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ERIC Number: EJ1029970
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014
Pages: 11
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1474-9041
Distal and Proximal Vision: A Multi-Perspective Research in Sociology of Education
Giancola, Orazio; Viteritti, Assunta
European Educational Research Journal, v13 n1 p47-57 2014
Drawing inspiration from the research conducted in Italian schools involved in the reform process, the article proposes to investigate two visions in the research on Sociology of Education: one distal and the other proximal. The distal vision is offered by quantitative research nowadays supported by extensive public funding and framed as comparative international programmes, while the proximal one concerns mainly qualitative methodological and epistemology perspectives. In an attempt to bring the strengths of each into focus, the article approaches these two visions.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Italy