Challenging Situatedness: Gender, Culture and the Production of Knowledge
"Challenging Situatedness" contends that the production
of knowledge is just that - a production, and one fraught with
intrinsic and often unconscious biases. In fact, to assume that
scientific research is inherently objective, neutral, and therefore
genderless can, quite literally, be harmful to one's health.
The contributors to this volume instead argue for a situated
knowledge, a research model that acknowledges different cultural
realities and actively articulates context-rich ways of knowing.
Drawing on international research studies - from Cameroon, Ghana,
India, and Sweden, among others - "Challenging
Situatedness" is a vital exploration of feminist theory in