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New to the Third Edition: Gives an extensive review of the growing literature on action research: Stringer broadens the scope of the book by including the literature and theoretical movements that have come to light since the Second Edition. Offers a thorough overview of the fundamentals of action research: The author provides a great deal of context on action research in the early chapters as well as a new section on its theoretical foundations. Presents the latest coverage of conducting literature reviews: Stringer updates the discussion on literature review and moves it into a separate chapter. Provides updated appendices and Web links: These resources give cutting-edge information on action research. Prepares readers for undertaking action research projects: A new section at the end of each chapter called "Reflection and Practice" offers exercises that provide guidance for the direct application of qualitative research to applied research.
|1||Research in Professional and Public Life||1|
|2||Principles of Community-Based Action Research||17|
|3||Setting the Stage||43|
|4||Look: Building the Picture||65|
|5||Think: Interpreting and Analyzing||89|
|6||Act: Resolving the Problems||115|
|7||Act: Resolving Complex Problems||135|
|8||Formal Reports, Theses, and Dissertations||165|
|9||Understanding Action Research: The Theory Behind the Practice||187|
|App||Action Research Electronic Resources||217|
|About the Author||229|
Posted January 17, 2012
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