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wholism

(ho'lizm) [By clang association or as a pun with holism] Holism.
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at 442 n.3 (defining "wholism" as "the theory that identity, when subjective and empowered, is unified rather than multiple or splintered").
In keeping with this article's epistemological stance of "materialist wholism," the two categories are derived from the totality of the global security regime.
Table 1: Summary of Cultural Themes and Frameworks Discussed Author Temporal Relationship Hofstede Long/Short Power Distance term Individualism / Collectivism Hampden- Synchronous / Individualism / Turner and Sequential Communitarism Trompenaars Achievement / Ascription The Environment Fukuyama Lewis (Hall) Monochronic / Polychronic Hall Lessem and Pragmatism / Neubauer Idealism- Wholism Author Confidence Communication Hofstede Uncertainty Avoidance Masculinity / Femininity Hampden- Specific / Universalism / Turner and Diffuse Particularism Trompenaars Neutral / Affective Fukuyama Trust Lewis (Hall) Hall High/Low Context Lessem and Rationalism / Neubauer Humanism
Despite the difficulties, the healing ministry movement among the mainline churches of the Caribbean has taken root through the dynamic paradigm of wholism. In Jamaica it is an expression of a new multitraditional ecumenism.
Because people attempt a congruence between behaviour and thoughts and feelings, abandonism is accompanied (or even preceded by) a new way of perceiving the world, usually under the heading of wholism.
The first chapter of the book rejects the individualistic idea that human coexistence and human social life can best be understood via an understanding of isolated individuals; it also rejects the idea that human coexistence and human social life can be best be understood via an understanding of some unitary thing called "society." Schatzki thus rejects both social atomism and what he calls social "wholism" (pp.
In general, these arguments have meant a move away from linguistic and philosophical atomism, which classifies and analyzes individual sentences, and toward wholism, as in the work of W.V.O.
The ideas of systems theory are very rich and include the notion of wholism and the interrelatedness of objects and events in the parts of the whole.
Qualitative researchers refer to the notion of wholism. This can be compared with the positivists who refer to reality as being one single construction and that fragmented pieces of it can be studied in isolation.
David Hakken treats anthro-ethics in the 1990s, urging sober reflection and a return to a sense of wholism.
Friday's keynote speaker was Robbie Davis-Floyd, who spoke on "Midwives in the Age of Technocracy--Guardians of Wholism in Birth." (See article on page 10).
There are seven criteria for the establishment of an Afrocentric methodology identified by Mazama (2003): 1) The African experience must guide and inform all inquiry; 2) The spiritual is important and must be given its due place; 3) Immersion in the subject is necessary; 4) Wholism is a must; 5) Intuition is a valid source of information; 6) Not everything that matters is measurable; and 7) Knowledge generated must be liberating (Mazama, 2003: 27).