Kemmis, Stephen, and Robin McTaggart, "Participatory Action Research," pp. 567-605 in Norman K. Denzin and Yvonne S. Lincoln, eds., The Handbook of Qualitative Research, 2nd ed. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 2000.


Defines and criticizes several types of action research, discusses five traditions of studying practice with their characteristic methods and techniques, and analyzes relationships among the traditions; identifies key features of participatory action research.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines

Source Discipline

Field other than Education

Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Action Inquiry

Type of Study

Status Study

Narrow Topic

Knowledge Generation, Qualitative Research


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