Women Studies Nov 9 - Challenges the universality and political neutrality of scientifc"facts" Motherhood Role structured by ruling

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Standpoint Feminism Motherhood vs. Mothering November 9, 2009 Derives much from the politics of Radical Feminism in the Second Wave that argued against the patriarchal marginalization of women Argues that knowledge must be produced from a woman's as well as a man's point of view; that women's views and voices should be central and not marginalized or invisible
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Unformatted text preview: Challenges the universality and political neutrality of scientifc "facts" Motherhood- Role structured by ruling relations- Invalidates much of women's experience through social expectations Mother- Embodied knowledge- Validating women's experience and expertise...
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This note was uploaded on 03/31/2010 for the course WOMEN STUD WS100 taught by Professor Vanderhough during the Spring '10 term at Wilfred Laurier University .

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