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  1. Democracy, Education and Research

    The Conditions of Social Change

    By Ivor F. Goodson, John Schostak

    There are many books focusing upon recipe-like strategies for undertaking research, and there are many books on the politics of change and sustainable change in communities. However in this ground-breaking book four leading experts in the field of research combine their talents to offer a very...

    To Be Published February 28th 2016 by Routledge

  2. Maladjusted Schooling (RLE Edu L)

    By John F Schostak

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    The problems this book discusses are the same now as they were 25 years ago: unemployment, poor housing, inadequate facilities, poverty, racism, violence. What is the function of a school in such a situation? Although many schools hold reformist ideals, their practice is constrained by...

    Published April 10th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Writing Research Critically

    Developing the power to make a difference

    By John Schostak, Jill Schostak

    This is not a standard guide to writing a dissertation, thesis, project report, journal article or book. Rather, this book will help researchers who are dissatisfied with the typical recipe approaches to standardised forms of writing-up and want to explore how academic writing can be used to...

    Published November 26th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Researching Violence, Democracy and the Rights of People

    Edited by John Schostak, Jill Schostak

    Violence, democracy and rights are issues that are not fully addressed in research methodology literatures, yet violence is of vital interest in substantive and theoretical debates across the social sciences, education, philosophy, politics and cultural studies. Methodology needs to be informed by,...

    Published November 25th 2009 by Routledge

  5. Radical Research

    Designing, Developing and Writing Research to Make a Difference

    By John Schostak, Jill Schostak

    Radical Research explores the view that research is not a neutral tool to be employed without bias in the search for truth. Rather the radical roots of research are to be seen in the focus on freedom and emancipation from blind allegiance to tradition, ‘common sense’, religion, or powerful...

    Published September 11th 2007 by Routledge

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