Critical Utopian Action Research: The Potentials of Action Research in the Democratization of Society

Birger Steen Nielsen, Kurt Aagaard Nielsen

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Abstract

The specific concept of critical utopian action research is presented and discussed, as to its origin, use and potentials. The inspiration from Robert Jungk and his future creating workshops is elaborated.
Translated title of the contributionKritisk utopisk aktionsforskning: Aktionsforskningens potentiale i forhold til demokratisering af samfundet
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCommons, Sustainability, Democratization : Action Research and the Basic Renewal of Society
EditorsHans Peter Hansen, Birger Steen Nielsen, Nadarajah Sriskandarajah, Ewa Gunnarsson
Number of pages33
Place of PublicationNew York and London
PublisherRoutledge
Publication dateFeb 2016
Pages74 - 106
Chapter3
ISBN (Print)978-1-138-12477-6
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-315-64795-1
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2016
SeriesRoutledge Advances in Research Methods

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Nielsen, B. S., & Nielsen, K. A. (2016). Critical Utopian Action Research: The Potentials of Action Research in the Democratization of Society. In H. P. Hansen, B. S. Nielsen, N. Sriskandarajah, & E. Gunnarsson (Eds.), Commons, Sustainability, Democratization: Action Research and the Basic Renewal of Society (pp. 74 - 106). Routledge. Routledge Advances in Research Methods