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The Transcendental Nature of Norms: Infants in Residential Nurseries and Child Adoption

  • Akiko Rakugi

Abstract

Collaborative practices that bring together researchers and those involved in various activities in research fields fit well within a social constructionist meta-theory. This meta-theory assumes that every action or recognition and its objects are possible only when they are immanent in a collective stream defined as a moving state of the nature of a collectivity that consists of a group of people and their physical and institutional environments. An important point to remember is that the researcher’s action and its objects are neither an exception to, nor exempted from, this. The action of discovering something new as an object is never possible unless it is taken immanently in a collective stream where the researcher is included in the group of people and their environments in a research field (Sugiman 2006).

Keywords

Exploratory Behavior Adoptive Parent Peculiar Behavior Collaborative Practice Child Adoption 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Akiko Rakugi
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  1. 1.Department of Welfare System and Health ScienceOkayama Prefectural UniversityOkayamaJapan

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