By Mark Vicars, Tarquam McKenna, Julie White
This edited assortment is an eclectic and provocative quantity taken from displays that mirror the scholarship of the inaugural AQR/ DPR Down less than convention that used to be held in Cairns in 2011 in Australia. This used to be a ground-breaking convention that introduced jointly students, researchers and practitioners from throughout Australia, united kingdom, Japan, Italy, Finland, New Zealand, Luxembourg, South Africa, Vietnam, Malaysia, Tanzania and Mexico. The topic of the convention represented on the convention and during this quantity was once that of: Politicizing Qualitative learn. Delegates offered papers that sought to problem study practices that too usually can delegitimize alternative routes of figuring out. Confronting, disrupting and resisting the epistemological 'common experience' manner of doing examine in the academy could be a dicy enterprise and is usually a fraught and contested exercise. although, because the papers during this quantity illustrate, contestation provides possibilities for re-perceiving, re-interpreting, and productively disrupting the orthodoxies of disciplinarity.