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Feminism and Methodology : Social Science Issues - Sandra Harding

Feminism and Methodology

Social Science Issues

By: Sandra Harding (Editor)

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Published: 22nd January 1988
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"In this collection, Sandra Harding offers a broad spectrum of feminist research... an incisive introduction... With this collection, Harding offers an outline of possibilities to students and practicing social scientists whose questions lie outside the dominant traditions of inquiry... " -- Harvard Educational Review

"The quality of the essays, plus that of the introduction and collection, commend this book to both the reader who would explore these issues and she/he who would know more." -- Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease

In this collection, Sandra Harding interrogates some of the classic essays from the last fifteen years of feminist social science literature in order to explore the basic and troubling questions about science and social experience, gender, and politics which they raise. A valuable introduction to crucial methodological and epistemological issues.

"In this collection, Sandra Harding offers a broad spectrum of feminist research ... an incisive introduction ... With this collection, Harding offers an outline of possibilities to students and practicing social scientists whose questions lie outside the dominant traditions of inquiry ... " - Harvard Educational Review "The quality of the essays, plus that of the introduction and collection, commend this book to both the reader who would explore these issues and she/he who would know more." - Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease

Preface Acknowledgments I. Introduction: Is There a Feminst Method? Sandra Harding II. The Social Relation of the Sexes: Methodological Implications of WomenOs History Joan Kelly-Gadol III. Introduction to Another Voice: Feminist Perspectives on Social Life and Social Science Marcia Millman and Rosabeth Moss Kanter IV. Bias in Psychology Carolyn Wood Sherif V. WomanOs Place in ManOs Life Cycle Carol Gilligan VI. Introduction TomorrowOs Tomorrow: The Black Woman Joyce A. Ladner VII. WomenOs Perspective as a Radical Critique of Sociology Dorothy E. Smith VIII. The Dialectics of Black Womanhood Bonnie Thornton Dill IX. The Family as the Locus of Gender, Class, and Political Struggle: The Example of Housework Heidi I. Hartmann X. Feminism, Marxism, Method, and the State: Toward Feminist Jurisprudence Catherine A. MacKinnon XI. The Feminist Standpoint: Developing the Ground for a Specifically Feminist Historical Materialsim Nancy C.M. Hartsock XII. Conclusion: Epistemological Questions Sandra Harding Index of Names

ISBN: 9780253204448
ISBN-10: 0253204445
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 208
Published: 22nd January 1988
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.44 x 15.62  x 1.7
Weight (kg): 0.36