lifeworld

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lifeworld

(ˈlaɪfˌwɜːld)
n
(Philosophy) philosophy the experiences and physical surroundings which an individual encounters and which hence determine the way in which that individual perceives the world
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Scholars have sought to make sense of suicide by looking at people's lifeworlds and social networks, their sense of identity and belonging.
Thus, we intend to navigate the intentionality gap which posits not only that there are different lifeworlds in the classroom, but there are differences in the way children and teachers make sense of writing as it exists in experience.
The content of any such norms inevitably comes from within cultural lifeworlds of participants in the discussion, while the validity of these norms, i.
The retentional (past) and protentional (future) consciousness of research participants' lived experiences structured their Lifeworlds in the community of social relationships significantly.
We usually end up at one of two ends of the spectrum: the abstract and theoretical end closer to the above-mentioned disciplines, or the end deeply embedded in informants' everyday lifeworlds.
Coping with media change is the modus operandi in societies shaped by an ongoing media saturation of everyday lifeworlds.
In this book the author engages a wide range of critical paradigms from Black Studies, queer theory, and sound studies to theology, continental philosophy, and performance studies to theorize the ways in which alternative or "otherwise" modes of existence can serve as disruptions against the marginalization of and violence against minoritarian lifeworlds and possibilities for flourishing.
Jackson (2013), tout comme Schutz et Luckman (1973), developpe la notion de lifeworld (4) qu'il puise chez Husserl (5), laquelle peut desservir les sciences sociales; il la reprend en son multiple (lifeworlds), precisement pour depasser l'approche structurale phenomenologique proposee par Schutz et afin de mieux <<tenir compte de l'indetermine, du mysterieux, de l'imprevisible, du circonstanciel, du jeu, de l'emotionnel qui forment les vies>> (Jackson 2013: 14).
Nguyen is a pioneering and important study that fills a lacuna in our knowledge of the lifeworlds and experiences of domestic workers in contemporary late-socialist Vietnam.
At the same time, the interruption of Icakki Amman and other spirit forces into the rural women's lives may just as well operate as a powerful cultural intervention (chapter 4) in the female life cycle, offering Tamil women a powerful respite from the tragedy, stigma, and uncertainty that infertility, miscarriage, and infant death pose to fragile human lifeworlds.
The rationality intrinsic in speech can become, through empirical observation, operative insofar as communicative acts are dominant in the guidance of social interplays and accomplish roles of social reproduction, of preserving social lifeworlds.
Furthermore, the thorny issue of how science is at root a theoretical praxis is clearly explained by the fact that the European lifeworld contains motivations toward science, whereas other lifeworlds may not (Moran does not duck the charge of Husserl's Eurocentrism).