Wilfred Carr is Professor of Education at the University of Sheffield, UK. He has published extensively on the relationship between theory and practice and the role of those involved in research and teacher training and action research. Among his titles we note: "Philosophical styles and educational theory" (1979); Critical theory of education: action research in teacher education (1988, with Stephen Kemmis et al.) Quality in Teaching: Arguments for a Reflective Profession (1989); "Education and democracy: the postmodern challenge to" (.. 1995, VV AA Rethinking education Morata); Education, Knowledge and the Struggle for Democracy (1995, et al. HARTNETT Anthony).