Co-Operative Inquiry: Research into the Human Condition / Edition 1

Co-Operative Inquiry: Research into the Human Condition / Edition 1

by John Heron, J. Heron
     
 

ISBN-10: 0803976844

ISBN-13: 9780803976849

Pub. Date: 12/04/1996

Publisher: SAGE Publications

This is the first book to provide a comprehensive account of co-operative inquiry: a way of doing research with people where the roles of researcher and subject are integrated.

Co-operative inquiry is a distinctive and wide-ranging form of participative research in which people use the full range of their sensibilities to inquire together into any

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This is the first book to provide a comprehensive account of co-operative inquiry: a way of doing research with people where the roles of researcher and subject are integrated.

Co-operative inquiry is a distinctive and wide-ranging form of participative research in which people use the full range of their sensibilities to inquire together into any aspect of the human condition. This book offers both an extensive exploration of its theoretical background and a detailed practical guide to the methods involved. Topics covered include: a critique of established research techniques; the underlying participative paradigm of co-operative inquiry; the epistemological and political aspects of participation; different types of

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803976849
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
12/04/1996
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
236
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Research Method and Participation
Overview of Co-operative Inquiry
Initiating an Inquiry Group
Stages of the Inquiry Cycle
Inquiry Outcomes
Radical Memory and Inquiry Skills
Validity Procedures
Validity and Beyond
A Postconceptual Worldview
Arguments for Co-operative Inquiry

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