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Mindful inquiry in social research

Author: Valerie Malhotra Bentz; Jeremy J Shapiro
Publisher: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage, ©1998.
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This innovative introduction to research in the social and human sciences guides students and novice researchers through the maze of research traditions, cultures of inquiry and epistemological frameworks.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Bentz, Valerie Malhotra, 1942-
Mindful inquiry in social research.
Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage, ©1998
(DLC) 98019720
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Valerie Malhotra Bentz; Jeremy J Shapiro
ISBN: 9781452251158 1452251150 9781452243412 1452243417
OCLC Number: 808377027
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 216 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Research; The New Context and a New Approach; From Positivism to Postmodernity; The Mindful Inquirer as a Philosopher; Mindful Inquiry as the Basis for Scholarly Practice; Fundamentals of Mindful Inquiry; The Scholarly Practitioner; Facing the Loss of Identity through the Onslaught of the Information Age; The Cultures of Inquiry and Research Traditions; Phenomenological Inquiry; Hermeneutic Inquiry and Ethnography; Quantitative and Behavioral Science, Action Research and Evaluation Research; Comparative-Historical Inquiry and Theoretical Inquiry; Critical Social Science and Critical Social Theory; Conclusion and Magic Formulae
Responsibility: Valerie Malhotra Bentz, Jeremy J. Shapiro.
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