ERIC Number: ED419127
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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Knowledge, Difference, and Power: Essays Inspired by "Women's Ways of Knowing."
Goldberger, Nancy Rule, Ed.; Tarule, Jill Mattuck, Ed.; Clinchy, Blythe McVicker, Ed.; Belenky, Mary Field, Ed.
This book contains 14 essays exploring how the theory of women's psychology, development, and ways of knowing has developed during the past decade. The following essays are included: "The Beginning of the Story: Collaboration and Separation" (Nancy Rule Goldberger); "Looking Backward, Looking Forward" (Nancy Rule Goldberger); "Reconfiguring Teaching and Knowing in the College Classroom" (Ann Stanton); "Women's 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, Lyn Mikel Brown); "Connected Knowing in Constructive Psychotherapy" (Michael J. Mahoney); "Women's Ways of Knowing in Women's Studies, Feminist Pedagogies, and Feminist Theory" (Frances A Maher, Mary Kay Tetreault); "Unknown Women and Unknowing Research: Consequences of Color and Class in Feminist Psychology" (Vanessa M. Bing, Pamela Trotman Reid); "Connected and Separate Knowing: Toward a Marriage of Two Minds" (Blythe McVicker Clinchy); "Reason's '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 Asymmetrical Intersubjectivity of Communicative Action" (Patrocinio P. Schweickart); "Cultural Imperatives and Diversity in Ways of Knowing" (Nancy Rule Goldberger); "Strategic Suspensions: Feminists of Color Theorize the Production of Knowledge" (Aida Hurtado); "Public Homeplaces: Nurturing the Development of People, Families, and Communities" (Mary Field Belenky); and "Gendered Ways of Knowing and the 'Epistemological Crisis' of the West" (Sandra Harding). Most essays include substantial bibliographies. (MN)
Descriptors: Adolescent Development, Adult Learning, Blacks, Cognitive Style, College Students, Cultural Influences, Epistemology, Essays, Feminism, Higher Education, Individual Development, Learning Processes, Learning Theories, Legal Education (Professions), Psychological Characteristics, Psychotherapy, Self Actualization, Sex Differences, Socioeconomic Influences, Womens Education
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