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Methodology for the Human Sciences: Systems of Inquiry

Donald Polkinghorne - Science - 1983 - 349 pages
Methodology for the Human Sciences addresses the growing need for a comprehensive textbook that surveys the emerging body of literature on human science research and clearly ...
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Practice and the Human Sciences: The Case for a Judgment-Based Practice of Care

Donald Polkinghorne - Psychology - 2004 - 221 pages
Argues that the technical model of practice has limited applicability for the practices of care (teaching, nursing, social work, and psychotherapy).
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Recent Theories of Narrative

Wallace Martin - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1986 - 242 pages
This book ranges over the entitle spectrum of recent theories of narrative to show how they have altered our understanding not only of fiction but of nonfictional forms such as ...
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The Narrative Reader

Martin McQuillan - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2000 - 353 pages
The Narrative Reader provides a comprehensive survey of theories of narrative from Plato to Post-Structuralism. The selection of texts is bold and broad, demonstrating the ...
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Explanation and Understanding in the Human Sciences

Gurpreet Mahajan - Political Science - 2011
Social scientists explain events by identifying reasons and causes. Occasionally they weave a series of events into a historical narrative. What is entailed in each kind of ...
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The SAGE Dictionary of Qualitative Inquiry

Thomas A. Schwandt - Social Science - 2007 - 322 pages
Now with 70 additional terms as well as a Reader's Guide, key references have been updated and several terms and phrases from previous editions have been reorganized and ...
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On the Logic of the Social Sciences

J?rgen Habermas - Philosophy - 2015 - 236 pages
In this wide-ranging work, now available in paperback, Habermas presents his views on the nature of the social sciences and their distinctive methodology and concerns. He ...
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Time, Narrative, and History

David Carr - Philosophy - 1991 - 300 pages
"For description and defense of the narrative configurations of everyday life, and of the practical and social character of those narratives, there is no better treatment than ...
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Memory, Identity, Community: The Idea of Narrative in the Human Sciences

Lewis P. Hinchman, Sandra Hinchman - Philosophy - 1997 - 393 pages
This multidisciplinary volume documents the resurrection of the importance of narrative to the study of individuals and groups and argues that narrative may become a lingua ...
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