Engendering Political Science: An Immodest Proposal

@article{Hawkesworth2005EngenderingPS,
  title={Engendering Political Science: An Immodest Proposal},
  author={M. Hawkesworth},
  journal={Politics \& Gender},
  year={2005},
  volume={1},
  pages={141 - 156}
}
Since its emergence in the 1970s, feminist scholarship has claimed to be corrective and transformative. Through original research about the experiences of the majority of the world's population, that is, women, feminist scholars have sought to correct omissions and distortions that permeate political science. Through the use of gender as an analytical tool, they have illuminated social and political relations neglected by mainstream accounts, advanced alternative explanations of political… Expand
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