Exploring Carbon Reduction through Tales of Vision, chance and Determination: Developing Learning Histories in an Inter-organisational Context

Submitted by Margaret Gearty for the degree of PhD at the University of Bath 2009.

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Contents and Preface - pdf (445kb)

Beginnings - pdf (1.25MB)

Gateway of Experience - pdf (835kb)
The Merton Rule Learning History - pdf (3.6MB)

Part I - The field of inquiry and action - pdf (1.46MB)
Questions of Theory and Purpose - pdf (2.17MB)
Questions of Method - pdf (2.6MB)
Questions of Scope and Form  - pdf (2MB)
Questions of Quality - pdf (412kb)

Part II - Reflecting in the field  
Questions of Participation and Perspective  - pdf (1MB)
Questions of Learning History: Wittgenstein’s Ladder or Trojan horse? - pdf (2.32MB)
Questions of Myth and Form
- pdf (2.25MB)

Part III – Leaving the field  Bridging: From Story to Analysis  - pdf (675kb)
Questions about Innovation - pdf (1.16MB)
Questions about Theory in Practice - pdf (2.89MB)
Questions about Theory in Theory - pdf (1.61MB)
Questions about the Postheroine - pdf (854kb)
Endings - pdf (154kb)

Afterwords - pdf (578kb)

Bibliography & Appendices

Bibliography - pdf (115kb)
Appendices - pdf (781kb)

The Nottingham Declaration Learning History - pdf (1.71MB)
The Barnsley Biomass Learning History - pdf (1.56MB)
The Kirklees Solar Energy Learning History - pdf (1.2MB)
The Southampton Geothermal District Energy Learning History - pdf (1.84MB)

*Note appendix F (Digital Story of the Learning History Workshop) is not available online


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