Educational Studies in Mathematics

, Volume 93, Issue 2, pp 265–273 | Cite as

Book Review: Networking theories as an example of boundary crossing. Angelika Bikner-Ahsbahs and Susanne Prediger (Eds.) (2014) Networking of theories as a research practice in mathematics education

Springer. 329 pages. Hard copy: ISBN: 978-3-319-05388-2, $129 [US]. E-book: ISBN: 978-3-319-05389-9, $99 [US]
  • Arthur Bakker


This review essay first discusses a book authored by the Networking Theories Group and argues that the strategies for networking of theories are very similar to the learning mechanisms identified in the literature on boundary crossing. I propose that these two theoretical perspectives may be put into a fruitful dialogue.



I thank Sanne Akkerman, Ruben Noorloos, Sam Taylor, Dor Abrahamson, and Gail FitzSimons for their helpful comments on earlier drafts of this review essay.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Utrecht UniversityUtrechtNetherlands

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