Feminist scholarship has been central to the international success and prominence of the Australian social sciences. But how effective has feminist critique been in reshaping what counts as authoritative knowledge in the disciplines?
About the project
How gender can transform the social sciences: Innovation and impact
NEWS!! Gendered innovation case studies prepared for the GESS project will be published by Palgrave Macmillan in 2020.
This collection, edited by Marian Sawer, Fiona Jenkins and Karen Downing, turns a spotlight on the contribution being made by gender innovation across the social sciences. The case studies show how the application of a gender lens has improved the understanding of fundamental questions. Each of the case studies begins with the gaps in knowledge that existed in a particular subject area before explaining how gender perspectives provided a sharper focus and new scholarly, disciplinary and policy insights.