A Critical Pedagogy of Embodied Education: Learning to by Tracey Ollis (auth.)

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The chapter unpacks the research process from the early stirrings of initial inquiry, to the development of a research proposal. It goes on to examine the data collection phase where seventeen in-depth interviews were conducted with activists including nine lifelong activists and eight circumstantial activists. Informed consent processes and confidentiality processes for the use of data are described. The ethical considerations of the research are also examined. The chapter concludes by covering the critical attention given to the research data in the research supervision process.

3). Jesson and Newman (2004) state that “learning in the sense we use here means learning by people acting collectively to bring about radical and emancipatory social change” (p. 251). Popular education is a tradition in the field of adult education, which broadly encompasses community development activity, activism, and social change. Learning and education in this sense is a necessary part of the effort to achieve significant social change in some way (Foley 1999; Mayo, P. 1999; Jesson & Newman 2004; Newman 2006).

There were also many more lifelong activists who were happy to participate than circumstantial activists. “Purposive selection” was consequently crucial for being able to encourage circumstantial activists to be engaged in the research. Some activists were unwilling to be involved in the research, and were quite frank in telling me this. The initial confidentiality clause that had been required by the university’s Human Research Ethics Committee (HREC) was discouraging to these activists, who believed that their identity should be acknowledged.

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