Feminisms in Geography: Rethinking Space, Place, and Knowledges

Feminisms in Geography: Rethinking Space, Place, and Knowledges

By: Karen Falconer Al-Hindi (editor), Pamela Moss (editor)Paperback

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In this innovative reader, Pamela Moss and Karen Falconer Al-Hindi present a unique, reflective approach to what feminist geography is and who feminist geographers are. Their carefully crafted textbook invigorates feminist debates about space, place, and knowledges with a fine balance among teaching chapters, reprints, and original essays. Offering an anthology that actually questions the very purpose of an anthology, the editors create and then negotiate a tension between reinforcing and destabilizing scholarly authority. Students and scholars will find both the approach and the discussion essential for a full and nuanced understanding of feminist geography.

About Author

Pamela Moss is professor and associate dean in the faculty of human and social development at the University of Victoria. Karen Falconer Al-Hindi is associate professor of geography and women's studies and director of women's studies at the University of Nebraska at Omaha.


An Introduction: Feminisms, Geographies, Knowledges Part I: Women, Geography, and Feminist Interventions Introduction to Part I: Shaping Feminist Geographies Chapter 1: On Not Excluding Half of the Human in Human Geography Chapter 2: Reflections on Poststructuralism and Feminist Empirics, Theory, and Practice Chapter 3: "On Not Excluding..." Redux Chapter 4: Complexity and Connection Chapter 5: Balancing the Margin and the Mainstream Chapter 6: Coming Home to Geography: A Personal and Intellectual Journey across the Disciplinary Divides Part II: Against Hegemony within Feminist Geography Introduction to Part II: Challenging Feminist Geographies Chapter 7: Feministische Geographien: Ein Streifzug in die Zukunft [Feminist Geographies: An Excursion into the Future] Chapter 8: Qaid-dar-qaid: Chahardeevariyon Se Mansiktaon Tak Chhidi Jung [Prisons within Prisons: Battles Stretching from the Courtyards to the Minds] Chapter 9: Languages of Collaboration Chapter 10: Still Gender Trouble in German-Speaking Feminist Geography Chapter 11: Power and Privilege: (Re)Making Feminist Geographies Part III: Spaces for Feminist Praxis Introduction to Part III: Generating Feminisms in Geographies Chapter 12: Racism out of Place: Thoughts on Whiteness and an Antiracist Geography in the New Millennium Chapter 13: Racism in Place: Another Look at Shock, Horror, and Racialization Chapter 14: "They Think You're As Stupid As Your English Is": Constructing Foreign Domestic Workers in Toronto Chapter 15: Caregivers, the Local-Global, and the Geographies of Responsibility Chapter 16: Space for Feminism in Greek Academe? Chapter 17: Feminist Pedagogy: Diversity and Praxis in a University Context Chapter 18: Feminist Theorizing as Practice Chapter 19: Practical Feminism in an Institutional Context Chapter 20: Reflections on a Feminist Collaboration: Goals, Methods, and Outcomes A Conclusion: Shared Mobility: Toward Rhizomatic Feminist Geographies

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  • ISBN13: 9780742538290
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 286
  • ID: 9780742538290
  • weight: 435
  • ISBN10: 074253829X

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