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Volume 9   Number 1     Fall 2015


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Special Issue: Eastern Perspectives on the Dialogical Self

Guest edited by Shaima Ahammed & Isaac Cherian

Toward a Synthesis of Consciousness and Dialogue: An Introduction to the Special Issue
  on Dialogical and Eastern Perspectives of Self
     Shaima Ahammed & Isaac Cherian
From Reified Self to Being Mindful: A Dialogical Analysis of the MSBR Voice
     Michelle H. Mamberg & Thomas Bassarear
Dialogical and Eastern Perspectives on the Self in Practice: Teaching Mindfulness-based
     Stress Reduction in Philadelphia and Seoul
     Donald McCown & Heyoung Ahn
     (A commentary-review on this article by Rens van Loon can be found below)
39-80 [abstract] [pdf]
How to Create ma – the Living Pause – in the Landscape of the Mind: The Wisdom
   of Noh Theater
     Masayoshi Morioka
Children as Carers for their Siblings in Indian Families: Using Dialogical Self Theory
   to Examine Children's Narratives
     Shipra Suneja, Nandita Chaudhary & Bhanumathi Sharma
Buddhism, Dialogical Self Theory, and the Ethics of Shared Positions
     Basia D. Ellis & Henderikus J. Stam

Regular Articles
A Transitional Narrative of Military Identity: Eric's Story
     Jan Grimell
The Materiality of the Body Speaking Its Mother Tongue: About Dialogues and
   Phenomena of Resonance
     Ingvild Folkvord & Marion Lauschke

Commentary and Review of McCown and Ahn’s (2015) "Dialogical and Eastern Perspectives on the Self in
   Practice: Teaching Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction in Philadelphia and Seoul” (this issue)
     Rens van Loon

 * All articles start on odd-numbered pages.  

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Following examples in the 5th edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association for reference materials found online, we suggest that individual articles in this journal be referenced in this fashion:

Chaudhary, N. (2008). Persistent patterns in cultural negotiations of the self: Using dialogical self theory to understand self-other dynamics within culture. International Journal for Dialogical Science, 3(1), 9-30. Retrieved [insert date] from