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The action research planner : doing critical participatory action research

1. Introducing critical participatory action research -- 2. A new view of participation: Participation in public spheres -- 3. A new view of practice:Practices held in place by practice architectures -- 4. A new view of research: Research within practice traditions -- 5. Doing critical participatory action research: The planner part -- 6. Examples of critical participatory action research -- 7. Resources for critical participatory action researchers.

A fully-updated and reworked version of the classic book by Stephen Kemmis and Robin McTaggart, now joined by Rhonda Nixon, The Action Research Planneris a detailed guide to developing and conducting a critical participatory action research project. The authors outline new views onparticipation (based on Jrgen Habermass notion of a public sphere), practice (as shaped by practice architectures), and research (as research within practice traditions). Theyprovide five extended examples of critical participatory action research studies. The book includes a range of resources for people planning a critical participatory research initiative, providing guidance on how to establish an action research group and identify a shared concern, research ethics, principles of procedure for action researchers, protocols for collaborative work, keeping a journal, gathering evidence, reporting, and choosing academic partners. Unlike earlier editions, The Action Research Planner focuses specifically on critical participatory action research, which occupies a particular (critical) niche in the action research 'family'. The Action Research Planner is an essential guide to planning and undertaking this type of research.

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Publisher Springer : Singapore.,
xi, 200 pages : illustrations

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