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  • Speaker Series: Dvora Yanow, November 8, 2012

    Speaker Series: Dvora Yanow, November 8, 2012

    "Dvora Yanow is a political/policy and organizational ethnographer, and interpretive methodologist with an overall interest in the communication of meaning in organizational and policy settings."

  • What does psychoanalysis have to do with it?

    What does psychoanalysis have to do with it?

    "Why choose psychoanalysis when it resides under an ongoing cloud of controversy? (Gabriel & Carr, 2002)”

  • Special Issue: Psychoanalytic Perspectives on Organizations

    Special Issue: Psychoanalytic Perspectives on Organizations

    "For psychoanalysis to continue to contribute to organizational analysis it needs also to join with critical social theory, neuro-psychology, literature, environmental sciences and philosophy, amongst others, so as to engage with the analysis of the social, the environmental and the political. The contributions presented in this volume and the recent developments in organization studies suggest that we might be witnessing the early stages of such a momentous encounter."

  • Case Studies and Comparability

    Case Studies and Comparability

    "First, my analysis demonstrates why it would be best to situate external validity as a problem of inference rather than mere representativeness, as in the traditional view. Second, the approach that I develop suggests strategies for strengthening the generalizability potential of case studies."

  • A Social Theory of Trauma Part I

    A Social Theory of Trauma Part I

    "One thinks and acts toward others as if they stand objectively independent when, in fact, they are shot through with specific meanings, part of our inner world, imposed on others and on things."