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Autoethnography as Feminist Self-Interview
This is a translation into Ukrainian of the chapter “Autoethnography as Feminist Self-Interview” by Sara Crawley from "The SAGE Handbook of Interview Research: The Complexity of the Craft" (SAGE, 2012). To read the Ukrainian version, please click on the language switch button above. In the paper, Sara Crawley justifies the autoethnography method from the position of feminist standpoint theory. The author's goal is to outline an epistemological basis for autoethnography as they has understood and practiced it—one that honors methodological hybridity, troubles the perceived divide between modernism and postmodernism, and focuses squarely on theorizing social phenomena, rather than curtailing projects according to the rules of received methods. In its best usage, autoethnography can shine a light on the relations of ruling and connect members' voice to theory. How? Read the chapter “Autoethnography as Feminist Self-Interview” by Sara Crawley.
Low Theory (Introduction to "Queer Art of Failure")
This is translation to Ukrainian of the Introduction to "The Queer Art of Failure" by Judith Halberstam (Duke University Press, 2011). To read the Ukrainian version, please click on the language switch button above. In the paper, Judith Halberstam argues that we should historicize the contemporary understanding of success and failure. The healthy critique of static models of success is a crucial condition in looking for alternative ways of social interactions, another than those already prescribed for the liberal and consumer subject. “Failure offers different rewards” – Halberstam claims. What rewards? About spongy relation to life read in the Introduction to “The Queer Art of Failure”.