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Author Myers, Sally, author

Title Jerome Bruner, meaning-making and education for conflict resolution : why how we think matters / Sally Myers
Edition First edition
Published Bingley, UK : Emerald Publishing, 2021


Description 1 online resource
Series Emerald points
Emerald points.
Contents Cover -- JEROME BRUNER, MEANING MAKING AND EDUCATION FOR CONFLICT RESOLUTION -- JEROME BRUNER, MEANING MAKING AND EDUCATION FOR CONFLICT RESOLUTION: Why How We Think Matters -- Copyright -- Dedication -- CONTENTS -- LIST OF TABLES -- SIMPLE SUMMARY -- ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS -- INTRODUCTION -- 1. Jerome Bruner: An Overview of Key Ideas -- 2. Constructing Knowing: Paradigmatic and Narrative Modes of Representation and the Social Context of Meaning-Making -- Paradigmatic Mode of Knowing -- The Narrative Construction of Reality -- The Social Context of Meaning-Making
Individual versus Social Antinomies -- 3. Minding Challenge: Stances towards New Information and Openness to Change -- Stance towards Challenge in the Paradigmatic Mode of Knowing -- Knowing with the Left Hand -- Stance towards Challenge in the Narrative Mode of Knowing -- Connections between Stance in the Two Modes -- 4. Changing Minds: Narrative Mechanisms of Adaptation -- Canonicity and Breach -- Social Context of Narrative Change -- Changing Stories: Engaging the Process -- 5. A Brunerian Toolkit -- 6. Dialogues -- Education and Research: Conditioning to Creativity
Conflict Resolution: Resistance to Recognition -- Religious Belief: Fundamentalism to Maturity in Faith -- CONCLUSION -- REFERENCES -- INDEX
Summary Myers offers an educational intervention that invites development of representations in response to difference. Presenting a new framework for examining controversy between worldviews and a method for creating space for difference, the book brings this into dialogue with education and research, conflict resolution and religion
Notes Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on March 27, 2021)
Subject Bruner, Jerome S. (Jerome Seymour)
SUBJECT Bruner, Jerome S. (Jerome Seymour) fast
Subject Educational psychology.
Difference (Psychology)
Conflict management.
Psychology, Educational
Philosophy & theory of education.
Education, Philosophy, Theory & Social Aspects.
Conflict management
Difference (Psychology)
Educational psychology
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781800710740