Action research: Scandinavian Experiences

Lauge Baungaard Rasmussen

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    Abstract

    The article focus on paradigms, methods and ethics of action research in the Scandinavian countries. The special features of the action research paradigm is identified. A historical overview follows of some main action research projects in Norway, Sweden and Denmark. The tendency towards upsclae action research projects from organisational or small community projects yo large-scale, regional based network apporaches are also outlined and discussed. Finally, a synthesised approach of the classical, socio-technical action research approach and the large-scale network and holistic approaches is suggested as a promising approach for the future.
    Original languageEnglish
    JournalA I & Society
    Volume18
    Issue number1
    Pages (from-to)21-44
    ISSN0951-5666
    Publication statusPublished - 2004

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