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New Racism pp 315-372 | Cite as

Action Research: Exploring in Action the Meaning of Research as Change in Complex Living Systems

  • Norma RommEmail author
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Abstract

In this chapter I discuss action research as an inquiry approach that can be harnessed toward exploring systemically concerns around racism and socially sedimented polarization as rendered problematic by actors in everyday situations. Before I look into its possibilities in this arena, I first show how action research has been conceived by different researchers as involving a conscious orientation of inquirers to concentrate on knowing as a form of action.

Keywords

Black Woman Participatory Action Research White People Video Scene Institutional Racism 
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© Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of South AfricaManaba BeachSouth Africa

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