This book describes and defines inclusive research, outlining how to recognize it, understand it, do it, and know when it is done well. In doing so it will address the areas of overlap and distinctiveness in relation to participatory, emancipatory, user-led and partnership research as well as exploring the various practices encompassed within each of these inclusive approaches.
The book will focus on how and why more inclusive approaches to research have evolved. It will position inclusive research within the key debates and shifts in policy, define key ideas and terms, disuss the contested nature of inclusive research and illustrate a range of approaches using examplars. The aim is to discuss the range of challenges involved and to examine the degree to which these challenges have so far been met.
About the Author
Melanie Nind is a Professor of Education at the University of Southampton. Her particular areas of interest and expertise lie in the fields of interactive and inclusive pedagogy and inclusive research methods. She is editor of the International Jourbanal of Research and Method in Education and on the international advisory or editorial boards for several other jourbanals. She has previously taught at the University of Hertfordshire, Oxford Brookes University and The Open University.