Becoming a Conscientious Objector: What Would My Dad Think?

Mark Price

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The United Kingdom’s decision to leave the European Union, ‘Brexit’, continues to create ripples of concern and seeming political paralysis. Connecting emotionally to the process of ‘conscientious objection’ of previous generations provides inspiration for accepting embarrassment, taking a personal stance, and a making a renewed commitment to trusting our future to young people, including a continued commitment to the role of fostering criticality within academia.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)70-76
Number of pages7
JournalInternational Review of Qualitative Inquiry
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 23 Apr 2019

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  • conscientious objector
  • Brexit
  • autoethnograph


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