Theory in action research

C. Huxham, B. Dick, E. Stringer

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    In this prologue to the special issue on theory in action research we provide a context and an introduction for the articles that follow. We begin by sketching in some of our shared ideas on theory in action research and some of the differences between our own approaches. Then, after briefly describing the process of preparing this issue, we provide a succint pointer to each article in the issue.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)5-12
    Number of pages7
    JournalAction Research
    Issue number1
    Publication statusPublished - 2009


    • action research
    • knowledge
    • role of theory
    • sense making
    • theory construction
    • understanding


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