Knowledge, Difference, and Power: Essays Inspired by Women's Ways of Knowing

Knowledge, Difference, and Power: Essays Inspired by Women's Ways of Knowing

By: Nancy Rule Goldberger (author), Blythe McVicker Clinchy (author), Jill Mattuck Tarule (author), Mary Field Belenky (author)Paperback

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An impressive and innovative follow up to Women's Ways of Knowing, this book shows how the authors' "ways of knowing" theory revolutionized the fields of law, education, psychology, and women's studies, to name but a few. In essence, this dynamic collection poses the ultimate question: Can we come to understand and respect diverse ways of knowing? Features: 15 essays, all written exclusively for this volume the essays are by the original authors of Women's Ways of Knowing and prominent contributors, including Sandra Harding, Aida Hurtado, Sara Ruddick, Michael Mahoney, and Patricinio Schweickart in separate chapters, the authors explore how their thinking has developed and changed since Women's Ways of Knowing argument is expanded beyond gender and knowledge to address the factors of color, class, and culture.

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Mary Field Belenky is a consultant on human development and an associate research professor at the University of Vermont. she lives in Marshfield, Vermont and New York City. Blythe McVicker Clinchy is a professor of psychology at Wellesley College and lives in Boston, Massachusetts and Marshfield, Vermont. Nancy Rule Goldberger is a member of the psychology faculty of The Fielding Institute in Santa Barbara, California, and lives in Housatonic, Massachusetts and New York City. Jill Mattuck Tarule is a professor and the dean of the College of Education and Social Services at the University of Vermont and lives in Essex, Vermont.


The Past Decade: Womens Ways Of Knowing Applied * Reconfiguring Teaching and Knowing in the College Classroom Ann Stanton * Womens Ways of Knowing Law: Feminist Legal Epistemology, Pedagogy, and Jurisprudence Carrie Menkel-Meadow * Embodying Knowledge, Knowing Desire: Authority and Split Subjectivities in Girls Epistemological Development Elizabeth Debold,Deborah Tolman, and Lyn Mikel Brown * Connected Knowing in Constructive Psychotherapy Michael J. Mahoney * Womens Ways of Knowing in Womens Studies, Feminist Pedagogies, and Feminist Frances A. Maher with Mary Kay Tetreault * Unknown Women and Unknowing Research: Consequences of Color and Class in Feminist Psychology Vanessa M. Bing and Pamela Trotman Reid New Directions: Connected And Collaborative Knowing * Connected and Separate Knowing: Toward a Marriage of Two Minds Blythe McVicker Clinchy * Reasons Femininity: A case for Connected Knowing Sara Ruddick * Voices in Dialogue: Collaborative Ways of Knowing Jill Mattuck Tarule * Speech is Silver, Silence Is Gold: The Symmetrical Intersubjectivity of Communicative Action Patrocinio P. Schweickart New Directions: Culture, Power, And Knowing * Cultural Imperatives and Diversity in Ways of Knowing Nancy Rule Goldberger * Strategic Suspensions: Feminists of Color Theorize the Production of Knowledge Ada Hurtado * Public Homeplaces: Nurturing the Development of People, Families, and Communities Mary Field Belenky * Gendered Ways of Knowing and the Epistemological Crisis of the West Sandra Harding

Product Details

  • publication date: 21/03/1998
  • ISBN13: 9780465037339
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 496
  • ID: 9780465037339
  • weight: 679
  • ISBN10: 046503733X

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