Under the Sign of Hope: Feminist Methodology and Narrative Interpretation / Edition 1

Under the Sign of Hope: Feminist Methodology and Narrative Interpretation / Edition 1

by Leslie Rebecca Bloom
     
 

Examines the practices of life history, ethnographic fieldwork, and interpretation of women's narratives, ultimately asserting the importance of self-reflexivity for feminist methodology.

Under the Sign of Hope examines the practices of life history, ethnographic fieldwork, and interpretation of women’s narratives, ultimately asserting the importance of

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Examines the practices of life history, ethnographic fieldwork, and interpretation of women's narratives, ultimately asserting the importance of self-reflexivity for feminist methodology.

Under the Sign of Hope examines the practices of life history, ethnographic fieldwork, and interpretation of women’s narratives, ultimately asserting the importance of self-reflexivity for feminist methodology. Bloom takes the stance that what is critical to research is an ability to analyze the complexities of researcher-participant relationships and the limitations of narrative interpretation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780791439180
Publisher:
State University of New York Press
Publication date:
09/01/1998
Series:
SUNY Series, Identities in the Classroom
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.48(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword by Deborah P. Britzman

Acknowledgments

1. Introduction

Part One: Feminist Methodology

2. Two Feminists in Search of an Interview Practice

3. "Locked in Uneasy Sisterhood"

Part Two: Narrative Interpretation

4. Nonunitary Subjectivity and Self-Representation

5. Nonunitary Subjectivity and Gender

6. Conclusion: The Signs of Hope

Notes

Bibliography

Index

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