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The Social Construction of Validity

Read Validation  of qualitative  research is here  discussed  in  relation  to  postmodern  conceptions of knowledge.  A  modernist  notion  of  true  knowledge  as  a  mirror  of  reality  is replaced  by a postmodern understanding of  knowledge as a social construction. Of  the … Continue reading

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Choice and Quality in Action Research Practice

Read This article explores the nature of quality in action research practice. The origins and purposes of action research and its relation to social science methodology are reviewed. Action research is described in terms of four characteristic dimensions—worthwhile practical purposes, … Continue reading

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