[Read] ➮ Discourse in educational and Social Research (Conducting Educational Research) By Margaret Maclure – Natus-physiotherapy.co.uk


Discourse in educational and Social Research (Conducting Educational Research) This Volume Aims To Be Both Practical And Provocative It Demonstrates The Insights And Irritations Of A Discourse Based Orientation To Educational Research Drawing On A Wide Range Of Educational Texts Including Policy Documents, Ethnographic Interviews, Press Articles, Video Taped Lessons, Textbooks, Informal Chat And Parent Teacher Consultations The Author Shows How Knowledge, Power Identities And Realities Are Constructedd And Problematised In Discourse The Book Also Deals With Educational Research Itself As A Set Of Discursive Practices, Examining The Texts Which Educational Researchers Produce And Consume Research, Reports, Dissertations, And Journal Articles The Book Provides Practical Help To Researchers And Students Wishing To Interrogate Their Own Data From A Discourse Perspective, And At The Same Time Develops A Critical Awareness Of The Researcher S Role As Writer Reader Of Research Texts Analysis, Posrtstructuralism, Interaction Sociology, Feminist Ethnography, Literary Theory And Philosophy What Holds It Together Is The Persistent Question How To Do Educational Research Within A Crisis Of Representation That Has Shaken Faith In A Stable Relationship Between Words And Worlds

  • Paperback
  • 231 pages
  • Discourse in educational and Social Research (Conducting Educational Research)
  • Margaret Maclure
  • English
  • 19 March 2017
  • 9780335201907

About the Author: Margaret Maclure

Is a well-known author, some of his books are a fascination for readers like in the Discourse in educational and Social Research (Conducting Educational Research) book, this is one of the most wanted Margaret Maclure author readers around the world.



8 thoughts on “Discourse in educational and Social Research (Conducting Educational Research)

  1. says:

    If this somewhat rushed review only partially makes sense forgive me I am overtiredin a way that only people who work with children will understand I thoroughly enjoyed this book and was inspired to begin writing even though I am still somewhat clueless Maclure rejects the obvious on the whole although I felt she was a bit over reliant on Derrida, especially given what she says about him and his cronies in chapter 8 I loved the way she unpicked fabrications as a series of meanings like producing fabric, weaving, but also still lies and fictions although even in the negative aspects she shed some positive light on the need to be fabricated in our identities and social presence I intent to hold this idea of fabrication in tension with Ball s stuff about performative neoliberal cultures making us all fabricate our successes and professional identities which I agree with up to a point, but I felt Maclure s less doom and gloom version allowed for hope and a sort of psychic survival within criticism that I rarely find I feel negative almost to the point of nihilism within the critical paradigm sometimes and inauthentic, shallow and bored anywhere else.So emotionally I needed this book, which made me tempted to give it the full five stars but while I don t...

  2. says:

    I wish I had read this book when it was first published in 2003 It is a wonderful book that explores the insights and challenges of a discourse based orientation to research Maclure is a post structuralist and interested in deconstruction A must for anyone interested in how discour...

  3. says:

    Maggie Maclure provides detailed insights to the application of Derrida s work to educational research.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *