By Valerie

  • Transformative Phenomenology as an Antidote to Technological Deathworlds

    Valerie Malhotra Bentz, David Rehorick James Marlatt), Ayumi Nishii Carol Estrada Transformative Phenomenology as an Antidote to Technological Deathworlds Schutzian Research, vol. 10 (2018) Download here: http://valeriebentz.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/FINAL-Transformative-Phenomenology-as-an-Antidote-to-Deathworlds-1.pdf

  • A Treasure Chest for Schutz Scholars: The Encyclopedia that is Not One.

    Bentz, Valerie Malhotra, (2010)  “A Treasure Chest for Schutz Scholars: The Encyclopedia that is Not One.” Review of Alfred Schutz and His Intellectual Partners ed. by Nasu, Embree, Psathas and Srubar. In Schutzian Research, edited by Michael Barber, Vol.1 No. 1. http://www.Schutzian-research.com Download here: http://valeriebentz.wpengine.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/SchutzandPartnersBookReview.pdf

  • Towards “Tlawmngaihna”: Participatory Action Research Mizoram, India

    Bentz, Valerie Malhotra (2004) “Towards “Tlawmngaihna”: Participatory Action Research Mizoram, India”, under revision. Download here: http://valeriebentz.wpengine.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/ActionResearchinMizoram2004-1.pdf

  • “The Body’s Memory, the Body’s Wisdom.” Lived Images: Mediations in Experience, Life-World and I-Hood

    Bentz, Valerie Malhotra (2003) “The Body’s Memory, the Body’s Wisdom.” Lived Images: Mediations in Experience, Life-World and I-Hood, edited by Matti Itkonen and Gary Backhaus, pp. 158-186. Jyvaskyla, Finland, University of Jyvaskyla Press. Download here: http://valeriebentz.wpengine.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/vb-2003-Lived-Images-Meditations-in-Experience-Life-World-and-I-Hood-1.pdf

  • Ethnographically Speaking: Autoethnography, Literature and Aesthetics

    Bentz, Valerie Malhotra (2002, November) Book Review, Authur P. Bochner aned Carolyn Ellis, (Eds.) (2002) Ethnographically Speaking: Autoethnography, Literature and Aesthetics.Forum Qualitative Sozialforschung/Forum: Qualitative Social Research [On-line Journal}, 3(4) Available at: http://qualitative-research.,net/fqs/fqs-eng.htm. Download here: http://valeriebentz.wpengine.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Autoethnography-Book-Review.pdf

  • From Playing Child to Aging Mentor: The Role of Human Studies in my Development as a Scholar.

    Bentz, Valerie Malhotra, (2002) “From Playing Child to Aging Mentor: The Role of Human Studies in my Development as a Scholar.” Human Studies 25:499-506. Download here: http://valeriebentz.wpengine.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/vb-2002-From-Playing-Child-to-Aging-Mentor-The-Role-of-Human-Studies-in-my-Development-as-a-Scholar.pdf

  • The Mindful Scholar Practitioner

    Bentz, Valerie Malhotra, (2002). The Mindful Scholar Practitioner. Scholar Practitioner Quarterly, Inaugural Issue. Download here: http://valeriebentz.wpengine.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/vb-2002The-Mindful-Scholar-Practitioner-1.pdf

  • “Body-as-World”: Kenneth Burke’s Answer to Postmodern Charges Against Sociology

    Bentz, Valerie Malhotra and Wade Kenny (1997).  “Body-as-World”: Kenneth Burke’s Answer to Postmodern Charges Against Sociology.  Sociological Theory.  15: 81-96. Download here: http://valeriebentz.wpengine.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/1997-Bentz_et_al-Sociological_Theory.pdf

  • Husserl, Schutz, “Paul” and me: Reflections on writing phenomenology.

    Bentz, Valerie Malhotra (1995). Husserl, Schutz, “Paul” and me: Reflections on writing phenomenology.  Human Studies, 18, pp. 41-62. Download here: http://valeriebentz.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Bentz-Valerie-1995-Husserl-Schutz-Paul-and-me-Human-Studies.pdf

  • Post-positivist experiments in Husserlian phenomenological sociology

    Bentz, Valerie Malhotra. (1995). Post-positivist experiments in Husserlian phenomenological sociology. In N. K. Denzin (Ed.), Studies in symbolic interaction, 17, pp. 133-161. Download here: http://valeriebentz.wpengine.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/vb-1995-Experiments-in-Husserlian-Phenomenological-Sociology-1.pdf

  • How women look: Critique of visual images

    Bentz, Valerie Malhotra. (1993). How women look: Critique of visual images. In Valerie Malhotra. Bentz & P. Mayes (Eds.), Women’s power and roles as reflected in visual images in the arts and mass media.  Mellon Press. Download here: http://valeriebentz.wpengine.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/vb-1993-How-Women-Look-Critiques-of-Visual-Images-1.pdf

  • A comparison of Mead’s “Self”‘ and Heidegger’s “Dasein”: Toward a regrounding of social psychology.

    Malhotra, Valerie. (1987). A comparison of Mead’s “Self”‘ and Heidegger’s “Dasein”: Toward a regrounding of social psychology. Human Studies, 10, 357-382. Download here: http://valeriebentz.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Bentz-Valerie-Comparison-of-Meads-Self.pdf

  • A Heideggerion critique of Mead’s social psychology. Critique and renewal in social psychology.

    Bentz, Valerie Malhotra. (1987). A Heideggerion critique of Mead’s social psychology. Critique and renewal in social psychology. In N. K. Denzin (Ed.), Studies in symbolic interaction, 8, 2342 Greenwich CT: JAI Press. Download here: http://valeriebentz.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Bentz-Valerie-Challenge-to-Sociological-Practice.pdf

  • Consciousness and the social: On Wagner’s Phenomenology of consciousness and sociology of the lifeworld.

    Malhotra, Valerie. (1985). Consciousness and the social: On Wagner’s Phenomenology of consciousness and sociology of the lifeworld. Human Studies, 8, 325-337. Download here: http://valeriebentz.wpengine.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/1985_Bentz_Consciousness-and-the-Social_Searchable-1.pdf

  • The social accomplishment of music in a symphony orchestra: A phenomenological analysis.

    Malhotra, Valerie. (1981, Summer). The social accomplishment of music in a symphony orchestra: A phenomenological analysis. Qualitative Sociology, 4:2,102-125. Download here: http://valeriebentz.wpengine.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Bentz-Valerie-1981-Social-Accomplishment-of-Music-Qualitative-Sociology-1.pdf

  • Relating Mead’s model of self and phenomenology: An empirical analysis.

    Malhotra, Valerie. (1977, Winter). Relating Mead’s model of self and phenomenology: An empirical analysis. The Wisconsin Sociologist, 14, 8-24. Download here: http://valeriebentz.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Malhotra-Valerie-Relating-Meads-Model-and-Phenomenology-copy.pdf

Poetry

Book Reviews

Papers

  • Transformative Phenomenology: Collaboration Among Strangers Based on Writing Phenomenological Protocols

    Paper Presented at the 2019 Annual Meetings of the Society for Phenomenology and the Human Sciences (SPHS), Pittsburgh, October 31- November 2, 2019. Download here: http://valeriebentz.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/Marlatt-Bentz-Paper-for-2019-SPHS-Conference-Final-Oct-24-2019-V2.pdf  

  • Becoming Mature Thirty Years Later

    Valerie Malhotra Bentz, Ph.D. Becoming Mature Thirty Years Later, Paper presented at the Society for Phenomenology and the Human Sciences, New Orleans, October, 2014. Download here: http://valeriebentz.wpengine.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/BecomingMatureSPHS2014.pdf Download here: http://valeriebentz.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Becoming-Mature-2014_06-07-14-1.pdf

  • WS10 Music Paper

    Valerie Malhotra Bentz Winter Session, 2010 Fielding Graduate University December 11, 2009 Download here: http://valeriebentz.wpengine.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/WS10musicpaper.pdf

  • The Paradox and Humor of “Spiritual Growth” in Phenomenology and Vedantic-Yogic Thought and Practice

    Valerie Malhotra Bentz, Ph.D. Fielding Graduate Institute “The Paradox and Humor of “Spiritual Growth” in Phenomenology and Vedantic-Yogic Thought and Practice,” Paper presented at Plenary Session on the concept of “Growth” in developmental psychology, Society for Phenomenology and the Human Sciences, Memphis, TN, November, 2004. Download here: http://valeriebentz.wpengine.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Growth2004SPHS04.pdf

  • Organizational Change Alliance Workshop, Atlanta, 2003

    “Loose Change: Organization Change Alliance – The Challanging Organization for the Organizationally Challenged” Workshop Review Download here: http://valeriebentz.wpengine.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/vb-2003-Bentz-at-OCA-Workshop-Atlanta.pdf

  • ‘EVEVing,’ Deep Learning, Dasein’s Body, and the Eternal OM: Eugene Gendlins’ A Process Model.

    A commentary by Valerie Malhotra Bentz, Ph.D. (2002) Fielding Institute Santa Barbara “’EVEVing,’ Deep Learning, Dasein’s Body, and the Eternal OM: Eugene Gendlins’ A Process Model.”  Presentation at Plenary Session honoring Eugene Gendlin, Society for Phenomenology and the Human Sciences, October, 2002, Chicago. Download here: http://valeriebentz.wpengine.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/2002-Eugene-Gendlin.pdf

  • Selected History and Current Situation in Mizoram

    by Valerie Bentz Mizoram Ph.D., Action Research Team Director (2002) Download here: http://valeriebentz.wpengine.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/THE-SITUATION-IN-MIZORAM.pdf

  • George Simmel Confronts the Information Society

    Valerie Malhotra Bentz, Ph.D.(2000) Download here: http://valeriebentz.wpengine.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Simmel-Confronts-the-Information-Society.pdf

  • Body as cyborg:  Kenneth Burke and the postmodern attack on mind, self and body

    Valerie Malhotra Bentz, Ph.D. Body as cyborg:  Kenneth Burke and the postmodern attack on mind, self and body, paper presented at Annual Meetings, Society for Phenomenology and the Human Sciences.  Chicago, October 1995. Download here: http://valeriebentz.wpengine.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/vb-1995Deep-Learning-as-a-Counter-Practice-Against-the-Deconstructed-Cyberbody-1.pdf

  • Commentary III on Phenomenology

    by Valerie Malhotra Bentz (1995) Download here: http://valeriebentz.wpengine.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/vb-1995-Commentary-III-Phenomenology-1.pdf

  • From Schutzian Stranger to Satirian Coach Towards Collaborative Phenomenology, 1994, Bentz

    by Valerie Malhotra Bentz Fielding Institute of Santa Barbara From Schutzian stranger to Satirian coach: Towards collaborative phenomenology. (1994, October). Paper presented to Society for Phenomenology and the Human Sciences. Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA. Download here: http://valeriebentz.wpengine.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/vb-1994-From-Schutzian-Stranger-to-Satirian-Coach-Towards-Collaborative-Phenomenology-1.pdf

  • The origins of truth in “The Soul Gatherers.” Heidegger’s Critique of Technology as illustrated in dance.

    Valerie Malhotra Bentz, Texas Women’s University The origins of truth in “The Soul Gatherers.” Heidegger’s Critique of Technology as illustrated in dance. (1989, December). Paper presented at the Fifth Annual Heidegger Conference, University of North Texas. Download here: http://valeriebentz.wpengine.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/SOULGATH.pdf

  • Critical dimensions in symbolic interaction: On pseudo communication.

    by Valerie Malhotra Bentz Fielding Institute of Santa Barbara Critical dimensions in symbolic interaction: On pseudo communication. (1979, April).  Midwest Sociological Association. Annual Meeting, Minneapolis. Download here: http://valeriebentz.wpengine.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/MalhotraBentz1979CriticalDimensions-1.pdf

Presentations

  • Ethnomethodology Presentation

    by Valerie Malhotra Bentz Fielding Institute of Santa Barbara Download here: http://valeriebentz.wpengine.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Ethnomethooology-1.pdf

  • Keynote Presentation: Who Is The Researcher? (PPTX)

    Valerie Malhotra Bentz, Ph.D., Fielding Graduate Institute EUA Conference on Qualitative Research and Technologies Kracow, Poland, September 2016 Who Is The Researcher? (PPTX) on Dropbox

  • Phenomenology and Music Presentation

    Valerie Malhotra Bentz, Ph.D. Organizer and Co-Facilitator, with Luann Fortune:Panel on Somatics, Phenomenology and Music, Society for Phenomenology and the Human Sciences. Rochester N.Y. November, 2012. Download here: http://valeriebentz.wpengine.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Phenomenology-and-Music_powerpoint.pdf

  • Hermeneutics and Somatics Presentation

    Valerie Malhotra Bentz, Ph.D. Download here: http://valeriebentz.wpengine.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Hermeneutics-Somatics_07-19-2010PDF-copy.pdf

  • Phenomenology as a Way of Knowing

    Valerie Malhotra Bentz, Ph.D. University of Phoenix, School of Advanced Studies Download here: http://valeriebentz.wpengine.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/PhenasKnowingFINAL031110.pdf

  • Scholarly Knowledge Presentation

    Valerie Malhotra Bentz, Ph.D. (2009) Download here: http://valeriebentz.wpengine.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Scholarly-Knowledge-Presentation-02-16-09.pdf

  • What is Theory? Presentation

    Valerie Malhotra Bentz, Ph.D. Download here: http://valeriebentz.wpengine.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Bentz-Valerie-Theory-07-09-06-version4.-1.pdf

  • Mindful Inquiry in Social Research

    Bentz, Valerie Malhotra and Jeremy J. Shapiro.(1998) Mindful Inquiry in Social Research.  Thousand Oaks:  Sage Publications. Download here: http://valeriebentz.wpengine.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Mindful-Inquiry.pdf

Curriculum Vitae

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