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The SAGE Handbook of Action Research : Participative Inquiry and Practice

Author: Peter Reason; Hilary Bradbury
Publisher: London : SAGE Publications, 2008
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2. edView all editions and formats
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Discusses the qualitative and quantitative approaches in the field of social inquiry. This book tackles questions of how to integrate knowledge with action, how to collaborate with co-researchers in the field, and how to present the necessarily 'messy' components in a coherent fashion.
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Reason; Hilary Bradbury
ISBN: 9781412920292 9781446271148 1412920299 1446271145
OCLC Number: 474540732
Description: 720 p.
Contents: PART ONE: GROUNDINGS<br />Introduction to Groundings --
Peter Reason and Hilar Bradbury<br />Living Inquiry --
Patricia Gay Wicks, Peter Reason and Hilary Bradbury<br /> Personal, Political and Philosophical Groundings of Action Research Practice<br />Participatory Action Research as Practice --
Marja Liisa Swantz<br />Some Trends in the Praxis of Participatory Action Research --
Md. Anisur Rahman<br />Action Research and the Challenge of Scope --
Bj rn Gustavsen, Agneta Hansson and Thoralf U Qvale<br />Action Research at Work --
Hilary Bradbury et al<br /> Creating the Future Following the Path from Lewin<br />Continuing the Journey --
Colleen Reid and Wendy Frisby<br /> Articulating the Dimensions of Feminist Participatory Research<br />Towards Transformational Liberation --
M Brinton Lykes and Amelia Mallona<br /> Participatory Action Research and Activist Praxis<br />Critical Theory and Participatory Action Research --
Stephen Kemmis<br />Systems Thinking and Practice for Action Research

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The SAGE Handbook of Action Research has been completely updated to bring chapters in line with the latest research approaches in this field of social inquiry.  Read more...

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Introduction to Groundings -- Peter Reason and Hilar Bradbury
Living Inquiry -- Patricia Gay Wicks, Peter Reason and Hilary Bradbury
Personal, Political and Philosophical Groundings of Action Research Practice
Participatory Action Research as Practice -- Marja Liisa Swantz
Some Trends in the Praxis of Participatory Action Research -- Md. Anisur Rahman
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