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Qualitative Methods for Practice Research

Jeffrey Longhofer, Jerry Floersch, and Janet Hoy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195398472
eISBN:
9780199979325
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398472.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Qualitative methods have become increasingly popular among researchers in the professions: social work, nursing, education, business, computer science, and occupational therapy. And while many ... More


Quick-Start to Qualitative Research for Practice

Jeffrey Longhofer, Jerry Floersch, and Janet Hoy

in Qualitative Methods for Practice Research

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195398472
eISBN:
9780199979325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398472.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

A quick-start to qualitative research is described. Key concepts from chapter one—open system, phenomenological practice gap, brute and institutional facts, and engaged scholarship—are illustrated by ... More


Institutional Ethnography

Jeffrey Longhofer, Jerry Floersch, and Janet Hoy

in Qualitative Methods for Practice Research

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195398472
eISBN:
9780199979325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398472.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Institutional ethnography (IE) is summarized as a qualitative research method that is well suited to explore phenomenological practice gaps (PPGs), such as the implementation of a social policy ... More


The Role of Reflexivity in Engaged Scholarship

Jeffrey Longhofer, Jerry Floersch, and Janet Hoy

in Qualitative Methods for Practice Research

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195398472
eISBN:
9780199979325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398472.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

The concept of reflexivity, including a synthesis of how the concept is used in the literature, is considered in terms of the crucial role it plays in engaged scholarship and qualitative practice ... More


Bridging Scholarship and Activism: Paths of Engagement

Kristen Anderson

in Civic Labors: Scholar Activism and Working-Class Studies

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040498
eISBN:
9780252098932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040498.003.0015
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This section explores how public engagement influences scholarly careers and work. The contributors demonstrate a variety of approaches to combining scholarship and engagement. The first contributor ... More


Civic Labors: Scholar Activism and Working-Class Studies

Dennis Deslippe, Eric Fure-Slocum, and John W. Mckerley (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040498
eISBN:
9780252098932
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040498.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Labor studies scholars and working-class historians have long worked at the crossroads of academia and activism. This book brings together a collection of essays that explore long-standing themes in ... More


Challenges of Engaged Scholarship and Teaching

Dennis Deslippe, Eric Fure-Slocum, and John W. McKerley

in Civic Labors: Scholar Activism and Working-Class Studies

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040498
eISBN:
9780252098932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040498.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This book brings together a collection of essays that explore long-standing themes in labor history and working-class studies as well as contemporary struggles over the relationship between ... More


The Difference a Union Makes: Graduate Employee Activists’ Engaged Scholarship and Their Working Lives

Susan Roth Breitzer

in Civic Labors: Scholar Activism and Working-Class Studies

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040498
eISBN:
9780252098932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040498.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

In this chapter, the author offers an account of graduate employee activists' engaged scholarship and their working lives. The author interviewed former leaders of the Campaign to Organize Graduate ... More


Labor Historians and Traditions of Engaged Scholarship: Progressives, Insurgents, and the Making of a New Labor History

Shelton Stromquist

in Civic Labors: Scholar Activism and Working-Class Studies

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040498
eISBN:
9780252098932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040498.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter traces the history of the early paths of engaged scholarship blazed by progressive labor economists who, at some professional risk, gave birth to labor history as a serious field of ... More


Engaged Scholarship and the Living-Wage Movement

Stephanie Luce

in Civic Labors: Scholar Activism and Working-Class Studies

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040498
eISBN:
9780252098932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040498.003.0020
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

In this chapter, the author demonstrates the synergy between scholarship and engagement based on her experience as a researcher with the living wage movement in Los Angeles and the ways in which this ... More


My Life as a Wonk

Colin Gordon

in Civic Labors: Scholar Activism and Working-Class Studies

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040498
eISBN:
9780252098932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040498.003.0017
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

In this chapter, the author describes the two-way relationship that can exist between scholarship and engagement by drawing on his experience as an engaged scholar. He recounts how his traditional ... More


¡Escucha! ¡Escucha! ¡Estamos en la Lucha!

Sasha Costanza-Chock

in Out of the Shadows, Into the Streets!: Transmedia Organizing and the Immigrant Rights Movement

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262028202
eISBN:
9780262322805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028202.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The introductory chapter sets the scene with a description of the mass wave of immigrant rights marches that filled city streets across the United States in the spring of 2006. It notes the role of ... More


El Museo del Norte: Passionate Praxis on the Streets of Detroit

María Eugenia Cotera

in The Latina/o Midwest Reader

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041211
eISBN:
9780252099809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041211.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This essay offers an overview of the El Museo del Norte, a community/university partnership with the goal of establishing a “museum without walls” in Detroit, Michigan. The essay provides some ... More


“Feets Don’t Fail Me Now”: Navigating an Unpaved, Rocky Road to, through, and from the Last Slave Plantation

Daniel E. Atkinson

in Civic Labors: Scholar Activism and Working-Class Studies

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040498
eISBN:
9780252098932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040498.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

In this chapter, the author examines prison labor and the relationship between imprisoned people and society more generally by focusing on the case of inmates of the Louisiana State Penitentiary at ... More


Launching the Kalmanovitz Initiative: A Labor Historian’s Labor History

Joseph A. McCartin

in Civic Labors: Scholar Activism and Working-Class Studies

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040498
eISBN:
9780252098932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040498.003.0016
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

In this chapter, the author describes the ways in which he was able to combine activism with his position as a labor history teacher at Georgetown University. In particular, he explains his role in ... More


Encountering Conflict, Power, and Hope: On the Front Line

John Williams-Searle

in Civic Labors: Scholar Activism and Working-Class Studies

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040498
eISBN:
9780252098932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040498.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This section raises questions about the possibilities and problems arising from engaged scholarship. It examines the opportunities and challenges posed by political and civic involvement that take ... More


“The Soul Puts Together Its Pieces”: Lessons from the Casino Floor

Susan Chandler

in Civic Labors: Scholar Activism and Working-Class Studies

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040498
eISBN:
9780252098932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040498.003.0018
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

In this chapter, the author discusses the research that went into her book, Casino Women, in light of the legacy of labor historians David Montgomery and Shelton Stromquist, as well as her quandary ... More


Disability and Labor Activism: The Pains and Joys of Coalitions

Kim E. Nielsen

in Civic Labors: Scholar Activism and Working-Class Studies

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040498
eISBN:
9780252098932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040498.003.0019
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter examines the difficulties that disability and labor activists have faced when working together. Disability and labor activists, today as well as in the past, have much in common. They ... More


The California College Preparatory Academy Opens

Rhona S. Weinstein

in Achieving College Dreams: How a University-Charter District Partnership Created an Early College High School

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190260903
eISBN:
9780190608200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190260903.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter provides a rich picture of the first year of the California College Preparatory Academy and its normative growing pains. Life on the ground proved far from the rosy educational vision ... More


Achieving College Dreams: How a University-Charter District Partnership Created an Early College High School

Rhona S. Weinstein and Frank C. Worrell (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190260903
eISBN:
9780190608200
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190260903.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Achieving College Dreams tells the story of a remarkable partnership between a public research university and charter district to create an exemplar early college high school for low-income and ... More


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