(K)not so: A response to Kristen Ghodsee

@article{Funk2015KnotSA,
  title={(K)not so: A response to Kristen Ghodsee},
  author={N. Funk},
  journal={European Journal of Women's Studies},
  year={2015},
  volume={22},
  pages={350 - 355}
}
  • N. Funk
  • Published 2015
  • Sociology
  • European Journal of Women's Studies
In my article ‘A very tangled knot’ I argued that official state socialist women’s organizations and their members ‘both were and were not agents on behalf of women, at times even actively preventing women’s agency’. I analyzed the concept of agency, and claimed that what is important is proactive agency, acting on what one wills, and that many in official state socialist women’s organizations could not be proactive, or at best could be so only in limited ways. I also made an epistemic argument… Expand
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