Pragmatic Apparatus – There is a Chance: Songwriting for Hope as Critical Qualitative Research

Cited by Lee Sonogan

The Discursive Properties of “Hope”: A Qualitative Analysis of Cancer  Patients' Speech | Semantic Scholar

Abstract by David Carless

How to sustain hope amidst loss during repressive times? It may not be enough to voice the words “there is a chance”. But can the act of writing a song, of singing that song, of making a noise, constitute a commitment towards ensuring that there is a chance?

Publication: International Review of Qualitative Research (Peer-Reviewed Journal)

Pub Date: Dec 10, 2020 Doi:

Keywords: critical arts-based research, hope, loss, performance autoethnography, songwriting (More sections in this research article)

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