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Dorothy Smith Dorothy Smith, Everyday World as Problematic, p. 19 The universe of ideas, images, themes – the symbolic modes that are the general currency of thought – have been either produced by men or controlled by them. In so far as women’s work and experience have been entered into it, it has been on terms decided by men and because it has been approved by men. Dorothy Smith, Everyday World as Problematic, p. 55 …made for us by others, which come to us from outside, and which do not arise out of experience, spoken of and shared with others, or out of the need to communicate with others in working contexts. Dorothy Smith, Texts, Facts, and Femininity, pp. 1-2 I began thinking through how to develop sociological inquiry from the site of the experiencing and embodied subject as a sociology from the standpoint of women. In the women’s movement, we began to discover that we lived in a world put together in ways in which we had had very little say…. We discovered that we had been in various ways silenced, deprived of the authority to speak, and that our experience therefore did not have a voice, lacked indeed a language, for we had taken from the cultural and intellectual world created largely by men the terms, themes, conceptions of the subject
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This note was uploaded on 03/06/2012 for the course SOC 311 taught by Professor Knapp,s during the Winter '08 term at BYU.

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