Using Social Theory in Educational Research : A Practical Guide, Paperback Book


Using Social Theory in Educational Research is organised to help practising educators and novice researchers who have little familiarity with social theory to: be introduced to major schools of social theory, their basic concepts, and their general applicability to educational issuesdevelop an understanding of and appreciation for its potential to improve their own practicegain practical insight into how theory can function as a warrant, or support, for data interpretationthrough the use of multiple practical examples, learn how to integrate theory into their own work more effectivelySelected Contents: 1.

Getting Theoretical 2. An Illustrated Tour of How Theory Works (and Doesn't Work) in Educational Research 3.

Framing Research Theoretically, Part One: Planning and Data Collection 4.

Framing Research Theoretically 5.When Research Meets Research


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 172 pages
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Social theory
  • ISBN: 9780415436410



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