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Liberabit

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Liberabit v.13 n.13 Lima  2007

 

EDITORIAL

 

Continuing with the purpose of building a space that offers the biggest and possible visibility to the knowledge, diverse institutions all over the world make an effort to publish magazines with quality and to achieve that these will be included in the international databases.

At Latin American level, some countries have taken the leading. Peru have been looking for a gradual movement in that direction.

LIBERABIT has been inform to index, in the year that concludes, in Redalyc, Latindex, Pepsic, BVS-ULAPSI, and its inclusion in Scielo is in process. Therefore, LIBERABIT is already in electronic format, to complete text, through Redalyc.

We will continue in this zeal in order to position us as the best magazine of Psychology, at national level.

The present number of our magazine is monographic, and it is referred to the methodology and the qualitative investigation.

Articles that are included evaluate the theoretical implications of this focus.

Manuel Campos exposes his thesis of the nonexistence of the quantitative-qualitative dilemma.

Eugenio Saavedra and Ana Castro, Chilean professionals, base the disparity between both focuses, also when they assume that they are equally valid and that the election of one or another depends on the object of the investigation.

María Luz Márquez, Mexican psychologist, agrees with the position of the last mentioned colleagues, highlighting that the investigation should be systematic and be based on a logical-rational process, it doesn’t have to be schematic neither to obviate the creativity and the intuition like enriching components.

Cecilia Salgado makes an up-to-date revision of the main designs of qualitative investigation, to propose the mixed focuses finally, the same ones that exemplify the current tendency to approach the focuses before to make worse the contradictions.

Leo Gürtler and Günter Huber, two German psychologists, also traffic for this path, basing the value of the qualitative focuses and highlighting the current development of statistical procedures for the analysis of such data, including software.

Enrique Urbano makes an exhibition on the ethnomethodological focus and his application in the field of the Human Sciences, like an answer to the saturation generated rigidly by the focuses quantitative and positivist.

Claudia González presents an investigation that inquire about the perception that teachers have about the programs of early stimulation, appealing for it to a context evaluation on the base of a structured interview.

Mirian Grimaldo, María del Pilar Mori and Mirian Morales submit to consideration of the scientific community the initial results of the systematizing of the work experience made in the Pre-professionals Practices in Community Psychology.

Javier Molina rakes the notion of “unconscious” in the modern philosophical tradition and how this inquiry continues in the philosophical reflection and contemporary scientist.

Max Silva makes a substantial analysis of an aspect, in its opinion medullary, in Mario Vargas Llosa’s work, our great novelist, which is the primary scene.

Finally, a commemorative note of the hundredth anniversary of Carlos Alberto Seguin birth, illustrious Peruvian thinker, is included.

 

Mag. Jesús Romero Croce
Director de Revista

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