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Writing as intimate friends …: how does writing profeminist research become methodologically challenging?
Linköping University, The Tema Institute, The Department of Gender Studies. Linköping University, Faculty of Arts and Sciences.
2012 (English)In: Emergent writing methodologies in feminist studies / [ed] Mona Livholts, New York: Routledge, 2012, 184-198 p.Chapter in book (Other academic)
Abstract [en]

Contemporary challenges for seeking new knowledge in feminist studies are intimately intertwined with methodological renewal that promotes justice and equality in changing global contexts. Written by some of the leading scholars in their fields, this edited collection focuses on the emergence of writing methodologies in feminist studies and their implications for the study of power and change.

The book explores some of the central politics, ideas, and dimensions of power that shape and condition knowledge, at the same time as it elaborates critical, embodied, reflective and situated writing practices. By bringing together a variety of multi/transdisciplinary contributions in a single collection, the anthology offers a timely and intellectually stimulating contribution that deals with how new forms of writing research can contribute to promote fruitful analysis of inequality and power relations related to gender, racialisation, ethnicity, class and heteronormativity and their intersections. It also includes the complex relationship between author, text and audiences.

The intended audience is postgraduates, researchers and academics within feminist and intersectionality studies across disciplines in the humanities and social sciences. The book is excellent as literature in feminist studies courses and helpful guidance for teaching writing sessions and workshops.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
New York: Routledge, 2012. 184-198 p.
Keyword [en]
gender, writing, profeminism, methodology
National Category
Gender Studies
URN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-81169ISBN: 0415897440ISBN: 9780415897440OAI: diva2:550916
Available from: 2012-09-09 Created: 2012-09-09 Last updated: 2015-04-15Bibliographically approved

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