Representing the Other: A Feminism & Psychology Reader / Edition 1

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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: 9780761952299
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 12/23/1996
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 206
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.44 (d)

Table of Contents

Theorizing Representing the Other - Celia Kitzinger and Sue Wilkinson
Daring To Presume - Anna Livia
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 McIntyre
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 MacMillan
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
Speaking of Representing the Other - Celia Kitzinger in conversation with Manjit Bola et al
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