Practice theory has become integral to much education research, where practice theories are taken up to avoid conceptual dichotomies such as agency–structure, virtual–physical, human–nonhuman, reproduction–change, and realism–relativism. This book explores the methodological approaches researchers have developed that respond to practice theory, and what these look like in practice. Each chapter takes up philosophical challenges provoked by a practice theory and illustrates and discusses methodological responses to those challenges. Examining a broad range of practice theories, the book provides a particular focus on the onto-epistemological challenges of these theories.
PART I: THE FACILITY OF THEORY
PART II: STRUCTURE-AGENCY EMBODIMENTS
PART III: MORE-THAN-HUMAN PRACTICE ECOLOGIES
PART IV: ENACTING A PRACTICE-MULTIPLE