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Bridging the gap between theory and practice in educational research : methods at the margins

Publication Type:



Palgrave Macmillan, Volume 1st, New York, p.271 (2009)

Call Number:

Cubb LB1028.25 .U6 B75 2009



Education--Research--United States--Methodology, Indians of North America--Education--History, Minorities--Education--United States


Contents: The politics of knowledge: what an examination of the margins can offer / Barbara Dennis -- On the tasks of the critical educational scholar-activist / Michael W. Apple -- Making sense of the call for scientifically based research in education / Ginette Delandshere -- Limits to knowledge with existential significance: an outline for the exploration of post-secular spirituality of relevance to qualitative research / Phil Francis Carspecken -- Theory of the margins: liberating research in education / Barbara Dennis -- Researching as if place mattered: toward a methodology of emplacement / Joshua Hunter -- Twisted time: the educative chronologies of American Indian history / Donald Warren -- Researching Hispanic undergraduates: conceptual and methodological unease / Amaury Nora -- Get real: the process of validating research across racial lines / Rachelle Winkle-Wagner -- Educating the "savage" and "civilized": Santa Clara Pueblo Indians at the 1904 St. Louis Expo / Adrea Lawrence -- Intimately biased: creating purposeful research in American Indian education with appropriate and authentic methodology / Tarajean Yazzie-Mintz -- Lesbian youth and the "not girl" gender: explorations of adolescent lesbian lives through critical life story research / Elizabethe C. Payne -- Breaking the hymen and reclaiming the "cherry": adolescent language use in negotiations of autonomy in a sexuality education program / Cheryl A. Hunter -- Disenfranchisement and power: the role of teachers as mediators in citizenship education policy and practice / Debora Hinderliter Ortloff -- Quantitative approaches as a bridge from the invisible to the visible: the case of basic education policy in a disadvantaged nation / Aki Yonehara.