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Qualitative Inquiry and Social Justice


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Books in this series address the role of critical qualitative research in an era that cries out for emancipatory visions that move people to struggle and resist oppression. Rooted in an ethical framework that is based on human rights and social justice, the series publishes exemplary studies that advance this transformative paradigm.

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Reading Autoethnography: Reflections on Justice and Love

Reading Autoethnography: Reflections on Justice and Love

1st Edition

Forthcoming

James M. Salvo
November 13, 2019

Reading Autoethnography situates autoethnographic insights within the context of two fundamental concerns of critical qualitative inquiry: justice and love. Through philosophical engagement, it gives close readings of written passages taken from leading autoethnographers and frames the...

Globalized Nostalgia: Tourism, Heritage, and the Politics of Place

Globalized Nostalgia: Tourism, Heritage, and the Politics of Place

1st Edition

Christina M. Ceisel
June 26, 2018

In Globalized Nostalgia, Christina Ceisel shows how national identity is being remade for the global marketplace. Through media, cultural events, foodways, and personal narratives, we see how notions of the past are mobilized towards varied political, economic, and cultural ends. In Galicia, Spain...

Betweener Autoethnographies: A Path Towards Social Justice

Betweener Autoethnographies: A Path Towards Social Justice

1st Edition

Marcelo Diversi, Claudio Moreira
April 24, 2018

How do we persuade people that we all have common experiences and hopes? That we are ever more dependent on each other in times of globalization via technology, commerce, climate change, and overpopulation? How do we move from an "Us and Them" mentality to simply "Us"? In this book, a follow-up to...

Ethnotheatre: Research from Page to Stage

Ethnotheatre: Research from Page to Stage

1st Edition

Johnny Saldaña
November 14, 2016

Ethnotheatre transforms research about human experiences into a dramatic presentation for an audience. Johnny Saldaña, one of the best-known practitioners of this research tradition, outlines the key principles and practices of ethnotheatre in this clear, concise volume. He covers the preparation...

Autoethnography and the Other: Unsettling Power through Utopian Performatives

Autoethnography and the Other: Unsettling Power through Utopian Performatives

1st Edition

Tami Spry
March 24, 2016

Challenging the critique of autoethnography as overly focused on the self, Tami Spry calls for a performative autoethnography that both unsettles the "I" and represents the Other with equal commitment. Expanding on her popular book Body, Paper, Stage, Spry uses a variety of examples, literary forms...

Pedagogy of Solidarity

Pedagogy of Solidarity

1st Edition

Paulo Freire, Ana Maria Araújo Freire, Walter de Oliveira
March 31, 2014

Famous Brazilian educational and social theorist Paulo Freire presents his ideas on the importance of community solidarity in moving toward social justice in schools and society. In a set of talks and interviews shortly before his death, Freire addresses issues not often highlighted in his work,...

Body, Paper, Stage: Writing and Performing Autoethnography

Body, Paper, Stage: Writing and Performing Autoethnography

1st Edition

Tami Spry
April 30, 2011

Tami Spry provides a methodological introduction to the budding field of performative autoethnography. She intertwines three necessary elements comprising the process. First one must understand the body – navigating concepts of self, culture, language, class, race, gender, and physicality. The...

Betweener Talk: Decolonizing Knowledge Production, Pedagogy, and Praxis

Betweener Talk: Decolonizing Knowledge Production, Pedagogy, and Praxis

1st Edition

Marcelo Diversi, Claudio Moreira
September 15, 2009

In this literary, co-constructed narrative, two Brazilian scholars explore the spaces “in-between”—between their own biographies, one raised privileged, the other poor; between the experience of being raised in Brazil and finding acceptance in United States universities; between their lives in the...

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