8. How Applying a Discourse-Based Approach to Investigate Inclusion Changed a Research Project and a Way of Thinking

  1. Jeff Adams1,
  2. Matt Cochrane2 and
  3. Linda Dunne2
  1. Linda Dunne

Published Online: 5 OCT 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781119950844.ch8

Applying Theory to Educational Research: An Introductory Approach with Case Studies

Applying Theory to Educational Research: An Introductory Approach with Case Studies

How to Cite

Dunne, L. (2011) How Applying a Discourse-Based Approach to Investigate Inclusion Changed a Research Project and a Way of Thinking, in Applying Theory to Educational Research: An Introductory Approach with Case Studies (eds J. Adams, M. Cochrane and L. Dunne), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119950844.ch8

Editor Information

  1. 1

    University of Chester, UK

  2. 2

    Edge Hill University, UK

Author Information

  1. Edge Hill University, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 OCT 2011
  2. Published Print: 7 OCT 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470972366

Online ISBN: 9781119950844

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Keywords:

  • discourse-based approach;
  • poststructuralism, discourse-based research;
  • UK school population and inclusion;
  • ‘truths’ behind inclusion;
  • poststructuralist theorizing;
  • hidden power dynamics in paradigms;
  • language and discourse, shaping reality;
  • Foucault's power and knowledge;
  • self-doubt;
  • inclusion, and what it means to people

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction to the Research Project

  • Theories Explained and their Use Justified in the Context of this Research Project

  • The Application of Theory to the Research

  • The Relevance and Effectiveness of Using Theory

  • Summary Conclusions and Recommendations

  • References