Hijacked by the Project? Research Which Demands to be Done

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Sikes, P. 2021. Hijacked by the Project? Research Which Demands to be Done. Research in Teacher Education. 11 (1), pp. 43-47. https://doi.org/10.15123/uel.8q50w
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This paper discusses how a commitment to follow C. Wright Mills’s (1959) imperative to engage the sociological imagination ethically and critically and in such a way that ‘the personal uneasiness of individuals is focused upon explicit troubles and the indifference of publics is transformed into involvement with public issues’ (1970: 11–12) can have the effect of shaping research agendas. I tell two stories from my career about research that I didn’t so much choose to do but which, rather, seemed to choose me to do it.

JournalResearch in Teacher Education
Journal citation11 (1), pp. 43-47
ISSN2046-1240
2047-3818
Year2021
PublisherThe School of Education and Communities, University of East London
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