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Feminist reconstructions in psychology : narrative, gender, and performance

Author: Mary M Gergen
Publisher: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book draws from the central tenets of postmodern inquiry, as played out in the positive framework of social constructionism. Emphasized are reflexivity, the social basis of reality making, the breakdown of traditional narrative forms, the loss of objectivity as a scientific standard, and the possibilities for new forms of doing research.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Gergen, Mary M.
Feminist reconstructions in psychology.
Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage, ©2001
(DLC) 00010058
(OCoLC)44493130
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mary M Gergen
ISBN: 9781452221991 1452221995 9781452220482 1452220484
OCLC Number: 808342604
Language Note: English.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 229 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: The emergence of feminist postmodern psychology --
Life stories : pieces of a dream --
Gendered narratives : bodies under construction --
Talking about menopause : a dialogue --
Social ghosts : opening inquiry on imaginal relationships --
Gaze and the Naked Maja : si(gh)tes for controversy --
Woman as spectacle, or facing off : cavorting with carn-ival knowledge --
Against mod mascu-linity and post-mod macho : a feminist end-game.
Responsibility: Mary Gergen.

Abstract:

This book draws from the central tenets of postmodern inquiry, as played out in the positive framework of social constructionism. Emphasized are reflexivity, the social basis of reality making, the breakdown of traditional narrative forms, the loss of objectivity as a scientific standard, and the possibilities for new forms of doing research.

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"The bookis seriously provocative. It challenges all psychologists to be feminist and experimentalin their research. It is worth reading because of what we might find out if wewere." * Contemporary Read more...

 
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