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Cox, Pat

Qualitative Research and Social Change

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: The Importance of Qualitative Research to Social Change — Preliminary Considerations
Pat Cox, Thomas Geisen, Roger Green

Part I. Exploring Concepts and Approaches

2. Changing Research, Research for Change: Exploring the Perspectives of Complexity Science
Pat Cox

3. The Notion of Ambivalence: Human Action and Social Change beyond Analytical Individualism
Thomas Geisen

4. A Complex Terrain of Words and Deeds: Discourse, Research, and Social Change
Stephen Hicks, Carolyn Taylor

Part II. Welfare Issues and Community Development

5. Bringing about Social Change: The Role of Community Research
Roger Green

6. Forum Theatre as a Participatory Tool for Social Research and Development: A Reflection on ‘Nobody is perfect’ — A Project with Homeless People
Michael Wrentschur

7. Psycho-social Perspectives in Policy and Professional Practice Research
Chris Miller, Paul Hoggett, Marjorie Mayo

Part III. Issues in Research

8. Evaluating Risk Assessment: A Methodological Study of Mentally Disordered Offenders in the London Probation Area
Diana Wendy Fitzgibbon

9. Educational Research Need Not Be Irrelevant
Zvi Bekerman

10. Policy Analysis in Education — Multiplicity as a Key Orientation for Research
Katrin Kraus

Keywords: Social Sciences, Methodology of the Social Sciences, Social Work, Urban Studies/Sociology, Science, general, Sociology, general, Development and Social Change

Editor
 
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2008
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
232 pages
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230583962
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-35899-1

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