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Narratives and Fictions in Educational Research

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ISBN-10: 033520791X

ISBN-13: 9780335207916

Edition: 2002

Authors: Peter Clough

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This volume sets out to locate narrative and fictional methods within the traditions of education research, exemplify the use of narrative in studies of educational and social settings and explain the processes of composing narrative and fictional research.
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Book details

List price: $59.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 8/1/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 132
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

Peter Clough is Honorary Professor of Education at the University of Sheffield. Peter taught English and Drama, in the 1970s, in London and later in a number of special schools. His research interests include the use of narrative and fictional writing in research and research report. Peter has taught Inclusive Education and Early Childhood Education at the University of Sheffield, has been Professor of Inclusive Education at Queen's Belfast and at Liverpool Hope, and Research Fellow at the University of Chester. Peter is an Honorary Professor at the School ofnbsp; Education, University of Sheffield, where he teaches Masters and Doctoral students.nbsp; Amongst over 50 publications focusing…    

Series editor's preface
Preface: The Man with the Blue Guitar
Stories from educational settings: an introduction
The structure of the book
How to read this book
Writing stories from educational settings
The map is not the terrain ...
Methods and maps
Language and identity
Stories of 'truths': senses composed
Lolly: the final word
Hard to tell: reading the stories
A reading of Klaus
A reading of Molly
A reading of Rob
A reading of Bev
A reading of Lolly
Narratives of educational practice
'To the things themselves!'
The experience of meaning
Consciousness provides objects
The particular and the general
'To the things themselves!' (Husserl 1960)
The problem of evaluation
Fiction and social research: a sketch