Feminist genealogical methodologies

Keary, Anne 2013, Feminist genealogical methodologies, Feminist theology, vol. 21, no. 2, pp. 126-144, doi: 10.1177/0966735012462839.

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Title Feminist genealogical methodologies
Author(s) Keary, Anne
Journal name Feminist theology
Volume number 21
Issue number 2
Start page 126
End page 144
Total pages 19
Publisher Sage Publications
Place of publication London, England
Publication date 2013-01
ISSN 1745-5189
Keyword(s) Catholicism
feminist methodologies
Summary This paper describes the multi-methodological approach employed in a partial, situated, contingent and interpretive feminist political analysis of Catholic mothers and daughters. The study draws on a number of sources including transcripts of mother- daughter interviews, autobiographical anecdotes, photographs, music, icons of Catholicism and poetry. It is argued in this paper that a feminist multi-methodological approach is valuable to feminist research as it disrupts the linear and logocentric construct of traditional social science research. Moreover, a multi-methodological and multi-sourced approach opens up sites so that the mothers and daughters in this study could be positioned within specific histories and contexts, and provided with a space so that as women they could reconstruct themselves as self-referential subjects.
Language eng
DOI 10.1177/0966735012462839
Field of Research 160807 Sociological Methodology and Research Methods
Socio Economic Objective 950404 Religion and Society
HERDC Research category C1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
Copyright notice ©2013, Sage Publishing
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30057099

Document type: Journal Article
Collection: Centre for Research in Educational Futures and Innovation
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