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Action research for contexts of change and inequality

Atweh, Bill & Bland, Derek C. (2009) Action research for contexts of change and inequality. In Setati, Kgeti, Vithal, Renuka, Malcolm, Cliff, & Dhunpath, Rubby (Eds.) Researching Possibilities in Mathematics, Science and Technology Education. Nova Science Publishers, Inc, USA, New York, pp. 71-88.

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Abstract

Undoubtedly, the past half-century has witnessed an escalation of changes in the social, political, economic and educational structures in many societies around the world. Some have seen change as a challenge and hope while, for many others, it is a source of concern and worry. Some have adopted change with gusto, while for many it is something to be resisted. Some say we live in a world and times with an increasing awareness that “times are changing”, while for some “the more things change, the more they stay the same”.

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ID Code: 28689
Item Type: Book Chapter
Keywords: rapid change, society, inequality, mathematics education, poverty, HERN
ISBN: 9781606922927
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY (160000) > SOCIOLOGY (160800)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > SPECIALIST STUDIES IN EDUCATION (130300) > Education Assessment and Evaluation (130303)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Office of Education Research
Current > Schools > School of Cultural & Professional Learning
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Deposited On: 23 Nov 2009 00:23
Last Modified: 06 Nov 2014 03:59

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