Rowan, John, "A Dialectical Paradigm for Research," pp. 93-112 in Peter Reason and John Rowan, eds., Human Inquiry . New York: John Wiley and Sons, 1981.*


John Rowan


Puts forth an approach to human inquiry that relies on multiple types of questions and multiple cycles of data gathering.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Defining Curriculum Research Questions

Source Discipline

Field other than Education

Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Hermeneutic Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Knowledge Generation, Comparisons Among Inquiry Modes


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