations of Power Inside Feminist Research / Michelle Fine --
Fertile Obsession: Validity After Poststructuralism / Patti Lather --
(Response) When Method Becomes Power / Daphne Patai --
Queer Relations With Educational Research / Glorianne M. Leck --
On Method and Hope / William G. Tierney --
(Response) Red Ribbons at the Cracker Barrel / Roger Platizky --
The Power to Know One Thing Is Never the Power to Know all Things: Methodological Notes on Two Studies of Black American Teachers / Michele Foster --
Witchcraft and Blessings, Science and Rationality: Discourses of Power and Silence in Collaborative Work with Navajo Schools / Margaret D. LeCompte and Daniel McLaughlin --
(Response) Empowering the Culturally Diversified Sociological Voice / John H. Stanfield II. Alternative Methodologies and the Research Context / Andrew Gitlin and Robyn Russell --
Distance and Relation Reconsidered: Tensions in the Ethnographic Text / Don Dippo --
(Response) Expanding Our Notions of "Critical Qualitative Methodology": Bringing Race, Class, and Gender into the Discussion / Louise Lamphere --
Extending Power and Specifying Method Within the Discourse of Activist Research / James G. Ladwig and Jennifer M. Gore.
Series Title: Critical social thought.
Responsibility: edited by Andrew Gitlin.
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..." the essays provide a change of perspective that is often needed to understand one's own biases and constraints in the tasks of research."-"Journal of Research on Christian Education ""Power and Read more...

 
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