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ERIC Number: EJ845473
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Pages: 29
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 104
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1534-4843
Critiquing Human Resource Development's Dominant Masculine Rationality and Evaluating Its Impact
Bierema, Laura L.
Human Resource Development Review, v8 n1 p68-96 2009
The purpose of this article is to critique human resource development's (HRD) dominant philosophy, practices, and research; illustrate how they negatively affect women HRD practitioners and recipients; and recommend alternative conceptualizations of the field. This article is grounded in a critical feminist theoretical framework, draws on critical theory and critical management studies, and is inspired by the author's ongoing disenchantment HRD's overreliance on "performative" ideas and practices. (Contains 1 table.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Audience: N/A
Language: English
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