Introduction: Throwing the baby out with the bathwater? Traces and generative connections between feminist post-structuralism and feminist new materialism in childhood studies

Osgood, Jayne ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9424-8602 and Robinson, Kerry H. (2019) Introduction: Throwing the baby out with the bathwater? Traces and generative connections between feminist post-structuralism and feminist new materialism in childhood studies. In: Feminists Researching Gendered Childhoods: Generative Entanglements. Osgood, Jayne ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9424-8602 and Robinson, Kerry H., eds. Feminist Thought in Childhood Research Series . Bloomsbury Academic, London, pp. 1-16. ISBN 9781474285780, e-ISBN 9781474285810, e-ISBN 9781474285803, pbk-ISBN 9781350178984. [Book Section] (doi:10.5040/9781474285810.ch-001)

Abstract

But in any case, creativity is not about crafting the new through a radical break with the past. It’s a matter of dis/continuity, neither continuous nor discontinuous in the usual sense. It seems to me that it’s important to have some kind of way of thinking about change that doesn’t presume there’s more of the same or a radical break. Dis/continuity is a cutting together-apart (one move) that doesn’t deny creativity or innovation but understands its indebtedness and entanglements to the past and the future.(Barad, cited in Juelskjaer & Schwennesen, 2012: 16)

A matter of dis/continuity

In the spirit of Barad’s insistence of the indebtedness and entanglements to past and future, this collaborative feminist book project sets out to explore the ways in which feminist researchers have approached the study of children, childhood, gender and sexualities over the past thirty years or so. [...]

Item Type: Book Section
Additional Information: Hardback: Published 21-02-2019
Paperback: Published 20-08-2020
Research Areas: A. > School of Health and Education > Education
Item ID: 26084
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Depositing User: Shams Sadiqi
Date Deposited: 24 Jan 2019 16:05
Last Modified: 28 Sep 2020 12:20
URI: https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/26084

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