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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research. 2012; 12169–180 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/qcr.2012.1.2.169
Published: 01 June 2012
... think that these things don t go together joy and autoethnography. There certainly aren t many joyful autoethnographies. But I wonder. Part of me suspects that everything in our lives is intertwined, whether we know it or not. So the question arises: Where/how/why/do you find connections between joy and...
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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research. 2012; 12157–162 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/qcr.2012.1.2.157
Published: 01 June 2012
... of overcom- ing. I explore my experience as coming out as an atheist to my parents and reclaim what might be a difficult moment as a joyful one. I come to realize that joy and pain are not necessarily dichotomous. Art Bochner takes this project head on and shakes it up. He prob- lematizes the call to...
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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research. 2012; 12163–167 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/qcr.2012.1.2.163
Published: 01 June 2012
... autoethnographic tale in order to provide a feel for the joy of human connections. Keywords: human connection, joy, autoethnography, poetic inquiry Joyful moments come with the presence of others, with faces turned to other faces, with connections that allow individual isolation ref- uge in the welcoming of...
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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research. 2012; 12195–208 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/qcr.2012.1.2.195
Published: 01 June 2012
... from the religious closet offers an opportunity to refl ect on what a complicated (and autoethnographic) version of joy might look like. © 2012 Left Coast Press, Inc. All rights reserved. 2012 autoethnography joy religion atheism closet 195 Joyful Moments of Sorrow Autoethnography and...
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Joyce&#x27;s mosaic tile benches. Photograph by Roe Borunda (Roetography).   <b>Joy</b>...
Published: 01 March 2015
Joyce's mosaic tile benches. Photograph by Roe Borunda (Roetography). Joyce's mosaic tile benches. Photograph by Roe Borunda (Roetography). Joyce's mosaic tile benches. Photograph by Roe Borunda (Roetography). Joyce's mosaic tile benches. Photograph by Roe Borunda (Roetography). More
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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research. 2012; 12181–194 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/qcr.2012.1.2.181
Published: 01 June 2012
...Tony E. Adams In this essay, I illustrate how autoethnography can make more meaningful, socially-relevant communication research possible. I also describe six interrelated joys of autoethnography, specifi cally the joys of (a) writing through pain, confusion, anger, and uncertainty; (b...
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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. 2018; 7353–59 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/dcqr.2018.7.3.53
Published: 01 September 2018
...–back arcing rhythms of lived experience. The pas de deux of the intertwined stanzas seeks to embody on the page an iterative conversation between memory and materiality, time and form, sorrow and joy, connections missed… and connections made. © 2018 by the Regents of the University of California. All...
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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research. 2014; 33218–238 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/dcqr.2014.3.3.218
Published: 01 September 2014
...Joy Whitton The premise of this essay is that creative strategies are not the sole province of the creative arts. Paul Ricoeur’s theory of imagination is combined with constructivist learning theorists and used as a lens with which to interpret manifestations of imaginative learning and thinking...
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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research. 2020; 9120–24 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/dcqr.2020.9.1.20
Published: 01 March 2020
... argued that cruelty is the joy with which whiteness asserts itself and that “joyful assertion of whiteness, as an affective attachment and orientation, is a necessary condition under which an act of symbolic or physical violence can be deemed as cruel.” 1 To understand whiteness as an affective...
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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research. 2012; 12231–252 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/qcr.2012.1.2.231
Published: 01 June 2012
...) awkward and painful, Ben frames his coming out as an intensely joyful moment of moving on. He calls this bittersweet sensation grown up joy (p. 206). I think back to Father s Day. I had all my toenails. I felt conflicted because Ruth and Dora had decided not to see their bio-dad, and anxious, because...
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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
... subjects as an entanglement of matter and meaning.” Things, as the cliché goes, are not always what they seem. They are always more. Our next essay—Joy Cox, Bernadette M. Gailliar, and Shardé M. Davis's “Transformation or Assimilation?”—takes us into a critical ethnography of pro- and anti-fat...
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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research. 2019; 8364–68 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/dcqr.2019.8.3.64
Published: 01 September 2019
... possibilities of always becoming. And so, with Haraway, it is about “staying with the trouble” and not denying the partialities and the ignorance of the simply human. As she argues, it is not possible to stay with the trouble without the practices of joy; these are essential. ...
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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
.... As the disease progressed, it was no longer joy in the mastery of words, but trying to hold on to those that remained. Early on in her diagnosis, back in the summer of 2011, she was still in her quiet way a part of the outside world. I remember visiting for a week. My father had called ahead to...
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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research. 2019; 811–8 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/dcqr.2019.8.1.1
Published: 01 March 2019
... Illinois. I listen at kitchen counters as farmers’ wives discuss the price of seed and the bittersweet joys of family farms. Another year finds me following a day in the life of undocumented Thai restaurant workers in a midwestern city. Last summer, I am among folks who live off the grid and build their...
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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
..., I burst with joy but remind myself that I will not kiss him. Not until we are engaged at least. I stop to go to the bathroom and tell Nav (yes, he is now Nav to me; we are getting closer, after all) that I will meet him in the cafeteria. The back of my neon green sweater is a bit moist from my...
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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research. 2018; 74196–199 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/dcqr.2018.7.4.196
Published: 01 December 2018
... who attended were energized. I believe they were episodically filled. And yet the struggle continues. My fear is always that these events bring us momentary pleasure or joy, but then after the lights go down and everyone goes home, those who are debilitated are left in the same place they were prior...
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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research. 2018; 7418–24 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/dcqr.2018.7.4.18
Published: 01 December 2018
... risk, the freedom, the joy, the exploration, the speed, and the slower moments when we stopped for a while; me skimming stones in the river while Santos attempted to stamp on the flies that had made their home in his tail. We were fugitives, together in homelessness. 22 I walk down the steps...
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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research. 2018; 7461–67 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/dcqr.2018.7.4.61
Published: 01 December 2018
... Sunday drives just for the hell of it, like watching an old movie again and again. The pleasure in the anticipation of the familiar, the joy of the forgotten moment revealed. Am I too nostalgic? As a child I envied my Australian friends. Their parents would point out the familiar landmarks—that's...
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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research. 2018; 7430–48 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/dcqr.2018.7.4.30
Published: 01 December 2018
... the twelve boys and their coach eventually emerged from the cave alive, through the kindness of strangers who had risked their lives to save them, there was a global outpouring of tears and of joy. A Thai Navy SEAL died in the early part of the rescue operation. No one thought it would be possible to...