MacLure, Maggie, "'Clarity Bordering on Stupidity': Where's the Quality in Systemic Review," Journal of Educational Policy, 20(No. 4, 2005), 393-416. Reprinted pp. 45-70 in Bridget Somekh and Thomas A. Schwandt, eds., Knowledge Production: Research Work in Interesting Times. New York: Routledge, 2007.
Critiques the approach to doing research reviews labeled "systematic review" that ignores nuanced reading, writing, and interpretation of all studies on a given topic and that resorts to narrow protocols of government defined "evidenced-based research."
Broad Topical Focus
Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Mode of Inquiry in the Study
Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism, Integrative Inquiry
Type of Study
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