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Handbook of Action Research: Concise Paperback Edition / Edition 1
     

Handbook of Action Research: Concise Paperback Edition / Edition 1

by Peter Reason, Hilary Bradbury-Huang
 

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ISBN-10: 1412920302

ISBN-13: 9781412920308

Pub. Date: 01/28/2006

Publisher: SAGE Publications

With the Handbook of Action Research hailed as a turning point in how action research is framed and understood by scholars, this student edition has been structured to provide an easy inroad into the field for researchers and students. It includes concise chapter summaries and an informative introduction that draws together the different strands of action

Overview

With the Handbook of Action Research hailed as a turning point in how action research is framed and understood by scholars, this student edition has been structured to provide an easy inroad into the field for researchers and students. It includes concise chapter summaries and an informative introduction that draws together the different strands of action research and reveals their diverse applications as well as their interrelations. Divided into four parts, there are important themes of thinking and practice running throughout.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412920308
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
01/28/2006
Edition description:
Abridged
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
9.64(w) x 6.90(h) x 0.88(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction - Peter Reason and Hilary Bradbury
Inquiry and Participation in Search of a World Worthy of Human Aspiration
Theory and Practice - Bj[sl]orn Gustavsen
The Mediating Discourse
Participatory (Action) Research in Social Theory - Orlando Fals Borda
Origins and Challenges
Action Research in the Workplace - William Pasmore
The Socio-Technical Perspective
The Infusion of Race into the US Discourse on Action Research - Ella Edmondson Bell
Uneven Ground - Patricia Maguire
Feminimisms and Action Research
Power and Knowledge - John Gaventa and Andrea Cornwall
Knowledge in Participatory Research - Peter Park
Exploring the Relevance of Critical Theory for Action Research - Stephen Kemmis
Humanistic Action Research - John Rowan
The Relationship of 'Systems Thinking' to Action Research - Robert Louis Flood
PRACTICES
Action Science - Victor J Friedman
Creating Communities of Inquiry in Communities of Practice
The Practice of Co-operative Inquiry - John Heron and Peter Reason
Research with Rather Than on People
Appreciative Inquiry - James D Ludema, David L Cooperrider and Frank J Barrett
The Power of the Unconditional Positive Question
Large Group Processes as Action Research - Ann W Martin
Ethnodrama - Jim Mienczakowski and Stephen Morgan
Constructing Participatory, Experiential and Compelling Action Research through Performance
Clinical Inquiry/Research - Edgar H Schein
Community Action Research - Peter Senge and Otto Scharmer
The Practice of Action Inquiry - William R Torbert
EXEMPLARS
Working Together, Learning Together - Mark Baldwin
Co-operative Inquiry in the Development of Complex Practice by Teams of Social Workers
The Early Mothering Project - Penny A Barrett
What Happened When the Words 'Action Research' Came to Life for a Group of Midwives
Learing with the Natural Step - Hilary Bradbury
Action Research to Promote Conversations for Sustainable Development
Transforming Lives - Gloria Bravette
Towards Bicultural Competence
Action Research To Develop an Interorganizational Network - Rupert F Chisholm
Participatory Research and Education for Social Change - Helen M Lewis
Highlander Research and Education Center
Creative Arts and Photography in Participatory Action Research in Guatemala - M Brinton Lykes
The Art of Clinical Inquiry in Information Technology Related Change - Joe Mc Donagh and David Coghlan
Participatory Action Research in Southern Tanzania, with Special Reference to Women - Marja-Liisa Swantz, Elizabeth Ndedya and Mwajuma Saiddy Masaiganah
Six Street Youth Who Could... - Bessa Whitmore and Colette Mc Kee
SKILLS
Collaborative Off-Line Reflection - Jenny W Rudolph, Steven S Taylor and Erica Gabrielle Foldy
A Way To Develop Skill in Action Science and Action Inquiry
On Supervising Graduate Research Students - Peter Reason and Judi Marshall
The Mirror, The Magnifying Glass, The Compass and the Map - Yoland Wadsworth
Facilitating Participatory Action Research
Self Reflective Inquiry Practices - Judi Marshall
Conclusion - Peter Reason and Hilary Bradbury
Broadening the Bandwidth of Validity: Issues as Choice-Points to Ensure Quality in Action Research

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