Data as Constant Becomings

Collapsing Dichotomous Divides of Data and Researcher in Identity Construction Work
  • Louise Thomas


The intention guiding the content of this chapter is new possibilities of researcher identity constructions when thought of in terms of relationship between researcher and data – an assemblage (Deleuze & Guattari, 1987) and identity as a performance (Butler, 2005) – performativity of researcher identity. The content is framed by reflections on my past (yet always continuing, never concluding) research works.


Early Childhood Early Childhood Educator Professional Identity Epistemological Belief Early Childhood Development 
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  • Louise Thomas
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  1. 1.Learning Sciences Institute AustraliaAustralian Catholic UniversityAustralia

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