Everyday Knowledge and Uncommon Truths: Women of the Academy


Everyday Knowledge & Uncommon Truths draws on the life experience & varied backgrounds of academic women from the United States, Australia, New Zealand, & Canada. The book addresses a variety of issues pertaining to women's home lives, education, teaching, research, writing, & activism. To provide diverse perspectives on women's experiences of being & knowing in & outside the academy, contributors draw on a range of critical approaches derived from feminism, post-structuralism, postmodernism, critical education theory, discourse theory & analysis, narrative inquiry & life histories.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Carmen Luke
  • Jennifer Gore
  • Kristine S. Kellor
  • Linda K. Christian-Smith
  • Magda Lewis
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Boulder, CO
Publication year:
  • 1998