The elephant in the living room: Or extending the conversation about the politics of evidence

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Abstract

The controversies surrounding the evidence-based research movement are reviewed from a critical pedagogy framework. Standards for assessing quality are forms of interpretive practice that enact a politics of evidence and truth. Moral and ethical criteria for judging qualitative research are reviewed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)139-160
Number of pages22
JournalQualitative Research
Volume9
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - 2009

Keywords

  • Ethics
  • Evidence
  • Policy
  • Politics
  • Praxis
  • Standards

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Social Sciences (miscellaneous)
  • History and Philosophy of Science

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