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The creation of the International Journal for Transformative Research (IJTR) emerged out of a belief that professionals in any work setting can research their own practice with transformative outcomes for themselves and others.
We welcome contributions to the journal from professionals across the world with an interest in transformative research.
The aim of transformative research is to challenge existing ways of seeing and doing things, and to generate a radical shift in our perception of social, political or educational theories, ideas and actions, creating different kinds of understandings that lead to new practices. A transformed understanding is deeper, more nuanced, more ethical and more action oriented than we had before. Research is not just about acquiring knowledge of a topic, it also involves questioning what is taken for granted and addressing life’s problems. Through transformative research we become better able to construct our own interpretations of events and set our own goals of future action. Transformative researchers engage with values and beliefs and are committed to listening to the voices of participants, and stakeholders in general, and working towards solutions that involve everyone.
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Dr. Margaret Farren, Dublin City University, Ireland
Editorial Advisory Board
Dr. Joan Walton, York St. John University, UK
Professor Noriyuki Inoue, Faculty of Human Sciences, Waseda University, Japan
Dr. Dee Pratt, Durban Institute of Technology, South Africa
Dr. Douglas Martin, Leeds Beckett University, UK
Professor Glen Williams, Southeast Missouri State University, USA
Dr. Mark Winterbottom, Cambridge University, UK
Dr. Michael Hammond, University of Warwick, UK
Dr. Mitchell Friedman, University of San Francisco, USA
Dr. Nico Rutten, Utrecht University, Netherlands
Dr. Sigrid Gjotterud, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Norway
Dr. Susan Ang, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Dr. Vance Martin, University of Illinois, USA
Professor Yoland Wadsworth, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia
Dr. Brenda Staley, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Australia
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