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Reflections in personal construct theory

Author: Richard J Butler
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J : Wiley, 2010.
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(Publisher-supplied data) The book aims to discuss different aspects of reflexivity by inviting well known practitioners to reflect on how reflexivity has impacted on their work. Each chapter will cover an aspect of personal construct theory which the author has found helpful in their work, its relation to reflexivity, how they have incorporated this in practice and how it has enhanced their understanding of their  Read more...

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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard J Butler
ISBN: 9780470743584 0470743581 9780470743577 0470743573
OCLC Number: 1039153206
Description: Online Ressource (xxvi, 425 Seiten) : Illustrationen
Contents: List of contributors. Preface. Acknowledgements. Section I Exploring Personal Construct Theory. Chapter 1 Coming to terms with personal construct theory (Richard Butler). Chapter 2 The construct (Harry Procter). Section II The Men behind the Theory. Chapter 3 The George Kelly I knew (Jay S. Efran). Chapter 4 Don Bannister through the looking glass (Fay Fransella). Section III Construct Theory as a Meaningful Alternative. Chapter 5 Individuality, community and criminal behaviour (James Horley). Chapter 6 Shaking hands with a serial killer (David A. Winter). Chapter 7 Encounters of the puzzling kind: the organisational corollary in relation to self-construing (Richard Butler). Chapter 8 Sauce for the gander (Sally Robbins). Chapter 9 Griddled with angst: a roller-coaster ride on the repertory grid (Richard Bell). Section IV Construct Theory as an Elaborative Choice. Chapter 10 Living aggressively (Jonathan D. Raskin). Chapter 11 The guilty choice: reflections on dislodgement, extension and definition (Peter Cummins). Chapter 12 Different readings of personal construct theory (Trevor Butt). Chapter 13 The teacher, the singer and the personal construct theorist: an unlikely but fruitful dialogue (Vivien Burr). Chapter 14 Refl exivity: what in the 'GAK' is that? (Desley Hennessy). Section V No One Need be a Victim of Their Biography. Chapter 15 Differentiating the I from the ME (Jerald R. Forster). Chapter 16 Mirror man (David Green). Chapter 17 Landmarks on a personal odyssey (Finn Tschudi). Chapter 18 Reconstruing after a change in health status (orn Scheer). Chapter 19 Constructions of death and loss: a personal and professional evolution (Robert A. Neimeyer). Chapter 20 Reflections on the creation of a dissertation (Dennis Hinkle). Section VI The Client as an Active Participant. Chapter 21 Enculturing reflexivity across cultures: non-PC lessons from study abroad (Naoimh O'Connor). Chapter 22 The icing on the sausage: The emancipation of constructive alternativism (Dina Pekkala). Chapter 23 Theory, therapy and life: experiential personal construct psychology and the 'desert places' of a therapist (Larry M. Leitner). Chapter 24 Reflexivity, research and practice: explorations in experiential personal construct psychology (Alexandra L. Adame, Anthony J. Pavlo, Brendon M. Smith, Hugo J. Schielke & Larry M. Leitner). Chapter 25 The joint experiment of research supervision (Beverly M. Walker). Section VII And Finally ... Reflections on Reflexivity. Chapter 26 Critical consciousness in action: reflections on reflection in, from and beyond personal construct psychology (Bill Warren). Index.
Responsibility: edited by Richard J Butler.


Reflections in Personal Construct Theory explores different aspects of the important concept of reflexivity. In a series of thought-provoking chapters, several internationally renowned practitioners  Read more...


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