Reflexivity in Feminist Research Practice: Hearing the Unsaid

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Fall 2011


The article discusses the use of reflexivity in feminist fieldwork, noting the importance of acknowledging personal viewpoints on issues including gender, professional status, and race and their impact on social science research. It comments on the incidence of implicit constructions of social phenomena in the scenarios of research on underserved families without computer technology and the work-life issues and organizational identities of women engineers. It addresses the relationship between self-reflexive methods in social science and the distortion, misrepresentation, or exploitation in research relationships.

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Women & Language, v. 34, issue 2, p. 115-119