Edu-crafting a cacophonous ecology: posthumanist research practices for education

TAYLOR, Carol (2016). Edu-crafting a cacophonous ecology: posthumanist research practices for education. In: TAYLOR, Carol and HUGHES, Christina, (eds.) Posthuman research practices in education. Palgrave Macmillan, 5-24. (In Press)

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This chapter provides a theoretical and practical introduction to posthumanism to explore the challenges and opportunities it offers in reshaping how educational research is defined, approached and gets done. The chapter sketches the emergence of posthumanism in relation to the humanist legacy, maps how posthumanism reworks subjectivity, relationally and ethics, and produces new understandings of ontology and epistemology. The chapter considers the implications of posthumanism for educational research methodologies and draws on a recent example to illuminate how posthumanist research practices recast the empirical. The chapter proposes the practice of edu-crafting as a practical approach to doing posthumanist educational research.

Item Type: Book Section
Research Institute, Centre or Group: Sheffield Institute of Education
Identification Number: 10.1057/9781137453082
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Depositing User: Carol Taylor
Date Deposited: 29 Sep 2015 08:47
Last Modified: 20 Oct 2016 00:07

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