Doing Educational Research

By Geoffrey Walford | Go to book overview

normally illuminating to them if this is expressed discursively, in the meta language of social science’ (Giddens, 1984, p.328). In these terms, as theory, Micropolitics is an exercise in conceptual mapping. The aim is to establish a set of analytical tools—power, goal diversity, ideological disputation, conflicts, political activity and control—which can be employed in specific settings towards the understanding of social practices. The concepts are intricately related.


REFERENCES

b
Ball, S.J. (1981) Beachside Comprehensive: A Case Study of Secondary Schooling, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press.
Ball, S.J. (1982a) ‘Competition and conflict in the teaching of English: a socio-historical analysis’, Journal of Curriculum Studies 13, 4.
Ball, S.J. (1982b) ‘Participant observation as a research method’, in Deakin University, Case Study Method: Readings 32-44. The Conduct of Fieldwork, Geelong, Deakin University Press.
Ball, S.J. (1982c) The application and verification of participant observation case study’, in Deakin University, Case Study methods 26-33. Perspectives on Case Study 4: Ethnography, Geelong, DeakinUniversity Press .
Ball, S.J. (1983a) ‘Case study method: some notes and problems’, in Hammersley, M. (ed) The Ethnography of Schooling, Driffield, Nafferton Press.
Ball, S.J. (1983b) ‘A subject of privilege: English and the school curriculum 1906-35, in Hammersley, M. and Hargreaves, A. (eds) Curriculum Practice: Sociological Perspectives, Lewes, Falmer.
Ball, S.J. (1984a) ‘Becoming a comprehensive?: facing up to falling rolls’, in S.J. Ball (ed.) Comprehensive Schooling: A Reader, Lewes, Falmer.
Ball, S.J. (1984b) The making of a school subject: English for the English 1906-82’, in Goodson, I.F. (ed.) Social Histories of the Secondary Curriculum: Subjects for Study, Lewes, Falmer.
Ball, S.J. (1984c) ‘Conflict, panic and inertia: mother tongue teaching in England 1970-83’, in Herrlitz, W. et al. (eds) Mother Tongue Education In Europe, Studies in Mother Tongue Education 1, International Mother Tongue Education Network, National Institute for Curriculum Development, Enschede, Netherlands, pp. 160-93.
Ball, S.J. (1984d) ‘Beachside reconsidered: reflections on a methodological apprenticeship’ in Burgess, R. (ed.) The Research Process in Educational Settings: Ten Case Studies, Lewes, Falmer.
Ball, S.J. (1985a) ‘Participant observation with pupils’, in Burgess, R.G. (ed.) Strategies of Educational Research, Lewes, Falmer.

-190-

Notes for this page

Add a new note
If you are trying to select text to create highlights or citations, remember that you must now click or tap on the first word, and then click or tap on the last word.
One moment ...
Default project is now your active project.
Project items

Items saved from this book

This book has been saved
Highlights (0)
Some of your highlights are legacy items.

Highlights saved before July 30, 2012 will not be displayed on their respective source pages.

You can easily re-create the highlights by opening the book page or article, selecting the text, and clicking “Highlight.”

Citations (0)
Some of your citations are legacy items.

Any citation created before July 30, 2012 will labeled as a “Cited page.” New citations will be saved as cited passages, pages or articles.

We also added the ability to view new citations from your projects or the book or article where you created them.

Notes (0)
Bookmarks (0)

You have no saved items from this book

Project items include:
  • Saved book/article
  • Highlights
  • Quotes/citations
  • Notes
  • Bookmarks
Notes
Cite this page

Cited page

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Sign up now to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

(Einhorn, 1992, p. 25)

(Einhorn 25)

1

1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

Cited page

Bookmark this page
Doing Educational Research
Table of contents

Table of contents

Settings

Settings

Typeface
Text size Smaller Larger Reset View mode
Search within

Search within this book

Look up

Look up a word

  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
Please submit a word or phrase above.
Print this page

Print this page

Why can't I print more than one page at a time?

Full screen
/ 238

matching results for page

Cited passage

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Sign up now to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

"Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn, 1992, p. 25).

"Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

"Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences."1

1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

Cited passage

Welcome to the new Questia Reader

The Questia Reader has been updated to provide you with an even better online reading experience.  It is now 100% Responsive, which means you can read our books and articles on any sized device you wish.  All of your favorite tools like notes, highlights, and citations are still here, but the way you select text has been updated to be easier to use, especially on touchscreen devices.  Here's how:

1. Click or tap the first word you want to select.
2. Click or tap the last word you want to select.

OK, got it!

Thanks for trying Questia!

Please continue trying out our research tools, but please note, full functionality is available only to our active members.

Your work will be lost once you leave this Web page.

For full access in an ad-free environment, sign up now for a FREE, 1-day trial.

Already a member? Log in now.