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Contemplative Qualitative Inquiry: Practicing the Zen of Research.

Author: Valerie J Janesick
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Taylor and Francis Ltd, 2016.
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"Qualitative researchers incorporate the principles of holism, storytelling, ethics, body and mind links, relational focus, and creativity as key features of their practice. So do practitioners of Zen Buddhism. Leading qualitative researcher Valerie J. Janesick describes how qualitative inquiry can be informed and improved through an understanding of Zen principles. She calls for a contemplative qualitative inquiry  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: (DLC) 2014047052
(OCoLC)894750163
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Valerie J Janesick
ISBN: 9781315431673 131543167X
OCLC Number: 953030086
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: About Zen and contemplative inquiry --
Impermanence and observation --
Non-self and interviews --
Interviewing as an act of compassion : do no harm --
Documents, photographs, and artifacts --
Nirvana and writing up qualitative research --
Poetry, Zen, and qualitative research --
A Zen vista of the researcher reflective journal --
Satori, zenergy, and understanding.

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Valerie J. Janesick describes how qualitative inquiry can be informed and improved through an understanding of Zen principles and practices.  Read more...

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"...This is an elegant and masterful application of basic ideas and practices from Zen--compassion, self-observation, emptiness, impermanence, satori--to all stages of a qualitative research project, Read more...

 
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