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Society, history and research processes

Patterson, Annette J. (2006) Society, history and research processes. National Forum of Teacher Education Journal, 16(2), pp. 68-90.

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Abstract

In this reflection on research processes a humanities researcher begins to ask questions about the cultural materialist dimensions of research activities. At the center of this exploration are questions relating to the ways in which personal histories and experiences inform particular research processes and the ways in which a researcher's habits of collecting and working with data are regulated by cultural and social practice. The reflection on personal research processes is located in terms of the ethics work of Michel Foucault that provides reminders about the role of modern bureaucracy in governing what appear to be personal processes.

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ID Code: 46116
Item Type: Journal Article
Keywords: research processes
ISSN: 1049-2658
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > OTHER EDUCATION (139900) > Education not elsewhere classified (139999)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Past > Schools > School of Cultural & Language Studies in Education
Deposited On: 26 Sep 2011 08:06
Last Modified: 26 Sep 2011 08:06

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