Spin and surrender: Letting go as a mode of resistance

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Abstract / Description of output

During spin class, the author of this paper thinks into her resistance to letting go of her marriage. She finds herself thinking about a politics of surrender that is not necessarily the opposite of resistance but rather a necessary precondition to a particular quality of resistance that has the potential to lead to a more expansive and inclusive activism. As she looks around the class, and falls into rhythm with those around her, she realized that this inclusive activism could lead perhaps to a more intimate solidarity
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-5
Number of pages5
JournalInternational Review of Qualitative Research
Early online date13 Jan 2023
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 13 Jan 2023

Keywords / Materials (for Non-textual outputs)

  • activism
  • surrender
  • resistance


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