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Introduction to the Philosophies of Research and Criticism in Education and the Social Sciences

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ISBN-10: 0130422533

ISBN-13: 9780130422538

Edition: 2005

Authors: James L. Paul

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This rigorous volume focuses on the underlying perspectives justifying the major approaches currently being used in educational research.Introductory chapters lay the foundation for exploring varying research perspectives. Nine specific perspectives on research—post positivism, pragmatism, constructivism, ethics and deliberate democracy, criticism, interpretivism, race/ethnicity/gender, arts-based research, and post structuralism—are examined, through discussions written by senior scholars known for their expertise in the perspective. And, a “guided tour” of criticism is given, in which these same scholars demonstrate the use of the “critical method” by critiquing six studies selected as…    
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List price: $78.80
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 9/30/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 360
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

Research in Education and the Social Sciences: Historical and Philosophical Influences Shaping Perspectives on Knowledge
Philosophy for Educational Research
Perspectivism and Critique of Research: An Overview
Fowler Nine Perspectives of Educational Research
Introduction to Critiques The Perspectives as Critiques Selection of Studies and Considerations in the Critiques
Challenges Facing Researchers and Scholars in the 21 st Century
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