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Working Out : New Directions For Women's Studies - Hilary Hinds

Working Out

New Directions For Women's Studies

By: Hilary Hinds (Editor), Ann Phoenix (Editor), Jackie Stacey (Editor)

Paperback Published: 16th June 1992
ISBN: 9780750700443
Number Of Pages: 208

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Addresses issues of concern in the area of women's studies, aiming to offer fresh perspectives on sexuality, paid work, the development process, equal opportunities legislation, lesbian history and women's writing. The book is also concerned with the politics and practice of women's studies.

Introduction: Working Out: New Directions for Women's Studiesp. 1
The Politics and Practice of Women's Studiesp. 11
Feminist Politics after Thatcherp. 13
Pedagogical Praxis and Problems: Reflections on Teaching about Gender Relationsp. 18
Whiteness--The Relevance of Politically Colouring the 'Non'p. 29
Men in Women's Studies Classroomsp. 36
Commonalities and Differencesp. 49
Difference, Power and Knowledge: Black Women in Academiap. 51
Disabled Women and the Feminist Agendap. 61
Desire and the Politics of Representation: Issues for Lesbians and Heterosexual Womenp. 74
Difference at Work: Perceptions of Work from a Non-Heterosexual Perspectivep. 86
International Feminismsp. 99
Feminist Perspectives in Development: A Critical Reviewp. 101
Women's Rights and Human Rights in Muslimp. 113
Women's Studies in Central and Eastern Europep. 124
Does Equal Opportunity Legislation and Practice Serve the Women's Movement? A Case Study from Australian Higher Educationp. 134
Theories and Methodsp. 147
Defending the Indefensible? Quantitative Methods and Feminist Researchp. 149
Epistemological Issues in Researching Lesbian History: The Case of 'Romantic Friendship'p. 161
Gender and the Labour Market: Old Theory for New?p. 173
Dialogic Theory and Women's Writingp. 184
Notes on Contributorsp. 194
Indexp. 198
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ISBN: 9780750700443
ISBN-10: 0750700440
Series: Gender and Society : Feminist Perspectives on the Past and Present
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 208
Published: 16th June 1992
Publisher: FALMER PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.88  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.3
Edition Number: 1

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