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TSOCWF 390 Introduction to Research (CJ) : 1st Person Practices

What are 1st person practices?

1st person practices in social research involve phenomenological-inquiry techniques. These techniques involve:

  • psychological and cognitive processes involved in making meaning, constructing identity, structuring reasoning, and forming worldviews
  • perspectives of roles within families, communities, society, environment and world
  • attitudes, feelings, and self-concept.

Phenomenological-Inquiry Techniques

  • autobiography
  • phenomenological investigation
  • self-inquiry
  • reflection
  • journaling
  • artwork
  • meditation
  • sincerity
  • integrity
  • honesty
  • vulnerability
  • transformative

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