Identities and Networks in the Folk High School
2006 (English)In: NERA Congress,2006, 2006Conference paper (Other academic)
In this paper we
discuss the folk high school as an organisation, looking for
identities and networks that are discerned in this organisation.
Furthermore, we are analysing the relations between identities and
networks, and particularly the roles that information and
communication technology (ICT) have in networks and in relation to
identities. Methodologically our study applies an ethnographic
approach. In this paper the empirical base is case studies of two
different folk high schools. The project is starting from a
theoretical perspective based firstly on Giddens- ideas of
society and the relations between actors and structure, between
individuals and organisation; and secondly on actor-network theory.
However, the focus of this paper is the empirical results from the
The paper was also presented at LearnITs working conference, Tylösand, Halmstad, 15-16 May 2006.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
liberal adult education, folk high school, ICT, folkbildning, folkhögskola, IKT
National CategorySocial Sciences
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-33074Local ID: 19042OAI: oai:DiVA.org:liu-33074DiVA: diva2:253897
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