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ERIC Number: EJ1023938
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Pages: 16
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0965-0792
Action Research, Becoming and the Assemblage: A Deleuzian Reconceptualisation of Professional Practice
Gale, Ken; Turner, Becky; McKenzie, Liz
Educational Action Research, v21 n4 p549-564 2013
This paper, following Somekh and Zeichner, offers a "remodelling [of] action research theories and practices in local contexts". It is an attempt, with Kemmis, to address the question "what is to be done?" and to consider the "place of action research" in the light of what Schön has referred to as "the crisis of confidence in professional knowledge". Following the lead taken by Amorim and Ryan, and through the animation of assemblage, becoming and other Deleuzian conceptualisations, this paper will describe and make further claims for an active re-constitution of some of the givens of action research. In doing so it will both acknowledge existing theoretical, practice-based and historical antecedents and offer possibilities for looking at and advancing theoretical and practice-based approaches to action research in educational and professional settings through Deleuzian and Deleuze-inspired lenses.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom
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