White, Simone.

Doing Educational Research in Rural Settings : Methodological issues, international perspectives and practical solutions - Florence : Taylor and Francis, 2014. - 1 online resource (443 p.) - eBooks on Demand .

Cover -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Dedication -- Table of Contents -- About the contributors -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction: Why put the 'rural' in research? -- PART I Tales of the field: working with/in the rural -- 1 Making sense of rural education research: art, transgression, and other acts of terroir -- 2 Social cartography and rural education: researching space(s) and place(s) -- 3 Theory as the source of 'research footprint' in rural settings -- 4 A trialogue about method in rural education: experiential perspectives -- PART II Reflexivity and standpoint 5 Understanding 'the community' in rural community research -- 6 Rural community research process as outcome: approaching the community -- 7 Researching within and for a rural community: research journey -- 8 A conversation about research as risky business: making visible the invisible in rural research locations -- 9 Researching from the standpoint of the rural -- PART III Ethics and reciprocity -- 10 Research and remembrance in a rural community: a step toward ethical learning -- 11 Metaphors we lose by: re-thinking how we frame rural education 12 Reciprocity as relational: two examples of conducting research in Finnish Lapland -- 13 Three Rs for rural research: respect, responsibility and reciprocity -- Index

Doing Educational Research in Rural Settings is a much-needed guide for educational researchers whose research interests are located outside metropolitan areas in places that are generically considered to be rural. This book is both timely and important as it takes up the key question of how to conduct educational research within and for rural communities. It explores the impact of educational research in such contexts in terms of the lasting good of research and also those being researched. The authorship is international, which brings together researchers experience

9781317696490 200 (3U),160 (1U)


Education -- Research -- Methodology.
Education -- Research -- Social aspects.
Education -- Research.
Education, Rural.


Electronic books.

LB1028.3 -- .D593 2014eb

370.72