Mindful inquiry : putting the person at the center of social research (eBook, 1998) [WorldCat.org]
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Mindful inquiry : putting the person at the center of social research

Author: Valerie Malhotra Bentz; Jeremy J Shapiro
Publisher: London : SAGE, 1998.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Valerie Malhotra Bentz; Jeremy J Shapiro
ISBN: 9781506319049 1506319041
OCLC Number: 1124537639
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; Contents; Preface; Chapter 1 --
Research: The New Context and a New Approach; Chapter 2 --
From Positivism to Postmodernity: The Mindful Inquirer as a Philosopher; Chapter 3 --
Mindful Inquiry as the Basis for Scholarly Practice; Chapter 4 --
Fundamentals of Mindful Inquiry; Chapter 5 --
The Scholarly Practitioner: Facing the Loss of Identity through the Onslaught of the Information Age; Chapter 6 --
Cultures of Inquiry and Research Traditions; Chapter 7 --
Phenomenological Inquiry; Chapter 8 --
Hermeneutic Inquiry and Ethnography Chapter 9 --
Quantitative and Behavioral Inquiry, Action Research, and Evaluation ResearchChapter 10 --
Comparative-Historical Inquiry and Theoretical Inquiry; Chapter 11 --
Critical Social Science and Critical Social Theory; Chapter 12 --
Conclusion and Magic Formulae; Appendix A: Glossary; Appendix B: Research Competencies; Appendix C: Key Ideas of Positivism; Appendix D: Introductory Reading List; References; Index; About the Authors
Responsibility: Valerie Malhotra Bentz and Jeremy J. Shapiro.

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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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