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.
|Publisher:||State University of New York Press|
|Series:||SUNY series, Identities in the Classroom Series|
|Edition description:||New Edition|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.48(d)|
Table of Contents
Foreword by Deborah P. Britzman
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