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Theory in action research

Huxham, C. and Dick, B. and Stringer, E. (2009) Theory in action research. Action Research, 7 (1). pp. 5-12. ISSN 1476-7503

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Abstract

In this prologue to the special issue on theory in action research we provide a context and an introduction for the articles that follow. We begin by sketching in some of our shared ideas on theory in action research and some of the differences between our own approaches. Then, after briefly describing the process of preparing this issue, we provide a succint pointer to each article in the issue.