You Are What You Do and Become What You’ve Done: The Role of Activity in Development of Self

A Non-Linear Dynamic Systems Relational Approach

  • Karen VanderVen Professor Emirita, University of Pittsburgh

Abstract

The usefulness of professional knowledge is often judged by its ability to bring subjective experience into a comprehensive theoretical framework. In this article, the author uses the broad and rapidly developing parameters of modern systems theory to examine the relationships between “doing” and “being.”

Published
2020-11-17
How to Cite
VanderVen, K. (2020). You Are What You Do and Become What You’ve Done: The Role of Activity in Development of Self: A Non-Linear Dynamic Systems Relational Approach. Journal of Child and Youth Care Work, 24, 205-219. https://doi.org/10.5195/jcycw.2012.60
Section
Research and Practice Articles