Changing Our Minds: Feminist Transformations of Knowledge

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Academic disciplines. See Disciplines. academic
Academic legitimacy, 158
Academic tradition, Western, 154-55, 162n.8
Academy, the: competition in, 160, gender politics in, 139, 154; transformation of, 134, 135, 139; women's position in the, xi-xiii, xiv, 54, 55. See also Institutions.
al-'Adawiyya, Rabi'a, (woman mystic), 41
Adler, Freda, 79, 80
Administration, university, and curriculum integration, 135, 138, 157
Agency, and political change, 71
Alienation, from self, 100
Androcentrism: and constructions of reality, xvi, 151-52; and education, xii; and political theory, 1-2
Androgyny, 123
Anonymity, women's, xiii
"Aperspectivity," xviii, 153
Aquinas, Thomas, 7, 143
Aristotle, 7, 68-71, 140, 143, 149
Arnold, Matthew, 116
Art, women's, 48
Authority: in literature, 101; male, 28, 109; and public vs. private, 60; scholarly, 14344, 145
Autonomy, women's, xiii
Bakhtin, Mikhail, 15, 32, 33, 116, 132n.31
Balbo, Laura, 67-68
Barfield, Ashton, 147
Beauty, cultural constructs of, 20, 26 de Beauvoir, Simone, 107, 116, 154
Bedi, Rajindar Singh, 45-46
Bezirgan, Basima Qattann, 42
Biological determinism. See Determinism, biological.
Body: language of the, 6, 118, 124;

woman's, 2, 131n.28

Boulding, Elise, 49
Bronte, Emily, 98
Canon, disciplinary: and gender analysis, xiii; transformation of, xiv-xv
Canon, literary. See Literary canon,


Capitalism: and male socialization, 91, 93;

and positivism, 84-85

"Causal Analysis," 81, 82, 84
Childers, Mary, 157-58
Chodorow, Nancy, xxiiin8, 91, 93, 153
Cixous, Helene, xvi, xvii, 22-23, 31, 32, 33, 117, 121, 132n.30, 150
Class, xxi, 48, 156; and education, xi; and gender, 120, 121, 132n.31; and literary theory, 115, 131n.26
Collective behavior, and social movements, 62
Competition: in the academy, 160; male, 77, 91, 124; and literary canon, xx
Courses. See Pedagogy; Curriculum integration, effects of, on pedagogy
Crime: and social status, 80; and capitalism, 93; normative judgments about, 88; and women, theories of, 79-81, 93
Criminology: critiques of, 81-85
Cross-cultural studies, of women, 44, 46, 48, 49-50
Culture: discourse of traditional, 142; and diversity, xxii; gendered constructs of, xvi-xvii, 2, 27, 56, 99-100, 116-17; and gender differences, 154-55; and language, xvii-xviii, 15-16, 32, 35n.2, 116; patriarchal, and gender identity, 108, 153; reconceptualizations of, 49; women's subversion of, 111-12. See also Western culture.
Curriculum integration:

—approaches to, xv-xvi, 98, 99, 136-37, 145, 147-48, 155-57

—attributes of participants in, 138-39, xviiin8; 156

—and culture, 126, 153, 154-55

effects of: on administrative policy, 135, 138, 157; long-term, 157-58;

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