On Wednesday (April 18th) I’ll be doing a virtual workshop (via SKYPE teleconference) with students in Dr. Stephanie Nawyn‘s course on Feminist Research Methods at Michigan State University.
What is feminist research?
At its most basic level, feminist research actively seeks to remove power imbalances between research and subject; has a major role in changing social inequality; and begins with the standpoints and experiences of women. From there, there are a variety of interpretations about what feminist research is, is not, and what it . . . → Read More: Students at Michigan State University Discuss Pink Ribbon Blues as an Exemplar of Feminist Research
In the January 2011 issue of The Independent Scholar I shared a glimpse of my transition from tenure track professor to independent scholar (Vol. 24, Issue 1). In “An Independent Scholar: An Independent Voice” I focused briefly on my “calling” to practice sociology in “a more focused, public, and action-oriented capacity.”
While it had always been my desire to be a sociological interpreter of pressing social problems, it wasn’t until six years into my life as an assistant professor that I realized I might . . . → Read More: A Research Grant Changed My Life
Pink Ribbon Blues is pleased to republish the fourth essay about Komen’s financial situation by Anna Rachnel, titled “Komen By The Numbers: 2010 And Still No Answers.” The essay was first published on March 16, 2011 on her blog, The Cancer Culture Chronicles. Stewardship: the conducting, supervising, or managing of something; especially : the careful and responsible management of something entrusted to one’s care.
In September 2010, Susan G. Komen for the Cure® (“Komen”), proudly announced they had received a four-star rating from Charity Navigator, a popular charity . . . → Read More: “Komen By The Numbers: 2010 And Still No Answers”
Pink Ribbon Blues is pleased to republish the second essay about Komen’s financial situation by Anna Rachnel, titled “Komen By The Numbers: The Context of Research.” The essay was first published on January 30, 2011 on her blog, The Cancer Culture Chronicles.
Context: the parts of a discourse that surround a word or passage and can throw light on its meaning.
Context is an important word, particularly within the cancer culture. We hear those three little words; “You have cancer”, and immediately . . . → Read More: “Komen By The Numbers: The Context of Research”