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Author Scott, David, 1951-
Title Researching education : data, methods and theory in educational enquiry / David Scott and Robin Usher.
Imprint London : Continuum, 2000.

Author Scott, David, 1951-
Series Institute of Education series
Institute of Education series.
Subject Education -- Research.
Alt Name Usher, Robin, 1944-
Author Scott, David, 1951-
Series Institute of Education series
Institute of Education series.
Subject Education -- Research.
Alt Name Usher, Robin, 1944-
Description 1 online resource (vi, 179 pages).
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 163-171) and index.
Contents List of Figures; List of Tables; Acknowledgements; ONE: Introduction; PART ONE: PHILOSOPHY; PART TWO: STRATEGIES AND METHODS; PART THREE: ISSUES; References; Name Index; Subject Index.
Summary This volume is a study of the theory and practice of researching education. It examines the philosophical, historical, political and social contexts of researching and the implications of these for the collection and analysis of data. The authors argue that power is ever present in the construction of research texts and this is inevitable, as research imposes a closure of the world through representation and thus is always involved with and implicated in the operation of power. The book addresses such fundamental questions as: What is legitimate knowledge?, What is the relationship between the.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780826426659 (electronic bk.)
0826426654 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 655243079
Additional Format Print version: Scott, David, 1951- Researching education. London : Continuum, 2000 9780826451989 (OCoLC)277759346


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