Phenomenology of Practice :Meaning-Giving Methods in Phenomenological Research and Writing - Phenomenology of Practice

Phenomenology of Practice

Phenomenology of Practice :Meaning-Giving Methods in Phenomenological Research and Writing - Phenomenology of Practice

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Published: 31 March, 2014
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Max van Manen offers an extensive exploration of phenomenological traditions and methods for the human sciences. It is his first comprehensive statement of phenomenological thought and research in over a decade. Phenomenology of practice refers to the meaning and practice of phenomenology in professional contexts such as psychology, education, and health care, as well as to the practice of phenomenological methods in contexts of everyday living. Van Manen presents a detailed description of key phenomenological ideas as they have evolved over the past century; he then thoughtfully works through the methodological issues of phenomenological reflection, empirical methods, and writing that a phenomenology of practice offers to the researcher. Van Manen's comprehensive work will be of great interest to all concerned with the interrelationship between being and acting in human sciences research and in everyday life.

Max van Manen is the editor of the series Phenomenology of Practice, https://www.routledge.com/series/PPVM

Max van Manen is emeritus Professor in Research Methods, Pedagogy and Curriculum Studies in the Faculty of Education at the University of Alberta and Adjunct Professor at the University of Victoria. He is the leading proponent of the practise and meaning of phenomenological inquiry in pedagogy, psychology, health science and the human sciences. Van Manen is author of five books, including the influential Researching Lived Experience and has had his books translated into nine languages. He has also authored over 100 articles and chapters on pedagogy, health science, qualitative research methods and phenomenology. He founded the journal Phenomenology and Pedagogy and developed the website ""PhenomenologyOnline"". He was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Curriculum Division of the American Educational Research Association among numerous other awards and distinctions.

Type Book
ISBN 9781611329445
Number Of Pages 412
Item Weight 566 g
Publisher Left Coast Press Inc
Format Paperback