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By Valerie J Janesick

Qualitative researchers include the rules of holism, storytelling, ethics, physique and brain hyperlinks, relational concentration, and creativity as key positive aspects in their perform. So do practitioners of Zen Buddhism. top qualitative researcher Valerie J. Janesick describes how qualitative inquiry might be trained and more advantageous via an figuring out of Zen rules. She demands a contemplative qualitative inquiry that pulls at the understandings of either East and West. within the booklet, she-explains how key Zen ideas of impermanence, non-self, and nirvana practice to qualitative learn projects;-advocates vital Zen-based practices of meditation, journaling, and poetic thinking;-presents Zen tales, meditation recommendations, and writing workouts to enhance learn practice.

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