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ERIC Number: EJ772781
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Sep
Pages: 16
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 40
ISSN: ISSN-0951-8398
Writing a Rhizome: An (Im)plausible Methodology
Honan, Eileen
International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education (QSE), v20 n5 p531-546 Sep 2007
In this paper the author provides an overview of a rhizomatic methodology using illustrations from her doctoral thesis, where she used Deleuze and Guattari's (1987) thinking about rhizomes in three different ways. First, using the figuration of a rhizome allowed her to construct her thesis as non-linear with self-conscious attention paid to the writing of the text. Second, she understood the texts under analysis as rhizomatic, which enabled her to produce an account of the linkages and connections between various discursive plateaus. Third, she applied a method of rhizo-textual analysis that mapped the connections between the texts under analysis and stories about teaching told by herself, the research participants, and popular and academic texts on teachers and teaching. (Contains 1 note.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Australia