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The action research dissertation : a guide for students and faculty / Kathryn Herr, Gary L. Anderson.

By: Herr, Kathryn.
Contributor(s): Anderson, Gary L, 1948-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookCall no.: SOC H 2015 636005Publication: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE Publications, c2015Edition: 2nd ed.Description: xix, 189 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9781483333106 (pbk.); 1483333108 (pbk.).Subject(s): Social sciences -- Research | Action research | Dissertations, Academic -- Authorship | Academic writing
Contents:
Introduction: What Is an Action Research Dissertation? -- The Many Faces of Action Research -- Toward a Definition of Action Research -- The Action Research Dissertation -- 2. Action Research Traditions and Knowledge Interests -- The Multiple Traditions of Action Research -- Action Research and Organizational Development/Learning -- Action Science -- Participatory Research: The Legacy of Paulo Freire -- Participatory Evaluation -- Action Research and Community Psychology -- Action Research in Education -- The Teacher-as-Researcher Movement in Britain -- The Practitioner Research Movement in North America -- The Danger of Co-Optation -- Participatory Action Research with Youth: YPAR -- Action Research as Narrative: Self-Study and Autoethnography -- Arts-Based Approaches to Action Research -- Feminist, Post-Colonial, and Antiracist -- Approaches to Action Research -- The Knowledge Interests of Action Research -- Notes -- 3. The Continuum of Positionality in Action Research -- Insider: Researcher Studies Own Self/Practice -- Insider in Collaboration With Other Insiders -- Insider(s) in Collaboration With Outsider(s) –
PAR: Reciprocal Collaboration (Insider-Outsider Teams) -- PAR: Outsider(s) in Collaboration With Insider(s) -- Outsider(s) Studies Insider(s) – Multiple Positionalities -- The Outsider-Within Stance as a Flawed Approach to Action Research -- Conclusion -- Note -- 4. Quality Criteria for Action Research: An Ongoing Conversation -- Delegitimizing Action Research: Opposition in the Academy -- Redefining Rigor: Criteria of Quality for Action Research -- Reason and Bradbury's Discussion of Validity and Choice Points -- Addressing Bias in Action Research -- Are the Findings of Action Research Generalizable? -- The Politics of Action Research -- Institutional Micropolitics -- The Politics of Redefining Professionalism -- The Politics of Knowledge -- The Macropolitics of Action Research Projects -- Note -- 5. Designing the Plane While Flying it: Proposing and Doing the Dissertation -- Possibilities of a Pilot Study -- The Dissertation Proposal -- Introducing the Proposed Inquiry -- Situating the Study in Relevant Literature -- Methodological Considerations -- Data Analysis and Representation –
Where Do Action Research Questions Come From? -- Insider Action Research -- Outsider Action Research -- Issues of Design and Methodology -- Designing Insider Action Research -- Designing Outsider Action Research – The Literature Review: Literature in Dialogue With the Data -- Writing the Dissertation -- Defending the Dissertation -- 6. What Does an Action Research Dissertation Look Like? -- Lynne Mock: Carving a Dissertation Out of a PAR Project -- The Entry Process -- Creating Participatory Structures -- Writing the Dissertation -- Emphasizing the Strengths of Action Research -- Researcher-Initiated PAR Studies --Initiating the PAR Study -- The Emergent Design of the PAR Process -- Collaborative Data Analysis -- Disseminating the Results: Multiple Forms of Representation and Audiences -- John Mark Dyke: Insider Action Research First Phase of the Work Iterative Cycles of Inquiry The Dissertation Research -- Gary W. Street: A Principal Cultivating Action Research -- Conclusion -- Note -- 7. Ethical Considerations and Action Research -- Working with Institutional Review Process -- Ethics in Practice -- Authentic Collaboration -- Learning to Be Researchers -- Who's the Writing For? -- Moving Beyond Do No Harm -- 8. Final Thoughts.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 163-181) and index.

Introduction: What Is an Action Research Dissertation? -- The Many Faces of Action Research -- Toward a Definition of Action Research -- The Action Research Dissertation -- 2. Action Research Traditions and Knowledge Interests -- The Multiple Traditions of Action Research -- Action Research and Organizational Development/Learning -- Action Science -- Participatory Research: The Legacy of Paulo Freire -- Participatory Evaluation -- Action Research and Community Psychology -- Action Research in Education -- The Teacher-as-Researcher Movement in Britain -- The Practitioner Research Movement in North America -- The Danger of Co-Optation -- Participatory Action Research with Youth: YPAR -- Action Research as Narrative: Self-Study and Autoethnography -- Arts-Based Approaches to Action Research -- Feminist, Post-Colonial, and Antiracist -- Approaches to Action Research -- The Knowledge Interests of Action Research -- Notes -- 3. The Continuum of Positionality in Action Research -- Insider: Researcher Studies Own Self/Practice -- Insider in Collaboration With Other Insiders -- Insider(s) in Collaboration With Outsider(s) –

PAR: Reciprocal Collaboration (Insider-Outsider Teams) -- PAR: Outsider(s) in Collaboration With Insider(s) -- Outsider(s) Studies Insider(s) – Multiple Positionalities -- The Outsider-Within Stance as a Flawed Approach to Action Research -- Conclusion -- Note -- 4. Quality Criteria for Action Research: An Ongoing Conversation -- Delegitimizing Action Research: Opposition in the Academy -- Redefining Rigor: Criteria of Quality for Action Research -- Reason and Bradbury's Discussion of Validity and Choice Points -- Addressing Bias in Action Research -- Are the Findings of Action Research Generalizable? -- The Politics of Action Research -- Institutional Micropolitics -- The Politics of Redefining Professionalism -- The Politics of Knowledge -- The Macropolitics of Action Research Projects -- Note -- 5. Designing the Plane While Flying it: Proposing and Doing the Dissertation -- Possibilities of a Pilot Study -- The Dissertation Proposal -- Introducing the Proposed Inquiry -- Situating the Study in Relevant Literature -- Methodological Considerations -- Data Analysis and Representation –

Where Do Action Research Questions Come From? -- Insider Action Research -- Outsider Action Research -- Issues of Design and Methodology -- Designing Insider Action Research -- Designing Outsider Action Research – The Literature Review: Literature in Dialogue With the Data -- Writing the Dissertation -- Defending the Dissertation -- 6. What Does an Action Research Dissertation Look Like? -- Lynne Mock: Carving a Dissertation Out of a PAR Project -- The Entry Process -- Creating Participatory Structures -- Writing the Dissertation -- Emphasizing the Strengths of Action Research -- Researcher-Initiated PAR Studies --Initiating the PAR Study -- The Emergent Design of the PAR Process -- Collaborative Data Analysis -- Disseminating the Results: Multiple Forms of Representation and Audiences -- John Mark Dyke: Insider Action Research First Phase of the Work Iterative Cycles of Inquiry The Dissertation Research -- Gary W. Street: A Principal Cultivating Action Research -- Conclusion -- Note -- 7. Ethical Considerations and Action Research -- Working with Institutional Review Process -- Ethics in Practice -- Authentic Collaboration -- Learning to Be Researchers -- Who's the Writing For? -- Moving Beyond Do No Harm -- 8. Final Thoughts.

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