Representing the Other: A Feminism & Psychology Reader

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Overview

This innovative collection addresses a challenging issue in contemporary feminist theory and practice: whether - and how - we should represent members of groups to which we do not ourselves belong. The discussions identify key concerns related to representation and difference.

Contributors draw on personal experiences of speaking 'for' and 'about' Others in their research, professional practice, writing or political activism. Problems of representing Others with ethnic or cultural backgrounds different from one's own are highlighted, and the discussions extend to representations of children, prostitutes, infertile women, 'fat' women, gay men with HIV//AIDS and people with disabilities.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780761952282
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 12/23/1996
  • Pages: 208
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE: ARTICLES Theorizing Representing the Other - Celia Kitzinger and Sue Wilkinson Daring To Presume - Anna Livia PART TWO: SHORT CONTRIBUTIONS The Mother of Invention - Liz Stanley Necessity, Writing and Representation Bearing Witness - Barbara Katz Rothman Representing Women's Experiences of Prenatal Diagnosis Waking from a Dream of Chinese Shadows - Magdalene Ang-Lygate Voices in the Winds of Change - Amanda Kottler Able-Bodied Dilemmas in Teaching Disability Studies - Deborah Marks Infertility - Anne Woollett From 'Inside/Out' to 'Outside/In'
Representing Gay Men with HIV/AIDS - Adrian Coyle The Seduction of Sameness - Tracey L Hurd and Alice Mc Intyre Similarity and Representing the Other White Woman Researcher - Black Women Subjects - Rosalind Edwards Between a Rock and a Hard Place - Diana E H Russell The Politics of White Feminists Conducting Research on Black Women in South Africa Politics and Women's Weight - Joan C Chrisler
'See Whose Face It Wears' - Christine Griffin Differences, Otherness and Power Representing Other Feminists - Diane Richardson
'White Women Can't Speak?' - Diane Bell Putting Pakeha into the Picture - Kate Paulin Analyzing Lesbian/Bisexual Politics in Aotearoa/New Zealand Representation and Difference in Cross-Cultural Research - Marion Martin and Beth Humphries The Impact of Institutional Structures Questions of Legitimacy - Manjit Bola The Fit between Researcher and Researched The Reproduction of Othering - Brown Representing the Prostitute - Sheila Jeffreys The Spec(tac)ular Economy of Difference - Erica Burman Giving Voice - Katie Mac Millan The Participant Takes Issue Across Differences of Age - Marian Titley and Becky Chasey Young Women Speaking of and with Old Women Responsibility and Advocacy - Anita Harris Representing Young Women Beside the Standpoint - Mike Gane
'Some of This Seems to Me Straight Feminist Stuff' - Anna Madill Representing the Other in Discursive Psychotherapy Research Questioning Representing the Other - Jean Carabine Issues of Power and Conflict Resolution in Representing the Other - Gabriele Griffin PART THREE: THE SPOKEN WORD Speaking of Representing the Other - Celia Kitzinger in conversation with Manjit Bola et al

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