Posthuman Research Practices in Education

Editors: Taylor, Carol, Hughes, Christina (Eds.)

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How do we include and develop understandings of those beyond-the-human aspects of the world in social research? Through fifteen contributions from leading international thinkers, this book provides original approaches to posthumanist research practices in education. It responds to questions which consider the effect and reach of posthuman research.

About the authors

Carol Taylor is Reader at the Sheffield Institute of Education at Sheffield Hallam University, UK where she leads the Higher Education Research Group. Her research focuses on space, gender, bodies and materialities, and student engagement and ethics. Her work has been published in Cultural Studies=Critical Methodologies, Studies in Higher Education and Gender and Education.

Christina Hughes is Professor of Sociology at the University of Warwick, UK. Her research focusses on equity and gender issues and she has longstanding interests in methodological concerns. She has published widely in this area and is co-editor of the International Journal of Social Research Methodology.

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Taylor, Carol A. (et al.)

    Pages 1-4

  • Edu-crafting a Cacophonous Ecology: Posthumanist Research Practices for Education

    Taylor, Carol A.

    Pages 5-24

  • Rethinking the Empirical in the Posthuman

    St. Pierre, Elizabeth Adams

    Pages 25-36

  • Deleuzo-Guattarian Rhizomatics: Mapping the Desiring Forces and Connections between Educational Practices and the Neurosciences

    Taguchi, Hillevi Lenz

    Pages 37-57

  • Thinking like a Brick: Posthumanism and Building Materials

    Bennett, Luke

    Pages 58-74

Buy this book

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Hardcover $105.00
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Posthuman Research Practices in Education
Editors
  • Carol Taylor
  • Christina Hughes
Copyright
2016
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-45308-2
DOI
10.1057/9781137453082
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-45307-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XV, 272
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