Diversity and Communication in Feminist Theory

Social Philosophy Today 17:153-162 (2001)
  Copy   BIBTEX

Abstract

When diversity figures in ways that insulate women's differences from one another rather than theorizing about them together, it is difficult to see how interactionamong women that recognizes their differences is possible. In turn, the possibility of communication may seem inordinately difficult when taking place among diverse groups about their differences. While not denying these difficulties, I want to avoid approaches and practices that may draw us into a stalemate in considering possibilities for communication. In the following, I bring together Maria Lugones's reflections on cross-cultural understanding with some of the ways of articulating understanding highlighted by the later Wittgenstein, which are open to the possibility of communicating differences.

Links

PhilArchive



    Upload a copy of this work     Papers currently archived: 89,378

External links

Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server

Through your library

Similar books and articles

Analytics

Added to PP
2011-12-02

Downloads
58 (#244,295)

6 months
4 (#306,312)

Historical graph of downloads
How can I increase my downloads?

Author's Profile

Gaile Pohlhaus
Miami University, Ohio

Citations of this work

No citations found.

Add more citations

References found in this work

No references found.

Add more references