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Uses of the Self: Two Ways of Thinking about Scholarly Situatedness and Method
If the scholarly self is irretrievably tied to the world, then self-situating is a fruitful source of data production. The researcher becomes a producer, as opposed to a collector, of data. ThisExpand
Children’s quest for love and professional child protection work: the case of Norway.
Central actors in the child protection field in Norway argue that children in public care should not only receive care and support, but also love. It is hard to disagree that children need love.Expand
Conceptual Inspiration from the Gestalt Tradition
For students and researchers who are making an effort to situate themselves, an understanding of the basic concepts defining the Gestalt tradition may prove useful. In this chapter, we present andExpand
Philosophy of Science: Two Ways of Going About Situatedness
This chapter ventures into the philosophy of science, and so is harder going than the rest of the book. We want to demonstrate that there are two basic ways of thinking scientifically aboutExpand
A Century of Thinking About Situatedness: The Gestalt Tradition
If we want to master a conceptual apparatus, we need a certain overview of its history. This is important because terms and concepts mean different things within different traditions. Unless weExpand
Pre-field Autobiographic Situatedness, In-field Situatedness, Post-field Text Situatedness
In this chapter, we move closer to our subject and give examples from pre-field, in-field and post-field situatedness in research. We begin to demonstrate how we can do situatedness in practicalExpand
Embodied Care Practices and the Realization of the Best Interests of the Child in Residential Institutions for Young Children
The aim of this chapter is to draw attention to the meaning of social workers’ conduct of care practices with young children living in residential child protection institutions. I am interested inExpand