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The Feminist Standpoint Theory Reader

Sandra Harding

The Feminist Standpoint Theory Reader

Intellectual and Political Controversies

by Sandra Harding

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages400
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7497156M
ISBN 100415945003
ISBN 109780415945004

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Feminist standpoint theory, which borrows a lot from Hegel’s theories, postulates that those in marginalized in social or political power relations, will rise to challenge the social order within which they find themselves. The theory bases itself on the idea that women are utterly oppressed.   Leading feminist scholar and one of the founders of Standpoint Theory, Sandra Harding brings together the biggest names in the field--Dorothy Smith, Donna Haraway, Patricia Hill Collins, Nancy Hartsock and Hilary Rose--to not only showcase the most influential essays on the topic but to also highlight subsequent interrogations and developments of these approaches from a wide variety of /5(82).

Hennessey () affirms that standpoint feminist theory, empowers women’s ways of knowing. She argues that: Most significantly, in attending to the complex material forces that structure the relations between social positioning and ways of knowing, feminist standpoint theories have challenged the assumption that simply to be a woman. The result was a new theory, now recognized as Standpoint Theory, which caused heated debate and radically altered the way research is conducted. The Feminist Standpoint Theory Reader is the first anthology to collect the most important essays on the subject as Buy the book: $ new (25% off) $ direct .


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This book is an important review of the feminist standpoint theory by its founders and other scholars. The history, the ontology and epistemology of the standpoint theory are well explained in a number of articles.

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Click Download or Read Online button to get the feminist standpoint theory reader book now. This site is like a library, Use. Feminist Standpoint Theory Feminist standpoint theory is a specific formulation of the broader standpoint theory.

All formulations of standpoint theory contend that a standpoint arises when an individual recognizes and challenges cultural values and power relations that contribute to subordination or oppression of particular Size: KB.

In the mids and early s, several feminist theorists began developing alternatives to the traditional methods of scientific research. The result was a new theory, now recognized as Standpoint Theory, which caused heated debate and radically altered the way research is conducted.

The Feminist Standpoint Theory Reader is the first anthology to collect the most important essays on the. The Feminist Standpoint Theory Reader is the first anthology to collect the most important essays on the subject as well as more recent works that bring the topic up-to-date.

Leading feminist scholar and one of the founders of Standpoint Theory, Sandra Harding, brings together a prestigious list of scholars -- Dorothy Smith, Donna Haraway /5(3).

The feminist standpoint theory reader: intellectual and political controversies / edited by Sandra Harding.

Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN (alk. paper)—ISBN (pbk.: alk. paper) 1. Feminist theory. Harding, Sandra G.

HQF '01—dc21 CONTENTS. The Feminist Standpoint Theory Reader New York and London: Routledge, Donna Haraway, “Situated Knowledges” in Harding Nancy Hartsock, “The Feminist Standpoint: Developing the Ground for a Specifically Feminist Historical Materialism” in Harding, Standpoint theory, a feminist theoretical perspective that argues that knowledge stems from social position.

The perspective denies that traditional science is objective and suggests that research and theory has ignored and marginalized women and feminist ways of thinking. The theory emerged from the Marxist argument that people from an oppressed class have special access to knowledge that is.

Standpoint feminism is a theory that feminist social science should be practiced from the standpoint of women or particular groups of women, as some scholars (e.g.

Patricia Hill Collins and Dorothy Smith) say that they are better equipped to understand some aspects of the world.A feminist or women's standpoint epistemology proposes to make women's experiences the point of departure, in.

The Feminist Standpoint Theory Reader book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Leading feminist scholar and one of the founde /5. The fourth edition of the Feminist Theory Reader continues to challenge readers to rethink the complex meanings of difference outside of contemporary Western feminist contexts.

This new edition contains a new subsection on intersectionality. New readings turn readers’ attention to current debates about violence against women, sex work, care work, transfeminisms, and postfeminism.

Get this from a library. The feminist standpoint theory reader: intellectual and political controversies. [Sandra G Harding;] -- In the mids and early s, several feminist theorists began developing alternatives to the traditional methods of scientific research. The.

Standpoint theory is a theory found in some academic disciplines which is used for analyzing inter-subjective body of work proposes that authority is rooted in individuals' knowledge (their perspectives), and the power that such authority exerts. Standpoint theory's most important concept is that an individual's own perspectives are shaped by his or her social and political.

Book Description. Leading feminist scholar and one of the founders of Standpoint Theory, Sandra Harding brings together the biggest names in the field--Dorothy Smith, Donna Haraway, Patricia Hill Collins, Nancy Hartsock and Hilary Rose--to not only showcase the most influential essays on the topic but to also highlight subsequent interrogations and developments of these approaches from a wide.

The Feminist Standpoint Theory was initially developed when feminism was a small, but growing movement within industrialized civilizations. Women had been given many rights by the time this theory had been developed, including the right to vote, but the.

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Truth and Method: Feminist Standpoint Theory Revisited Susan Hekman I NTHE PUBLICATION of Nancy Hartsock's Money, Sex, and Power changed the landscape of feminist theory. The scope of the book alone ensures it a prominent place in feminist thought.

It includes a comprehensive critique of positivism, an indictment of. This book is an important review of the feminist standpoint theory by its founders and other scholars.

The history, the ontology and epistemology of the standpoint theory are well explained in a number of articles. One should read this book in order to understand the standpoint theory and especially its epistemology/5(3).

Feminist standpoint theory is a specific formulation of the broader standpoint theory. All formulations of standpoint theory contend that a standpoint arises when an individual recognizes and challenges cultural values and power relations that contribute to subordination or.

The Feminist Standpoint Theory Reader Book Summary: In the mid s and 80s, several feminist theorists began to develop alternatives to the prevailing theories and methods that had dominated academia. This collection brings together the most important scholars who have written in this area, collecting their influential essays.

[ The Feminist Standpoint Theory Reader: Intellectual and Political Controversies[ THE FEMINIST STANDPOINT THEORY READER: INTELLECTUAL AND POLITICAL CONTROVERSIES ] By Harding, Sandra (Author)Oct Paperback By Harding, Sandra (Author) Paperback ] [Harding, Sandra] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers/5(3).The third edition of the Feminist Theory Reader anthologizes the important classical and contemporary works of feminist theory within a multiracial transnational framework.

This edition includes 16 new essays; the editors have organized the readings into four sections, which challenge the prevailing representation of feminist movements as waves.Feminist social theory, like any theoretical tradition, is best seen as a continuing conversation of many voices and viewpoints.

How Feminist Theory Matters Today Some commentators believe that the women’s movements of the twentieth century were so successful in combating gender inequality that we have entered a “postfeminist” era.