Everyday knowledge and uncommon truths: women of the academy

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Everyday Knowledge and Uncommon Truths: Women of the Academy is a thirteen chapter volume which draws on the life experience and varied backgrounds of academic women from the United States, Australia, New Zealand, and Canada. The book addresses a variety of issues pertaining to women’s home lives, education, teaching, research, writing, and activism. To provide diverse perspectives on women’s experiences of being and knowing in and outside the academy, contributors draw on a range of critical approaches derived from feminism, poststructuralism, postmodernism, critical education theory, discourse theory and analysis, narrative inquiry and life histories.

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Feminism in New Times Carmen Luke
Unsettling AcademicFeminist Identity Jennifer Gore
Life History as a Strategy of Resistance to Being

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Christian is Oshkosh Foundation Professor of Curriculum and Instruction in the College of Education and Human Services at the University of Wisconsin.

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