Aesthetics and the Practices of Qualitative Inquiry

Norman K. Denzin

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This article proposes that qualitative, interpretive writing be assessed in terms of its ability to advance the promises of radical democractic racial justice embodied in the post-civil rights, Chicana/Chicano and Black Arts Aesthetic movements. A set of interpretive practices connected to an aesthetics of color is presented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)256-265
Number of pages10
JournalQualitative Inquiry
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jun 2000

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Anthropology
  • Social Sciences (miscellaneous)


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