By Cristina Costa, Ciaran Burke and Mark Murphy This is the title of a recent paper by some of the team behind Social theory applied, published in International Journal of Research & Method in Education (click on link to access the paper).
Education research has a long history of adapting ideas from social theory. While this has always been the case when it comes to educational foundations, in recent years there has been an enormous growth in the adoption of social theory in the
In this post I delve into some of the questions I asked myself during my journey through the doctoral process to gain a better understanding of myself and awareness of the power structures within which I was situated, and negotiating these spaces
This carries on from the previous blog post that explored policy reception in terms of decentralised neoliberalism and/or masked re-centralisation. Part 2 will now demonstrate borrowing from Foucault’s notions of discourse and governmentality. A taste of the methodology … and unconventional mode
[part of the launch week for the book: Bourdieu, Habitus and Social Research: The art of application (published this week by Palgrave). My chapter is called: Theorising and researching the youth crime nexus: Habitus, reflexivity and the political ecology of social practice]
Why is it important to raise this question? There has been a push in social science towards methodological innovation as a way to keep up with various forms of 21st century transformation. In the last few decades the social world has expanded