Education History Sociology

The Knowledge Explosion: Generations of Feminist Scholarship

The Knowledge Explosion: Generations of Feminist Scholarship Dale Spender and Cheris Kramarae Teachers College Press 1992 The Knowledge Explosion documents the problems and possibilities for women’s studies, and exposes the resistance to women’s initiatives, authority and autonomy. Contributors offer insights into debates surrounding the nature of knowledge, the multiple realities of female experience, dominance and…

Indigenous Sociology

I Am Woman: A Native Perspective on Sociology and Feminism

I Am Woman: A Native Perspectiveon Sociology and Feminism Lee Maracle Write-On Press Publishers 1988 Lee Maracle’s visionary book I Am Woman links teaching of her First Nations heritage with feminism. In her own words: I Am Woman represents my personal struggle with womanhood, culture, traditional spiritual beliefs and political sovereignty, written during a time…

Research Sociology

Claiming Reality: Phenomenology and Women’s Experience

Claiming Reality: Phenomenologyand Women’s Experience Louise Levesque-Lopman Rowman & Littlefield 1988 Claiming Reality is a major contribution to current research aimed at bringing gender-based equality to the social sciences. Drawing on the phenomenological sociology of Alfred Schutz, the author develops a penetrating critique in which she describes the origins and development of male supremacy in…

Philosophy Research Sociology Theory

Breaking Out Again: Feminist Ontology and Epistemology

Breaking Out Again: Feminist Ontologyand Epistemology Liz Stanley, Sue Wise Routledge Londonand New York 1983 From the introduction: Breaking Out explores feminist research and feminist consciousness, specifically around the topic of methodology and its relationship to the production of feminist knowledge about the world. In the late 1970s the term ‘methodology’ was used rather differently…