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Researching education policy : Ethical and methodological issues - David Halpin

Researching education policy

Ethical and methodological issues

By: David Halpin (Editor), Barry Troyna (Editor)

Paperback Published: 23rd November 1994
ISBN: 9780750703451
Number Of Pages: 227

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The methodology researching of educational policy is the subject of this book. It takes a behind the scenes look at the conducting, the analysis and the interpretation of research carried out into educational policy issues revolving around the 1988 Education Reform Act.; The contributors draw on their project research experience to demonstrate the breadth of issues lionked with such policy research, and cover the gender and power balance between interviewer and interviewee, the difficulties resulting from different ideological stances of researchers and researched, and difficulties in finding links between research and policy.

Theory, Scholarship and Research into Education Policy: Where we are now - reflections on the sociology of education policy
Coming to terms with research - the contract business
Scholarship and sponsored research - contradiction, continuum or complementary activity?
The Ethics of Research into Education Policy: The constraints of neutrality - the 1988 Education Reform Act and feminist research
Researching inside the state - issues in the interpretation of elite interviews
Sex, lies and audiotape - interviewing the education policy elite
Methodological Perspectives on Research into Education Policy: Ethnography, policy-making and practice in education
Students' secondary school careers - research in a climate of "moving perspectives"
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ISBN: 9780750703451
ISBN-10: 0750703458
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 227
Published: 23rd November 1994
Publisher: FALMER PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.88  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.41
Edition Number: 1

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