Advertisement

Pursuing Practice Mindfulness and Wisdom

  • Joy Higgs
  • Diane Tasker
Part of the Practice, Education, Work and Society book series (PEWS)

Abstract

The sub title of this book, “The search for mindful dialogues” forms the focus of this chapter. The main title, “Community-based healthcare”, gives the context through which we have examined the concept and practice reality of mindful dialogues. In this chapter we are linking the research Diane conducted on mindful dialogues with other research Joy has been leading for some time with Diane and several others, about practice wisdom. (Block quotes in italics below, are derived from the latter research program to add to the many quotes in the book from Diane’s mindfulness thesis.)

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

References

  1. Ajjawi, R., & Higgs, J. (2008). Learning to reason: A journey of professional socialisation. Advances in Health Sciences Education, 13(2), 133-150.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. Aristotle. (1998)/ Politics, Indianapolis:HackettGoogle Scholar
  3. Boyle, M, & Roan, A. (2013). “Wise women or caring women: The paradoxical nature of the representation of women in management”. In D. Pauleen & W. Kűpers (Eds.), A handbook of practical wisdom: Leadership, organization and integral business practice (pp. 99-110). Farhnam, Surrey: Gower.Google Scholar
  4. Fuller, B. (1970). I seem to be a verb. New York: Bantam Books.Google Scholar
  5. Green, B., & Hopwood, N. (2015). Introduction: Body/practice. In B. Green & N. Hopwood (Eds.), The body in professional practice, learning and education (pp. 3-14). Dordrecht: Springer.Google Scholar
  6. Higgs, J. (2012). Realising practical wisdom from the pursuit of wise practice. In E. A. Kinsella & A. Pitman (Eds.), Phronesis as professional knowledge (pp. 73–85). Rotterdam, The Netherlands: Sense.Google Scholar
  7. Higgs, J. (2014). Assessing the immeasurables of practice. Asia-Pacific Journal of Cooperative Education, Special Issue, 15(3), 253-267.Google Scholar
  8. Higgs, J. (2016). Practice wisdom and wise practice: Dancing between the core and the margins of practice discourse and lived practice. In J. Higgs & F. Trede (Eds.), Professional practice discourse marginalia (pp. 65-72). Rotterdam, The Netherlands: Sense.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  9. Higgs, J., & Gates, A. (2013). Realising wise practitioners: Through lifelong practice-based education. In J. Higgs, D. Sheehan, J. Baldry Currens, W. Letts & G. Jenson (Eds.), Realising exemplary practice-based education (pp. 50-56). Rotterdam: Sense.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  10. Higgs, J., & Horsfall, D. (2007). Of nouns and verbs. In J. Higgs, A. Titchen, D. Horsfall & H. Armstrong (Eds.), Being critical and creative in qualitative research (pp. 239-247). Sydney: Hampden Press.Google Scholar
  11. Higgs, J., & Titchen, A. (2001a). Preface. In J. Higgs & A. Titchen (Eds.), Professional practice in health, education and the creative arts (pp. x-xii). Oxford: Blackwell Science.Google Scholar
  12. Higgs, J., & Titchen, A. (Eds.). (2001b). Professional practice in health, education and the creative arts. Oxford: Blackwell ScienceGoogle Scholar
  13. Higgs, J., Vann, A., Tasker, R., & Chambers, R. (2016). Learning and shaping professional discourse: Journeys between the margins and the core of discipline discourse. In J. Higgs & F. Trede (Eds.), Professional practice discourse marginalia (pp. 123-136). Rotterdam, The Netherlands: Sense.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  14. Kűpers, W., & Pauleen, D. J. (Eds). (2013). A handbook of practical wisdom: Leadership, organization and integral business practice. Farhnam, Surrey: Gower.Google Scholar
  15. Mansell, J., & Beadle-Brown, J. (2004). Person-centred planning or person-centred action? Policy and practice in intellectual disability services. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 17, 1-9.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  16. Mearns, M., & Thorne, B. (2000). Person-centred therapy today: New frontiers in theory and practice, London: Sage.Google Scholar
  17. McCormack, B., Dewing, J., Breslin, L., Coyne-Nevin, A., Kennedy, K., Manning, M., Peelo-Kilroe, L., Tobin, C., & Slater, P. (2010). Developing person-centred practice: Nursing outcomes arising from changes to the care environment in residential settings for older people. International Journal of Older People Nursing, 5, 93-107.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  18. Putnam, M. (2003). Ethics in action: The courage to stand up. Retrieved from http://www.globalethicsuniversity.com/articles/ethicsinaction.htmGoogle Scholar
  19. Schatzki, T. R. (2002). The site of the social: A philosophical account of the constitution of social life and change. Pennsylvania [USA]: The Pennsylvania State University Press.Google Scholar
  20. Sekerka, L. E., & Bagozzi, R. P. (2007). Moral courage in the workplace: Moving to and from the desire and decision to act. Business Ethics: A European Review, 16(2), 132-149.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  21. Sternberg, R. J. (1990). Wisdom: Its nature, origins, and development. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  22. Sternberg, R. J. (2003). Wisdom, intelligence, and creativity synthesized. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  23. Watson, J. (2001). Intentionality and caring-healing consciousness: A practice of transpersonal nursing. Holistic Nursing Practice, 16(4), 12-19.CrossRefGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Sense Publishers 2017

Authors and Affiliations

  • Joy Higgs
    • 1
  • Diane Tasker
    • 2
  1. 1.Education, Practice and Employability NetworkAustralia
  2. 2.Education, Practice and Employability NetworkAustralia

Personalised recommendations