Living Inquiry: Personal, political and philosophical groundings of Action Research Practice

PC Gaya Wicks, P. Reason, H. Bradbury

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Abstract

This chapter seeks to detail the scholarly and intellectual threads identified by members of the action research community, and to point to further reading for those interested in pursuing these. It shows some of the ways in which the thoughtful integration of various theoretical perspectives and life experiences gives rise to well-developed personal paradigms which both shape and explain action researchers' being and acting in the world.
Translated title of the contributionLiving Inquiry: Personal, political and philosophical groundings of Action Research Practice
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationHandbook of Action Research, Second Edition
EditorsP. Reason, H Bradbury
PublisherSAGE Publications Ltd
Pages15 - 30
Number of pages15
ISBN (Print)1412920299
Publication statusPublished - 2008

Bibliographical note

This is the introductory chapter in the landmark Sage publication, 'The Handbook of Action Research' Second Edition. The Handbook is a seminal text in the Action Research field, and is widely cited internationally. It has well over 3000 citations on Google Scholar, for example. The chapter itself is shown as having 12 citations on Google Scholar.

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