Working Out: New Directions for Women's Studies

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Hilary Hinds, Ann Phoenix, Jackie Stacey, Senior Lecturer Department of Sociology Jackie Stacey
Psychology Press, 1992 - Education - 208 pages
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Addresses issues of concern in the area of women's studies, aiming to offer fresh perspectives on sexuality, paid work, the development process, equal opportunities legislation, lesbian history and women's writing. The book is also concerned with the politics and practice of women's studies.
 

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Contents

Feminist Politics after Thatcher
7
Whiteness The Relevance of Politically Colouring the Non
23
Men in Womens Studies Classrooms
30
Commonalities and Differences
43
Difference Power and Knowledge Black Women in Academia
45
Disabled Women and the Feminist Agenda
55
Desire and the Politics of Representation Issues for Lesbians and Heterosexual Women
68
Difference at Work Perceptions of Work from a NonHeterosexual Perspective
80
Womens Studies in Central and Eastern Europe
118
Does Equal Opportunity Legislation and Practice Serve the Womens Movement? A Case Study from Australian Higher Education
128
Theories and Methods
141
Defending the Indefensible? Quantitative Methods and Feminist Research
143
Epistemological Issues in Researching Lesbian History The Case of Romantic Friendship
155
Gender and the Labour Market Old Theory for New?
167
Dialogic Theory and Womens Writing
178
Notes on Contributors
188

International Feminisms
93
Feminist Perspectives in Development A Critical Review
95
Womens Rights and Human Rights in Muslim Countries A Case Study
107

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