Doing Research about Education

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Contents
Series Editor's Prefacevii
1 Introduction: Research Accounts Count
Geoffrey Walford1
2 Researching the 'Pastoral' and the 'Academic': An Ethnographic Exploration of Bernstein's Sociology of the Curriculum
Sally Power11
3 'Are you a girl or are you a teacher?' The 'Least Adult' Role in Research about Gender and Sexuality in a Primary School
Debbie Epstein27
4 Critical Moments in the Creative Teaching Research
Peter Woods42
5 Developing the Identity and Learning Programme: Principles and Pragmatism in a Longitudinal Ethnography of Pupil Careers
Ann Filer with Andrew Pollard57
6 Using Ethnographic Methods in a Study of Students' Secondary School and Post-school Careers
Gwen Wallace, Jean Rudduck and Julia Flutter with Susan Harris76
7 More than the Sum of Its Parts? Coordinating the ESRC Research Programme on Innovation and Change in Education
Martin Hughes93
8 Climbing an Educational Mountain: Conducting the International School Effectiveness Research Project (ISERP)
David Reynolds, Bert Creemers, Sam Stringfield, Charles Teddlie and the ISERP Team111
9 The Making of Men: Theorizing Methodology in 'Uncertain Times'
Chris Haywood and Máirtín Mac an Ghaill125
10 The Profession of a 'Methodological Purist'?
Martyn Hammersley139
11 The Director's Tale: Developing Teams and Themes in a Research Centre
Robert G. Burgess154

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