Knowledge, Difference, and Power
Essays Inspired by Women's Ways of Knowing
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Knowledge, Difference, and Power by Mary Field Belenky
Book DescriptionAn impressive and innovative follow up to Women's Ways of Knowing, this book shows how the authors' "ways of knowing" theory revolutionized the fields of law, education, psychology, and women's studies, to name but a few. In essence, this dynamic collection poses the ultimate question: Can we come to understand and respect diverse ways of knowing? Features: 15 essays, all written exclusively for this volume the essays are by the original authors of Women's Ways of Knowing and prominent contributors, including Sandra Harding, Aida Hurtado, Sara Ruddick, Michael Mahoney, and Patricinio Schweickart in separate chapters, the authors explore how their thinking has developed and changed since Women's Ways of Knowing argument is expanded beyond gender and knowledge to address the factors of color, class, and culture.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780465037339
(229mm x 152mm x 30mm)
Imprint: Basic Books
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 21-Mar-1998
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Mary Field Belenky
Tradition That Has No Name, Paperback (March 1999)
From a coauthor of Women's Ways of Knowing comes a fascinating book that shows how nurturing community groups and caring community intervention can help impoverished, uneducated women to "find their voice" and become articulate and empowered thinkers.
Women's Ways of Knowing, Paperback (December 1996)» View all books by Mary Field Belenky
Looks at the differences between the ways men and women acquire knowledge and suggests reasons why women's ideas are not sufficiently appreciated.
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Author Biography - Mary Field Belenky
Mary Field Belenky is a consultant on human development and an associate research professor at the University of Vermont. she lives in Marshfield, Vermont and New York City. Blythe McVicker Clinchy is a professor of psychology at Wellesley College and lives in Boston, Massachusetts and Marshfield, Vermont. Nancy Rule Goldberger is a member of the psychology faculty of The Fielding Institute in Santa Barbara, California, and lives in Housatonic, Massachusetts and New York City. Jill Mattuck Tarule is a professor and the dean of the College of Education and Social Services at the University of Vermont and lives in Essex, Vermont.
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