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By David Scott

ISBN-10: 0415473497

ISBN-13: 9780415473491

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ISBN-13: 9780415617185

This ebook addresses primary questions in terms of schooling and its epistemology. the placement taken by way of the writer is necessary realist; and hence in the course of the courting among schooling and significant realism is foregrounded. issues and matters that surface at varied occasions within the e-book are: a severe realist view of schooling study; a answer of the quantitative/qualitative divide; standards for judging the value of academic texts and practices; adjustments among medical and demanding realisms; empirical learn equipment in schooling; structure-agency relationships; pragmatist perspectives of academic learn; foundations and paradigmatic adjustments; and academic critique and transformation.

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