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Qualitative Inquiry and the Politics of Advocacy

ISBN 9781611321630
Published April 30, 2012 by Routledge
264 Pages

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Book Description

The plenary volume from the Seventh International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry (2011) examines the politics of advocacy and the context in which scholars are encouraged to pursue social justice agendas, be human rights advocates, and do work that honors the core values of human dignity and freedom from fear and violence. Contributions from many of the world's leading qualitative researchers in communications, education, sociology, and related disciplines address topics including community research, transformative education, and researcher ethics, and guide the field toward an engaged, activist research agenda.

Table of Contents

Introduction, Norman K. Denzin, Michael D. Giardina; Part 1 Theory; Chapter 1 Energizing and Constraining Advocacy, Robert E. Stake, Luisa-Maria Rosu; Chapter 2 Back to the Educational Future, Again, Ian Stronach, John Clarke; Chapter 3 Answers, Assemblages, and Qualitative Research, Mirka Koro-Ljungberg, Tim Barko; Chapter 4 Turning the Next Wide 21st-Century Corner, John H. Stanfield, II; Part 2 Method; Chapter 5 Mixing or Adding Methods?, Kathy Charmaz; Chapter 6 Pulling Together, Nigel G. Fielding; Chapter 7 Vulnerability and the Politics of Advocacy, Uwe Flick; Part 3 Politics; Chapter 8 Researching against Othering, Michal Krumer-Nevo; Chapter 9 Ecoaesthetics, Susan Finley; Chapter 10 The Production of Girl Life, Jean Halley; Chapter 11 I Read the News Today, Oh Boy ..., H. L. (Bud) Goodall, Jr.; Chapter 12 Coda, Henry A. Giroux;

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