Identity research in mathematics education

@article{Darragh2016IdentityRI,
  title={Identity research in mathematics education},
  author={Lisa Darragh},
  journal={Educational Studies in Mathematics},
  year={2016},
  volume={93},
  pages={19-33}
}
This paper examines the literature on identity within mathematics education published in journals over the past two decades. It analyses the theoretical underpinnings, research methods and definitions of identity, providing a critique rather than a summary of the literature. A total of 188 articles from 85 different journals are reviewed in the sample. This review finds support for common complaints of this research area as lacking in definitions of the concept of identity and suggests that the… CONTINUE READING

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