• lisahunter
  • Elke Emerald
  • Gregory Martin
Part of the Explorations of Educational Purpose book series (EXEP, volume 26)


What counts as research is not merely a matter of elegant argument about methodology; social research is also about the politics of having an argument heard, a precursor to being understood and accepted(McTaggart 1997, p 1)


Participatory Action Participatory Action Research Activist Researcher Good Luck Youth Work 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • lisahunter
    • 1
    • 2
  • Elke Emerald
    • 3
  • Gregory Martin
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Sport and LeisureThe University of WaikatoHamiltonNew Zealand
  2. 2.School of Human Movement StudiesThe University of QueenslandBrisbaneAustralia
  3. 3.School of Education and Professional StudiesGriffith UniversitySouthportAustralia
  4. 4.University of Technology SydneySydney,Australia

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