Theory to Practice: Deconstructing Inappropriate Hierarchical, Dichotomous, and Linear Thinking Styles/Patterns

  • Heesoon Jun


The chapter’s main objective is demonstrating how to bridge theory to practice. The chapter focuses on the importance of deconstructing inappropriate hierarchical, dichotomous, and linear thinking patterns since they are roots of racism, sexism, cissexism, heterosexism, classism, ableism, ageism, adultism, and “isms” related to religion, language, and region. The chapter explores challenges and necessities for deconstructing inappropriate thinking styles.


Deconstruct inappropriate thinking styles Reasons for challenge Deconstructing through transformative learning Experiential learning Theory to practice Conscious and mindful practice 


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  • Heesoon Jun
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  1. 1.The Evergreen State CollegeOlympiaUSA

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