chapter  9
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Transformational research

For many people, research is a forbidding word, bringing up all sorts of pictures of tables, charts, diagrams and statistics. But in the last thirty years there have been two revolutions in our thinking about research, and I think that a third revolution is on the way. All real revolutions start off by negating what went before; but they also incorporate much of what went before, now seen and experienced differently (Kuhn, 1962).