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Multidisciplinary approaches to educational research : case studies from Europe and the developing world

Publication Type:

Book

Authors:

Rizvi,Sadaf

Source:

Routledge research in education ; 67, Routledge, New York, p.205 (2012)

Call Number:

Cubb LB1028 .M776 2012

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/9423465

Keywords:

Education--Research--Cross-cultural studies, Education--Research--Developing countries--Case studies, Education--Research--Europe--Case studies, Education--Social aspects--Cross-cultural studies

Abstract:

Summary: "This book provides an original perspective on a range of controversial issues in educational and social research through case studies of multi-disciplinary and mixed-method research involving children, teachers, schools and communities in Europe and the developing world. These case studies from researchers "across continents" and "across disciplines" explore a range of interesting issues, including the relevance of research approaches to very different national settings, and to the kinds of questions being asked; the barriers of language and culture between researcher and researched; articulating the thinking and feelings of very young children; the challenges of dealing with "partiality" of data; issues of identity, subjectivity and reflexivity; and transferring research approaches from one national setting to the problems posed in another"-- Provided by publisher.

Publication Language:

eng