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Researching education [electronic resource] : data, methods and theory in educational enquiry / David Scott and Robin Usher.

Author/Creator:
Scott, David, 1951-
Publication:
London ; New York : Cassell, c1999.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (191 p.)
Series:
Institute of Education series.
Institute of Education series
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Subjects:
Education -- Research.
Teaching -- Research.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
This volume is a study of the theory and practice of researching education. It examines the philosophical, historical, political and social contexts of researching and the implications of these for the collection and analysis of data. The authors argue that power is ever present in the construction of research texts and this is inevitable, as research imposes a closure of the world through representation and thus is always involved with and implicated in the operation of power. The book addresses such fundamental questions as: What is legitimate knowledge?, What is the relationship between the
Contents:
Contents; List of Figures; List of Tables; Acknowledgements; ONE: Introduction; PART ONE: PHILOSOPHY; PART TWO: STRATEGIES AND METHODS; PART THREE: ISSUES; References; Name Index; Subject Index
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Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [163]-171) and indexes.
Contributor:
Usher, Robin, 1944-
ISBN:
1-282-70987-9
9786612709876
0-8264-2665-4
OCLC:
813220354