Cutchin, Malcolm P., Dickie, Virginia A. AIM: The aim of this paper is to offer a critical reflection on a transactional perspective on occupation and to advance the dialogue on a transactional perspective on occupation. Future work should address possible dissonance between its pragmatic underpinnings and harmful occupations, and develop contextual elements beyond the social. 3099067 A framework for critical reflection of theory was applied to a transactional perspective on occupation, exploring five domains of theory usefulness: clarity, simplicity, generality, accessibility, and importance. Scholars from Europe, North America, and Australasia have written a diverse set of arguments and case studies about occupation, covering theoretical, methodological and applied issues relevant to the topic. A transactional perspective on occupation has more recently emerged as a promising perspective through which to understand occupation. The findings show that the meaning of occupation should be considered from broad perspectives beyond that of the individual, in context and in the transactional relationships with other people and non-human things.  |  The author alone is responsible for the content and writing of the paper. Methods: A framework for critical reflection of theory was applied to a transactional perspective on occupation, exploring five domains of theory usefulness: clarity, simplicity, generality, accessibility, and importance. To learn about our use of cookies and how you can manage your cookie settings, please see our Cookie Policy. Get the latest research from NIH: https://www.nih.gov/coronavirus. Find NCBI SARS-CoV-2 literature, sequence, and clinical content: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sars-cov-2/. We use cookies to improve your website experience. A transactional perspective on occupation was identified and introduced as a possible theoretical perspective on the relation between occupation and inequality in health. Scand J Occup Ther. By closing this message, you are consenting to our use of cookies. The emergence of a transactional perspective on occupation, informed primarily by John Dewey's work, has gained increasing popularity in occupational science and occupational therapy. The aim of this paper is to offer a critical reflection on a transactional perspective on occupation and to advance the dialogue on a transactional perspective on occupation. NLM Critique; occupation; theory; transaction. Beyond Words: Using Qualitative Video Methods for Researching Occupation With Young Children. This site needs JavaScript to work properly. 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Epub 2017 May 23. 2020 Feb 3:1-5. doi: 10.1080/11038128.2020.1720283. Get the latest public health information from CDC: https://www.coronavirus.gov. Heather Fritz, Malcolm P. Cutchin, The transactional perspective on occupation: A way to transcend the individual in health promotion interventions and research, Journal of Occupational Science, 10.1080/14427591.2017.1366354, 24, 4, (446), (2017). Enacted togetherness - A concept to understand occupation as socio-culturally situated. A transactional perspective on occupation was identified and introduced as a possible theoretical perspective on the relation between occupation and inequality in health. Findings: A transactional perspective on occupation presents with clear strengths including its ability to capture complex relationships, its generality, and its importance to occupational research. Often taken for granted by some academic disciplines, occupation is a core element of human life. Findings: USA.gov. It holds promise in understanding cultural conceptualizations of occupation and the relationship between occupations and the natural environment. (gross), © 2020 Springer Nature Switzerland AG. (Eds.). Conclusions: Editors: Gerlach AJ, Teachman G, Laliberte-Rudman D, Aldrich RM, Huot S. Scand J Occup Ther. The author would like to thank Dr Susan Forwell and Dr Lyn Jongbloed for their review of an earlier version of this paper. The aim of this paper is to offer a critical reflection on a transactional perspective on occupation and to advance the dialogue on a transactional perspective on occupation. Clipboard, Search History, and several other advanced features are temporarily unavailable. ...you'll find more products in the shopping cart. JavaScript is currently disabled, this site works much better if you This book is a provocative and critical analysis of the focal concept for occupational therapy and science. When two individuals encounter each other and the receiver reacts in a manner related to the transactional stimulus, that individual has performed a transactional response. Background: The emergence of a transactional perspective on occupation, informed primarily by John Dewey’s work, has gained increasing popularity in occupational science and occupational therapy. The emergence of a transactional perspective on occupation, informed primarily by John Dewey's work, has gained increasing popularity in occupational science and occupational therapy. BACKGROUND: The emergence of a transactional perspective on occupation, informed primarily by John Dewey's work, has gained increasing popularity in occupational science and occupational therapy. eCollection 2017. This book offers an emerging and innovative perspective on occupation, based in the work of American philosopher John Dewey and other pragmatists, that challenges accepted ideas. The author reports that they have no conflicts of interest. Background: The key to successful person-to-per… The transactional perspectives articulated in this book both implicitly and explicitly suggest that occupations are forms of activity that create and re-create a multitude of our relationships with the world. Springer is part of, Please be advised Covid-19 shipping restrictions apply. Crossref. Scand J Occup Ther. The complex layers of meaning are not necessarily obvious and tend to remain hidden if not understood in that context. Ten years after its introduction, the role of the transactional perspective in occupational science has grown. 5 Howick Place | London | SW1P 1WG. 2016;23(1):1-12. doi: 10.3109/11038128.2015.1075065. Each chapter presents a lively and multifaceted dialogue on transactional perspectives on occupation. Please review prior to ordering, The first book to focus on theoretical perspectives that stretch to empirical examples and applied contexts, Draws on the most recent theoretical, empirical, and practical developments in occupational science and related fields, Provocative and critical analysis of the focal concept for occupational therapy and science, Immediate eBook download after purchase and usable on all devices, Usually ready to be dispatched within 3 to 5 business days. Please enable it to take advantage of the complete set of features! Expanding beyond individualism: Engaging critical perspectives on occupation. Findings: A transactional perspective on occupation presents with clear strengths including its ability to capture complex relationships, its generality, and its importance to occupational research. 2017 May 21;2017:5413628. doi: 10.1155/2017/5413628. Epub 2015 Aug 28. Registered in England & Wales No. enable JavaScript in your browser. All transactions are initiated via the use of a transactional stimulus. Methods: Register to receive personalised research and resources by email, A transactional perspective on occupation: a critical reflection, Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, /doi/full/10.3109/11038128.2016.1174294?needAccess=true, Scandinavian Journal of Occupational Therapy.