New Feminist Research Ethics
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New Feminist Research Ethics re-examines the place of the ethical in feminist research and identifies new ethical priorities for feminist researchers. As urgent social, political and environmental challenges demand new ethical sensibilities, contributors revisit the relationship between feminism and research to ask what it means to be an ethical feminist researcher now. They explore how hierarchies of privilege have shaped our understandings of research ethics and question how evolving understandings of feminist research ethics sit alongside formal institutional ethics processes. Contributors also situate feminist research ethics in the context of a broader ethics of care and repair. Importantly, New Feminist Research Ethics acknowledges the need for feminist ethical research frameworks that encompass multiple perspectives and draw from diverse traditions of knowing. The volume brings together established and emerging scholars, and perspectives from sociology, history, gender studies, archival studies, cultural studies, and architecture. It was originally published as a special issue of the journal Australian Feminist Studies.
Table of Contents
1. Research from the Heart: Friendship and Compassion as Personal Research Values 2. Feminist Research Ethics and First Nations Women’s Life Narratives: A Conversation 3. Beyond Formal Ethics Reviews: Reframing the Potential Harms of Sexual Violence Research 4. Archives as Spaces of Radical Hospitality 5. A Screen of One’s Own: The Domestic Caregiver as Researcher During Covid-19, and Beyond 6. Towards an Inventive Ethics of Carefull Risk: Unsettling Research Through DIY Academic Archiving 7. Learning to Stand with Gyack: A Practice of Thinking with Non-Innocent Care 8. The Use/Less Citations in Feminist Research 9. Embracing Amateurs: Four Practices to Subvert Academic Gatekeeping
Maryanne Dever is co-editor of Australian Feminist Studies. Her research focuses on feminist literary and archival studies. Her previous Routledge edited collections include Archives and New Modes of Feminist Research (2018) which won a Mander Jones Prize from the Australian Society of Archivists and Fashion: New Feminist Essays (2020), co-edited with Ilya Parkins. She is currently Pro Vice-Chancellor (Education and Digital) at the Australian National University in Canberra.