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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research. 2012; 1183–107 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/qcr.2012.1.1.83
Published: 01 March 2012
...Karen Tracy This study analyzes public hearings about same-sex marriage to show how the contexts that are established for citizens' and legislators' talk make arguments about the issue being disputed. Situated within the traditions of argument studies and discourse analysis, the article explores...
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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research. 2018; 7454–60 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/dcqr.2018.7.4.54
Published: 01 December 2018
...Laura Hartnell This essay is an autoethnographic account of my transition from the working class to the middle class. It argues that performativity is central to upward social mobility, and that in my case this process has resulted in a loss of working-class identity. I perform this argument by...
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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research. 2020; 9111–19 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/dcqr.2020.9.1.11
Published: 01 March 2020
... just one more card, but the saying has evolved to refer to the practice of indignantly and self-righteously insisting on the inherent truthfulness of one's position. The person employing the double down is often fact-averse in their arguments, they offer no real explanation, and they scoff at even the...
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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research. 2020; 9133–40 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/dcqr.2020.9.1.33
Published: 01 March 2020
... scholars will lack, they should not have to undertake this work alone. For a rhetorician to refuse this charge because they “do not study race” is akin to claiming not to study history, politics, arguments, or words—it is absurd. Not every valuable publication in rhetorical studies will discuss race at...
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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research. 2020; 913–10 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/dcqr.2020.9.1.3
Published: 01 March 2020
... ‘discovered’ in your research”). After all, the “Other” cannot do real research—only white scholars can do real research. As the email stated, I used “such a weak and dumb argument.” His assertion that my argument was “dumb” conveyed a meaning that I am, by extension, also “dumb,” which is a racist insult...
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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research. 2020; 9141–45 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/dcqr.2020.9.1.41
Published: 01 March 2020
... supports students of color and educates the campus community on issues of race, and publishing on race in spite of white editorial gatekeeping, incentivizes decolonial work and supports scholars of color in making arguments for tenure and promotion based on recognized achievements. The second place I...
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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research. 2020; 9125–32 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/dcqr.2020.9.1.25
Published: 01 March 2020
...-bodied colleagues exalted theories and methodologies that were based on “arguments” detached from the researcher's fleshed experience. They sat in quiet politeness waiting for my disruptive body that had a difficult time getting to the other side of campus for my evening class in the 20 minutes between...
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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research. 2019; 8329–45 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/dcqr.2019.8.3.29
Published: 01 September 2019
... underpinning. Although FFFWeek organizers attempt to resist the ideals and limitations of mainstream fashion weeks, ultimately they wind up reproducing these ideals in the plus size context. This critique furthers a similar argument offered by Czerniawski in her work on the plus size fashion industry. In...
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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research. 2019; 828–16 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/dcqr.2019.8.2.8
Published: 01 June 2019
... anti-Turkish arguments rather than for its viewership or discussion in media. 12. My purpose in quoting these claims is to indicate their function for British self-understanding rather than to evaluate their veracity or imply a defense of Turkey. As Lila Abu-Lughod has shown, the term “honor...
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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research. 2019; 8273–81 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/dcqr.2019.8.2.73
Published: 01 June 2019
... to stay in the United States legally. But Pandit eventually loses his immigration status as the company is shut down. Nevertheless, the movie ends on a happy note as three years later, Pandit is shown to have become a successful tech entrepreneur in India. In summary, my argument has been that...
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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research. 2019; 821–7 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/dcqr.2019.8.2.1
Published: 01 June 2019
... about migration in their different contexts ranging from indigenous cultures in Alaska to the migrant caravan from South America to hospice and end of life as spaces of migration. The president's argument for the wall is premised on the “perceived” danger that “illegal” immigration from the south...
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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research. 2019; 8224–34 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/dcqr.2019.8.2.24
Published: 01 June 2019
... the self who is also a spectator has to take us somewhere we couldn't otherwise go. It has to be essential to the argument, not a decorative flourish, not exposure for its own sake.” 5 My identity and subjectivity are often suspended in a migrational and citizenship dilemma, replaced by claims of...
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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research. 2019; 8150–65 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/dcqr.2019.8.1.50
Published: 01 March 2019
... explicit conferral of citizenship. 26 Indeed, Asad and the omniscient narrator do not seek to provide a legalistic justification for his right to stay in India; rather, they keep reiterating the moral argument about his length of residence—the fact that he has lived in India for 30 years and has...
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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research. 2018; 74192–195 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/dcqr.2018.7.4.192
Published: 01 December 2018
... does it mean to not ask the same questions? After all, didn't we already make these arguments? Here, in these poetic and prophetic fields, we are being asked to come back from our temporal bliss. To have radical relevance. This often means no pat on the back by those who look, think, and feel...
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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research. 2018; 74163–168 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/dcqr.2018.7.4.163
Published: 01 December 2018
... these OG ngas traveling through the Middle East and eastern Europe— like some 500 odd years ago! W e are humans And we have always been Black. I f we are going to make that argument— Which I am, Then we Must recognize that the ancestors and the an-sisters are still with us That of...
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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research. 2018; 74123–138 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/dcqr.2018.7.4.123
Published: 01 December 2018
.... To me, the importance of Heavier than Air lies in the invitation to think about gender and identity in the everydayness of a work environment, in a school environment. A common homophobic, biphobic, and transphobic argument relies on the belief that by talking about our LGBTQ identities, we are...
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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research. 2018; 7425–29 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/dcqr.2018.7.4.25
Published: 01 December 2018
... binaries through which humans seem compulsively to wish to see the world. New materialists and affect scholars have advanced a convincing set of arguments about the ways matter has life, and agency, and as such not only can affect humans, but also can quite happily conduct their own (sometimes mobile...
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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research. 2018; 74179–186 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/dcqr.2018.7.4.179
Published: 01 December 2018
... how at odds it was with my family's lens. It took years, education, and experience for me to grapple with the fallacies of my father's argument. I could have investigated before, but chose not to, realizing how it would chip away at my relationships with my father and with those in the town I grew up...
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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research. 2018; 7468–77 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/dcqr.2018.7.4.68
Published: 01 December 2018
... fine. They'll be fine,” I assured her. “They're not that burned.” I took up my seat at the dining table and wished away the noise, doing my best to zone out the argument between Mum and Pop about how Mr. Chapman was and was not trying to destroy her life, following each other around the house like a...
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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research. 2018; 728–28 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/dcqr.2018.7.2.8
Published: 01 June 2018
.../counterprotest clashes. 4. Debates, fueled at least in part by Donald Trump's comments about the “alt-left's” shared responsibility for the Charlottesville events, have seen both sides mustering arguments and firsthand accounts to frame the “other” as being at fault for the violence. From the perspective of...