top_1_963_35.JPG
top_2_1.jpg top_2_2.jpg
 
 
  HOME   PUBLISH   DONATE   ABOUT   CONTACT   HELP   SEARCH  
 
   
Common Ground
Feminist Collaboration in the Academy
Common Ground
Click on image to enlarge

Elizabeth G. Peck - Editor
JoAnna Stephens Mink - Editor
Price: $55.50 
Hardcover - 298 pages
Release Date: November 1997
ISBN10: 0-7914-3511-3
ISBN13: 978-0-7914-3511-3

Quantity:  
Price: $31.95 
Paperback - 298 pages
Release Date: October 1997
ISBN10: 0-7914-3512-1
ISBN13: 978-0-7914-3512-0

Quantity:  
Available as a Google eBook
for other eReaders and tablet devices.
Click icon below...


Summary Read First Chapter image missing

This examination of feminist collaboration reconceptualizes ideas about creativity, cooperation, and competition in higher education.

"This is an extremely important topic because it deals with a way of teaching and writing and learning, i.e., collaboration, that may prove to transform the academy; this could be one of the first handbooks for revolution without in any way sounding extreme. In its rang
e of collaborative relationships, it speaks to the different roles that professors play as teacher, scholar, and participant in college projects and activities. It suggests that collaboration is a way of integrating these roles and cross-fertilizing ideas.This book may inspire innovation in the classroom." -- Meta Plotnik, Nassau Community College

Placed within the context of the academic environment, this multi-focused book identifies students as active contributors and learners; faculty as researchers, teachers, and learners; and administrators as a synthesis of all three modes of collaboration. While focusing on the mutuality of educational enterprises, Common Ground raises provocative questions about the dynamics of gender and cooperation at various levels of academia. It reveals the transformative power of collaboration by challenging traditional notions of single authorship and beliefs about knowledge as individually owned and acquired. By offering different perspectives on feminism and collaboration, this book establishes the basis for re-thinking Romantic notions about creativity, re-conceptualizing conventional ideas regarding competition, and re-reading traditional hierarchies and authoritarian relationships.

“For those intrigued by the possibilities of collaborative teaching or scholarship, this book will provide a wealth of models and approaches as inspiration.” — H-Net Reviews (H-USA)

Elizabeth G. Peck is Associate Professor of English at the University of Nebraska at Kearney. JoAnna Stephens Mink is Associate Professor of English at Mankato State University. She is the coeditor of Communication and Women's Friendships: Parallels and Intersections in Literature and Life; The Significance of Sibling Relationships in Literature; and Joinings and Disjoinings: The Significance of Marital Status in Literature.


Bookmark and Share

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

Introduction

Elizabeth G. Peck and JoAnna Stephens Mink

1. "Educate, Organize, and Agitate":
A Historical Overview of Feminist Collaboration in Great Britain and America, 1640–1930


Melodie Andrews

2. Beyond Feminism: An Intercultural Challenge for Transforming the Academy

Paula D. Nesbitt and Linda E. Thomas

3. Writing against the Romantic Grain

Carol Shiner Wilson and Joel Haefner

4. In League with Each Other: The Theory and Practice of Feminist Collaboration

Carol J. Singley and Susan Elizabeth Sweeney

5. What's Feminist about It? Reflections on Collaboration in Editing and Writing

Helen Cafferty and Jeanette Clausen

6. Self-Connection Shared: Integrating Collaborative and Autonomous Impulses within Feminist Projects

Kimberly A. McCarthy and Sandra A. Steingraber

7. The Role of Talk in the Writing Process of Intimate Collaboration"

Mary Alm

8. Merge/Emerge: Collaboration in Graduate School

Constance L. Russell, Rachel Plotkin, and Anne C. Bell

9. Lesbian Collaboration and the Choreography of Desire

Angela M. Estes and Kathleen Margaret Lant

10. Common Ground, Difficult Terrain: Confronting Difference through Feminist Collaboration

Mary Ann Leiby and Leslie J. Henson

11. Collaborative Leadership: Feminist Possibility, Feminist Oxymoron

Diane Lichtenstein and Virginia Powell

12. Reflections on Scholarly Collaboration

Anne O'Meara and Nancy R. MacKenzie

13. Going against Nature? Women's Resistance to Collaborative Learning

Sally Barr Ebest

14. Revisioning Space: From Territoriality to Collaboration

Elaine Allen Karls and Roslyn Z. Weedman

15. Feminist Theory and Practice and the Pedantic I/Eye

Jamie Barlowe and Ruth Hottell

Biographical Notes

Index


Related Subjects
33591/33592(ZL//FK)

Related Titles

Women in Transition
Women in Transition
Physical Appearance and Gender
Physical Appearance and Gender
The Making of a Mystic
The Making of a Mystic
The History of Lady Sophia Sternheim
The History of Lady Sophia Sternheim
Men Writing the Feminine
Men Writing the Feminine
German Feminism
German Feminism
Feminisms and Pedagogies of Everyday Life
Feminisms and Pedagogies of Everyday Life
Religion and Women
Religion and Women
Confessing Excess
Confessing Excess
Aging and Menopause Among Indian South African Women
Aging and Menopause Among Indian South African Women



 
bottom_1_963_35.jpg