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After Method – Mess in Social Science Research

‘Research Methods’: a compulsory course, which is loved by some but hated by many! This stimulating book is about what went wrong with ‘research methods’. Its controversial argument is radical, even revolutionary. John Law argues that methods don’t just describe … Continue reading

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Relationship between approaches to Cognition in Cultural Sociology

In this paper we attempt to characterize the key differences and points of convergence between two contemporary approaches to the relationship between culture and cognition in sociology which we label the toolkit and strong practice theory perspectives. We follow recent … Continue reading

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Knowing in Practice: Enacting a Collective Capability in Distributed Organizing

In this paper, I outline a perspective on knowing in practice which highlights the essential role of human action in knowing how to get things done in complex organizational work. The perspective suggests that knowing is not a static embedded … Continue reading

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An Inquiry in to the Ethical Nature of a Deleuzian Creative Educational Practice

In introducing the work of Deleuze and Guattari Massumi says, “A concept is a brick. It can be used to build the courthouse of reason. Or it can be thrown through the window.” Therefore, in taking the Deleuzian view that … Continue reading

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