Packer, M. J., & Addison, R. B. (Eds.). (1989)

Entering the circle: Hermeneutic investigation in psychology

Albany: State University of New York Press


Contents:

  Overview -- Martin J. Packer and Richard B. Addison

    Introduction -- Martin J. Packer and Richard B. Addison

PART ONE: FINDING A PERSPECTIVE FROM WHICH TO INTERPRET

    Chapter 1.
    Grounded InterpretiveResearch:  An Investigation of Physician Socialization

            Richard B. Addison

    Chapter 2.
    The Development of Close Relationships:  Implications from Therapy with Two
    Early Adolescent Boys

            Robert L. Selman, Lynn Hickey Schultz, Brina Caplan, and Katherine Schantz

    Chapter 3.
    Tracing the Hermeneutic Circle: Articulating an Ontical Study of Moral Conflicts

            Martin J. Packer

    Chapter4.
    Good and Ill Will: War Resistance as a Context for the Study of Moral Action

            John R. Mergendoller

PART TWO: INTERPRETING FROM AN ADOPTED PERSPECTIVE

    Chapter 5.
    Reading for Self and Moral Voice: A Method for Interpreting Narratives of Real-life
    Moral Conflict and Choice

            Lyn M. Brown, Mark B. Tappan, Carol Gilligan, Barbara A. Miller
            and Dianne E. Argyris

    Chapter 6.
    ComprehensiveProcessAnalysis: Understanding the Change Process in Significant
    Therapy Events

        Robert Elliott

    Chapter 7.
    Emotions asNarrative Emplotments

        Theodore R. Sarbin

PART THREE: CRITIQUING THE PERSPECTIVE OF AN INTERPRETATION

    Chapter 8.
    Rhetoric vs. Evidence as a Source of Persuasion:  A Critique of
    the Case Study Genre

        Donald P. Spence

    Chapter 9.
    A Critical Hermeneutics for Psychology: Beyond Positivism to an Exploration of
    the Textual Unconscious

        Robert S. Steele

    Chapter 10.
    The Possibility of Psychological Knowledge: A Hermeneutic Inquiry

        Kenneth J. Gergen

    Chapter 11.
    Hermeneutics as the Undisciplined Child: Hermeneutic and Technical Images
    of Education

        Dieter Misgeld and David W. Jardine

    Chapter l2.
    Evaluating an lnterpretive Account

        Martin J. Packer and Richard B. Addison

    Notes and References

    Contributors

    Index