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By Valerie J Janesick

Qualitative researchers contain the rules of holism, storytelling, ethics, physique and brain hyperlinks, relational concentration, and creativity as key good points in their perform. So do practitioners of Zen Buddhism. top qualitative researcher Valerie J. Janesick describes how qualitative inquiry might be educated and stronger via an figuring out of Zen rules. She demands a contemplative qualitative inquiry that attracts at the understandings of either East and West. within the booklet, she-explains how key Zen ideas of impermanence, non-self, and nirvana observe to qualitative examine projects;-advocates vital Zen-based practices of meditation, journaling, and poetic thinking;-presents Zen tales, meditation options, and writing routines to enhance study practice.

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