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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
...Joy Cox; Bernadette M. Gailliard; Shardé M. Davis Full Figured Fashion Week (FFFWeek) is a week-long event envisioned to be a countervailing force that challenges traditional body standards in the US fashion industry, showcasing plus-sized models and offering a safe space for fat bodies to commune...
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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research. 2017; 62101–103 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/dcqr.2017.6.2.101
Published: 01 June 2017
... time a fellow student of human possibilities wants to co-fashion a new idea, work, or song with me. With Carless, I pledge to listen well. ...
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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research. 2019; 831–2 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/dcqr.2019.8.3.1
Published: 01 September 2019
... discourses at Full Figured Fashion Week (FFFWeek). Instead of a space that would be univocally representative and encompassing of full-figured bodies, the ethnographers showcase, via thoughtful analysis of their fieldwork, “how the complicated context of fashion and fatness created organizational tensions...
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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research. 2019; 838–28 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/dcqr.2019.8.3.8
Published: 01 September 2019
.... 8 While I believe Femme exists in many sites outside of butch identities and butch–femme relationships, Harris and Crocker's definitions honor Femme-ness as more than biology or fashion choices. Disability is similarly varied and layered, including experiences of physical disability...
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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research. 2019; 8244–52 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/dcqr.2019.8.2.44
Published: 01 June 2019
... construction paper from stencils; cautiously, then, I'd cut out the letters while trying to avoid decapitating a “T” or an “F.” I always joked that I was going to design the bulletin boards in an unruly, artistic fashion, randomly placing letters and overlapping pictures. I was her oddly, right-brained...
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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research. 2019; 8235–43 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/dcqr.2019.8.2.35
Published: 01 June 2019
... jerkily, with a permanent marker. I'm not sure how to make a protest sign for a 4-year-old, but I figure out how to fashion the hand-lettered poster into a sandwich board that he can wear. The almost-20-month-old has a sign “I Love Naps, But I Stay Woke” that we attach to the backpack carrier for the...
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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research. 2019; 8131–41 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/dcqr.2019.8.1.31
Published: 01 March 2019
... new acid-washed jeans, having picked up the fashion trends quickly despite my fresh-off-the-boat (FOB) 2 status. I imagine Nav will be my hero, and fight for me too, if my parents forbid me to meet him. Like Patrick Swayze in Dirty Dancing , he will tell them, “Nobody puts Baby in a corner.” Then...
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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research. 2019; 8180–87 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/dcqr.2019.8.1.80
Published: 01 March 2019
... in a fashion that is both personal and performative much like Devika Chawla, “The Migration of a Smile,” Departures in Critical Qualitative Research 6, no. 2 (2017): 4–15. 2. Eric Lawrence, “I-75: Mixed Feelings on the $1B Project,” Detroit Free Press , 25 February 2016, https...
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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research. 2019; 8142–49 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/dcqr.2019.8.1.42
Published: 01 March 2019
... imaginary landscape.” Kalyani Ray Chowdhury smiled a toothless smile and rounded all the vowels in my name in typical Bengali fashion that made it sound something like Ochol , and yet through the course of the afternoon, she never once failed to enchant me. Titta was what her grandchildren called her...
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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
... to the violin case, I was sporting a candy-striped blazer in an awful, nausea-inducing combination of navy and fluorescent green and yellow, and my hair was kept in my own distinct fashion at the time, a shock of ginger waves that shot up off my skull a la David Lynch—what I called my “red afro.” It...
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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research. 2018; 747–17 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/dcqr.2018.7.4.7
Published: 01 December 2018
... away and become less important. The “not doing” something doesn't matter: the stopping bit, the resisting. What rises up and takes over is what you want to say, what you have to say, and the fashioning of those thoughts, the impulse to stretch out in strides because of how things are connecting. A...
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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research. 2018; 7353–59 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/dcqr.2018.7.3.53
Published: 01 September 2018
... to my legs. My hair is short, as it has been for some time. Minimal make-up covers the dark circles under my eyes. My black ballet slippers keep my feet light for the mid-air dance. My hair is long, as it has been for four years. Full make-up and fashionable sunglasses protect my face. I am...
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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research. 2018; 7360–87 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/dcqr.2018.7.3.60
Published: 01 September 2018
... transcription aims to highlight power in utterances and storytelling, which works with a critical organizational communication perspective, which seeks to understand power. Through my conversations with pilots, I found that power usually operates in a hegemonic fashion, inserting itself into pilots' ongoing...
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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
... model—doesn't appear equipped (or willing) to address moral or ethical value judgments. Questions of existential importance—questions of basic humanity—should not be left to the same model of competition and exchange as smartphones, fashion trends, and luxury cars. We ought to know better than this...
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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research. 2018; 7153–67 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/dcqr.2018.7.1.53
Published: 01 March 2018
..., there is no symbolic difference between a more traditional ceremony and the ones Rabbi Menachem conducts. According to rabbinic law, once the ritual is fulfilled, even in a very rudimentary fashion, the participant is considered a contributing member of the Jewish community. What a person gains by going...
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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research. 2018; 7168–100 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/dcqr.2018.7.1.68
Published: 01 March 2018
...,” 87 as Della Pollock states, through performative curation. Performative curation moves beyond archiving, beyond specific place and time, into a polyvocal space where multiple interpretations, meanings, and confusions might coexist dialogically, and where visitors fashion their own journeys. While...
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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research. 2017; 631–10 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/dcqr.2017.6.3.1
Published: 01 September 2017
...” respectively, Gumbs and Moore draw upon Black feminist literary traditions to highlight and imagine Black utopic spaces in both a fictional world and in our own present world. Engulfed in world-making, both Gumbs and Moore offer us landscapes of Black girl genius and praxes for Black girlhood fashioned in...
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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research. 2017; 6350–64 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/dcqr.2017.6.3.50
Published: 01 September 2017
... stopping us”: The power, strength, and solidarity that come through the lyrics speak to the creation of the kind of hip-hop that motivated Piper to launch the organization. Recalling her 2009 return to Detroit after a successful career as a fashion photographer in New York, she remarked, For more...
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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research. 2017; 63116–132 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/dcqr.2017.6.3.116
Published: 01 September 2017
... complicated fashion. As a reflection of her upbringing, Wallace gives insight to her queer family structure: in addition to being raised primarily by women, the women in her family were not married nor did they desire to be. Anchoring her personal narrative in feminist and queer theory, Wallace adds to the...
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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research. 2017; 6292–97 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/dcqr.2017.6.2.92
Published: 01 June 2017
..., negotiates power and collaboration in the devising of texts the community will fashion into a collective enactment of inquiry into the notion of history. The group crafts an order, constructs a flow, develops themes to elaborate and phrases—such as “my history”—to function as analytical motifs that unify the...