Making Sense of Gender, Age, Power and Disciplinary Position: Intersecting Discourses in the Academy

  title={Making Sense of Gender, Age, Power and Disciplinary Position: Intersecting Discourses in the Academy},
  author={Dorte Marie S{\o}ndergaard},
  journal={Feminism & Psychology},
  pages={189 - 208}
  • Dorte Marie Søndergaard
  • Published 2005
  • Sociology
  • Feminism & Psychology
  • This article provides analyses of ways in which sociocultural categories interfere with more formal assessment practices in academic contexts. While arguing that university careers demand academic as well as cultural and social capabilities, the analyses set out to understand how discourses of sex/gender, age, power and disciplinary position intersect, and how these intersections affect mutual interpretations among academicians. The text opens insights into some of the discursive practices that… CONTINUE READING
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