Speaking of hunches, he once observed that juries reach their decisions through "an unanalyzed, undifferentiated, composite reaction--a 'hunch' or unanalytic
'gestalt' (a 'whole')" and that "[t]here is very considerable reason to believe that juries often do not go beyond such composite (or gestalt) reactions in arriving at their verdicts." (296) Juries thus hunched their way to decisions too.
The chapter on Germany is good but gives little attention to the current scene; that on Brazil is much too brief and unanalytic
; the India analysis loses its way, with its argument often unclear; and the chapter on Japan is so inadequate it should have been deleted from the volume.
In one of the more offensive theories, McAninch (1993) suggests that teachers are handicapped by a "clinical consciousness"--an unanalytic
way of viewing experience that relies on firsthand knowledge and pragmatism and that reflects a less mature level of cognitive development than the theoretical perspectives of education professors.