Therapists (allied health professionals and psychotherapists alike) are increasingly
called upon to do research. Many are drawn to phenomenology;
its holistic appreciation of everyday human experience resonates for them.
Yet, as novice researcher-practitioners engage the field they are frequently
brought up short, baffled by the language and sheer depth of ideas in this
strange new world. Soon the novice is faced with bewildering choices.
This book provides the state of the art of the investigation and the in-depth analysis of hydraulic conductivity from the theoretical to semi-empirical models perspective as well as policy development associated with management of land resources emanating from drainage-problem soils. A group of international experts contributed to the development of this book. It is envisaged that this thought provoking book will excite and appeal to academics, engineers, researchers and University students who seek to explore the breadth and in-depth knowledge about hydraulic conductivity....
The aim of this book is to show how Heidegger’s (1927) existential
philosophy enriches post-Cartesian psychoanalysis and
how post-Cartesian psychoanalysis enriches Heidegger’s existential
philosophy. It is thus intended as a contribution to both psychoanalysis
Ludwig Binswanger and Medard Boss were two early pioneers
who saw the value of Heidegger’s analysis of existence for psychotherapy
Furthermore, the explanatory scope of TSC sometimes is misunder-
stood as stopping short at the boundaries of the physical body, leaving
embeddedness out of the account. However, the main unit of the analysis
of cognition arguably is the on-going interaction between the embodied
agent and the context of action. An adequate description of bodily-based
experience should begin in the agent’s relationship to the surroundings,
because experience arises from the interaction between agent and context.
This book presents an empirical inquiry, rooted in van Manen’s
hermeneutic phenomenology, describing the work experiences
of Indian call centre agents employed in international facing call
centres located in Bangalore and Mumbai. Through a holistic thematic
analysis, the study identifi es being professional as the core theme that
captures the essence of agents’ lived experience. The notion of professionalism
embraced agents’ identity, altering their self-concept and
enhancing their self-esteem....