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  • Why we need social theory in teacher education research

    The recently published book, Social Theory for Teacher Education Research: Beyond the Technical-Rational, co-edited by Kathleen Nolan and Jennifer Tupper, is a superb addition to the book series, Social Theory and Methodology in Education Research providing a close fit with the objectives

  • In Memory of Marta Harnecker

    By John D. Holst and María Alicia Vetter The Chilean sociologist and popular educator, Marta Harnecker, died on June 15, 2019, at the age of 82. When educators think of adult or popular education in Latin America, they generally think of Paulo

  • Call for Papers: Character Assassination, Reputation, and Social Judgement

    Special Issue of the Journal of Applied Social Thery: Character Assassination, Reputation, and Social Judgement Guest Editor: Sergei A. Samoilenko, George Mason University, U.S. Proposal Submission Deadline: April 12th , 2019 In recent years, the issue of character assassination (CA) gained prominence

  • How does critical realism relate to critical theory?

    Critical realism: What is it and does it relate to the broader discipline of critical theory?  Critical realism was developed most notably in the work of Ram Roy Bhaskar (2007; 2015), who developed it as a comprehensive philosophy of knowledge and being