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Qualitative Methods for Practice Research

Jeffrey Longhofer, Jerry Floersch, and Janet Hoy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195398472
eISBN:
9780199979325
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398472.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Qualitative methods have become increasingly popular among researchers in the professions: social work, nursing, education, business, computer science, and occupational therapy. And while many ... More


Epilogue: The Real Zen Buddhism: Engaged, Enraged, or Disengaged?

Steven Heine

in Zen Skin, Zen Marrow: Will the Real Zen Buddhism Please Stand Up?

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195326772
eISBN:
9780199870363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326772.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

The concluding chapter or epilogue sums up the previous arguments and explores ways of trying to break through the sets of polarized antimonies, so that the traditional and critical Zen positions can ... More


What Scientists Are Doing Wrong That They Could Be Doing Right

Elaine Howard Ecklund

in Science vs Religion: What Do Scientists Really Believe?

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195392982
eISBN:
9780199777105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195392982.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In this chapter, Ecklund moves beyond classrooms and universities to explore how scientists see themselves addressing religion-science controversies in their interactions with the rest of the U.S. ... More


A Brief History of Interdependence

David L. McMahan

in The Making of Buddhist Modernism

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195183276
eISBN:
9780199870882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183276.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

The idea of interdependence has assumed a central role in contemporary Buddhism, especially in the West. This chapter traces the way by which dependent origination (pratitya-samutpada) in early ... More


From Modern to Postmodern?

David L. McMahan

in The Making of Buddhist Modernism

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195183276
eISBN:
9780199870882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183276.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

What are the implications of Buddhist modernism as it moves into the postmodern age? Democratization, the increasing roles of women, and further hybridity and dialogue with other religions and with ... More


 Death and Dying in History

Albert N. Hamscher and Kenneth S. Davis

in Teaching Death and Dying

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195335224
eISBN:
9780199868810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335224.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Based on nearly thirty years experience of teaching a university course on “death and dying in history,” the first section of this chapter offers practical advice about organizing such a course: ... More


The Plausibility of Creationism: A Sociological Comment

Mathew Guest

in Reading Genesis after Darwin

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195383355
eISBN:
9780199870561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383355.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, History of Christianity

This chapter considers the significance of creationist belief in the contemporary Western world. The history of creationism is traced from the roots of fundamentalist Protestantism, and twentieth- ... More


Understanding Theater

Paul Woodruff

in The Necessity of Theater: The Art of Watching and Being Watched

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195332001
eISBN:
9780199868186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195332001.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Understanding theater requires an emotional response, but different watchers have different responses depending on their experiences of life, their beliefs, and their personal qualities, so different ... More


Lecturing and PowerPoint

Robert DiYanni, Anton Borst, Robert DiYanni, and Anton Borst

in The Craft of College Teaching: A Practical Guide

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691183800
eISBN:
9780691202006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691183800.003.0007
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

This chapter deals with creating spaces for engagement. It considers the issue of coverage in designing courses and lectures, and for setting coverage requirements at the curricular level, and how to ... More


Why (Engaged) Buddhists Should Care about Gender Issues

Rita M. Gross

in A Garland of Feminist Reflections: Forty Years of Religious Exploration

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520255852
eISBN:
9780520943667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255852.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter argues that if Buddhists really followed their central claims about gender, engaged Buddhists would not need to be concerned about gender issues. But living in a situation that is far ... More


Conversionist Churches and Social Action

Heidi Rolland Unruh and Ronald J. Sider

in Saving Souls, Serving Society: Understanding the Faith Factor in Church-Based Social Ministry

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780195161557
eISBN:
9780199835836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195161556.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The current conversation about faith-based initiatives calls for closer attention to socially active conversionist churches—those that serve society alongside, or motivated by, a desire to save ... More


Community-Centered Journalism: Engaging People, Exploring Solutions, and Building Trust

Andrea Wenzel

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780252043307
eISBN:
9780252052187
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043307.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

In A Case for Community-Centered Journalism: Solutions, Engagement, Trust, Andrea Wenzel maps out a process model for building trust—not just in journalism, but between different sectors of ... More


Live Form: Women, Ceramics, and Community

Jenni Sorkin

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226303116
eISBN:
9780226303253
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226303253.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

A thematic and gendered history of post-war American ceramics, this book focuses on three American women ceramists, Marguerite Wildenhain (1896-1985), a Bauhaus-trained potter who taught form as ... More


Autochthonomous Ambiguities: Travel, Memoir, and Transnational African Diasporic Subjects in (Post)colonial Contexts

Myriam J. A. Chancy

in Autochthonomies: Transnationalism, Testimony, and Transmission in the African Diaspora

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252043048
eISBN:
9780252051906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043048.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter concludes the study by examining exchanges between African American and Afro-Caribbean contexts, as expressed in Harlem Renaissance texts. Jacques Rancière’s concepts of engaged ... More


Buddhist Ethics: A Philosophical Exploration

Jay L. Garfield

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780190907631
eISBN:
9780190907679
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190907631.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This volume is one of a series of monographs on Buddhist philosophy for philosophers. It presents an outline of Buddhist ethical thought, presenting Buddhist ethical reflection as a distinct ... More


Akbar Ahmed

Jonathan Benthall and Jonathan Benthall

in Islamic Charities and Islamic Humanism in Troubled Times

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781784993085
eISBN:
9781526124005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993085.003.0016
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This Chapter was published as a guest editorial in Anthropology Today, 29: 4, August 2013, under the title “Foregrounding the Muslim tribal periphery”. This book is arguably the finest of Professor ... More


Quick-Start to Qualitative Research for Practice

Jeffrey Longhofer, Jerry Floersch, and Janet Hoy

in Qualitative Methods for Practice Research

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195398472
eISBN:
9780199979325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398472.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

A quick-start to qualitative research is described. Key concepts from chapter one—open system, phenomenological practice gap, brute and institutional facts, and engaged scholarship—are illustrated by ... More


Institutional Ethnography

Jeffrey Longhofer, Jerry Floersch, and Janet Hoy

in Qualitative Methods for Practice Research

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195398472
eISBN:
9780199979325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398472.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Institutional ethnography (IE) is summarized as a qualitative research method that is well suited to explore phenomenological practice gaps (PPGs), such as the implementation of a social policy ... More


The Role of Reflexivity in Engaged Scholarship

Jeffrey Longhofer, Jerry Floersch, and Janet Hoy

in Qualitative Methods for Practice Research

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195398472
eISBN:
9780199979325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398472.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

The concept of reflexivity, including a synthesis of how the concept is used in the literature, is considered in terms of the crucial role it plays in engaged scholarship and qualitative practice ... More


A Student's Reflections on Engaging in Social Science

Stella Maile and David Griffiths

in Public engagement and social science

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447306863
eISBN:
9781447311546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306863.003.0016
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

The chapter outlines a student’s experience of participating in study around the recording of older people’s thoughts. The chapter represents one student’s reflections on the methodology and feelings.


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