Editor’s Introduction: The Road to Jerusalem

  • David Canter
Part of the Springer Series in Social Psychology book series (SSSOC)

Abstract

Given the nature of Facet Theory and the range of locations of its practitioners as well as the variety of settings in which it is practiced, contributions to this area of activity derive from a diverse group of people. It therefore seems appropriate to commence this book with a somewhat personal account of the particular motivations which have lead one facet activist to become involved in the practice and promulgation of the facet approach. There are no special reasons why I, rather than any of the other contributors to this volume, should write this chapter except that as the editor of the book I have perhaps more of an obligation to express my personal motivations.

Keywords

Europe Steam Kelly Defend Editing 

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