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Collaboration in education: Lessons from Actor Network Theory

Kamp, Annelies (2012) Collaboration in education: Lessons from Actor Network Theory. In: Nikolaeva, Silvia and Mulcahy, Carmel, (eds.) Towards Transformative Education. Sofia University, pp. 128-135. ISBN 978-954-490-352-7

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Abstract

This chapter concerns the growing interest in networking and partnership in post compulsory education and training in the face of increased risk and uncertainty in the globalised context. Internationally, the sector is evolving in a context of globalisation, and now the Global Financial Crisis (GFC), where schools and other education, training and employment providers are facing increasing challenges in facilitating young people’s transitions to secure employment in the context of the risk society (Bauman, 1998; Beck, 1992). The chapter is theoretical but draws on empirical research undertaken in Victoria, Australia to illustrate its arguments around the insights into collaboration that can be gained through the use of Actor Network Theory.

Item Type:Book Section
Refereed:Yes
Uncontrolled Keywords:Research; Partnership; Networks
Subjects:Social Sciences > Education
DCU Faculties and Centres:DCU Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Humanities and Social Science
DCU Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Humanities and Social Science > School of Communications
Publisher:Sofia University
Use License:This item is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Share Alike 3.0 License. View License
ID Code:18061
Deposited On:31 May 2013 10:34 by Annelies Kamp. Last Modified 31 May 2013 10:34

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