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Using (post) qualitative methodology located within a critical postmodern theoretical frame, I will examine the intersection(s) and borders of the field of mathematics education and the posts (post-structural, new materialist, post-humanist, post-qualitative). The “field” in this research will be considered a fluid space that shifts and responds as “new” research is brought into it. The research questions that guide this study are: 1. What are the taken for granted, expectations and norms of these spaces? 2. How are post theories being used/taken up within mathematics education? 3. How are the borders and boundaries of the field of mathematics education shifting in response to these theories and methodologies?


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Cannon, S. O. (2017). Theory in mathematics education: Intra-action and (re)configuration. In E. Galindo & J. Newton (Eds.), Proceedings of the 39th annual meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education (p. 1444). Indianapolis, IN: Hoosier Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators.