ERIC Number: EJ934426
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Sep
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Disrupting the Ethical Imperatives of "Junior" Critical Qualitative Scholars in the Era of Conservative Modernization
Pasque, Penny A.; Carducci, Rozana; Gildersleeve, Ryan Evely; Kuntz, Aaron M.
Qualitative Inquiry, v17 n7 p571-588 Sep 2011
In this article, we wrestle with the core issue of how early career researchers translate central tenets and core concepts of critical theory and critical methodology into their research practice. By way of creative representation, we draw from bell hooks and Cornel West's (1991) written rendition of their verbal dialogue in "Breaking Bread: Insurgent Black Intellectual Life". Their hope was to offer the book in a dialogic format in such a way that mirrored the synergy in their verbal discussions as friends and intellectual colleagues. In a similar vein, we hope to share with readers the synergy and depth of the narratives that have transpired during our ongoing discussions on the important topic of critical praxis as part of a collaborative research group called the "Disruptive Dialogue Project" (Gildersleeve, Kuntz, Pasque & Carducci, 2010; Kuntz, Pasque, Carducci, & Gildersleeve, 2009).
Descriptors: Critical Theory, Scholarship, Development, Social Change, Interpersonal Communication, Discussion
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