ERIC Number: EJ886161
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
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Reference Count: 16
Transformative Mixed Methods Research
Mertens, Donna M.
Qualitative Inquiry, v16 n6 p469-474 2010
Paradigms serve as metaphysical frameworks that guide researchers in the identification and clarification of their beliefs with regard to ethics, reality, knowledge, and methodology. The transformative paradigm is explained and illustrated as a framework for researchers who place a priority on social justice and the furtherance of human rights. The basic belief systems associated with this paradigm are explained and illustrated by examples of research that is commensurate with the transformative paradigm.
Descriptors: Social Justice, Methods Research, Educational Research, Models, Beliefs, Ethics, Researchers, Methods, Civil Rights, Deafness, Foreign Countries, Epistemology, Intervention, Evaluation, American Sign Language
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