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Peer Review Status: Refereed
Title: Feminist Epistemologies and the Social Relations of Housing Provision
Authors: Satsangi, Madhu
Contact Email: madhu.satsangi@stir.ac.uk
Keywords: Androcentrism
Social relations of housing provision
Realism
Feminist epistemology
Issue Date: 2011
Publisher: Taylor and Francis
Citation: Satsangi M (2011) Feminist Epistemologies and the Social Relations of Housing Provision, Housing, Theory and Society, 28 (4), pp. 398-409.
Abstract: Is research that uses the concept of the social relations of housing provision implicitly centred on men and neglectful of women? In this paper, I look at why this might be the case because of the principles by which the social relations of provision are defined. I look at androcentric bias, referring to principles drawn from feminist epistemologies, and make particular use of some recent work in rural geography and sociology. I then look for evidence of androcentrism in my own work on the social relations of housing provision in rural Scotland. I find my work to have had no deliberate conscious focus on male experiences nor neglect of gendered relations and consider some epistemological and methodological implications of this judgement.
Type: Journal Article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1893/10483
DOI Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14036096.2010.518800
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Affiliation: Housing Studies

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