Searching for feminist geographies: mappings outside the discipline in Poland

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Narkowicz, K. and Korolczuk, E. 2019. Searching for feminist geographies: mappings outside the discipline in Poland. Gender Place and Culture. 26 (7-9), pp. 1215-1222. https://doi.org/10.1080/0966369x.2018.1554559
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TitleSearching for feminist geographies: mappings outside the discipline in Poland
AuthorsNarkowicz, K. and Korolczuk, E.
Abstract

Feminist geography in Poland does not exist as a sub-discipline of geography. While there are individual Polish geographers pushing for feminist perspectives, most feminist analyses of issues relating to place, space and politics of location can be found within gender studies or feminist sociology. In this sense, feminist geography in Poland cannot compare to Anglophone feminist geography and attempts to incorporate it within such an established field risks being reductive. Instead, in this report, we shift the focus to the scholarship and activism that does exist in Poland, outside of geography. This contribution focuses on shedding light on geographical questions such as the body, the city and gendered geopolitics that have been recurring themes in gender studies, feminist sociology and feminist activism in Poland. We conclude by pointing to the need to mobilise broadly, and internationally, between disciplines with the intention of de-centering dominant knowledges. For feminist scholarship this is particularly important in the context of recent political successes of right-wing forces.

Keywordsfeminist geographies, feminist movements, feminist sociology, gender studies, post-socialism, Poland
LanguageEnglish
PublisherInforma UK Limited
JournalGender Place and Culture
ISSN0966-369X
Electronic1360-0524
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Online24 Apr 2019
Print02 Sep 2019
Publication process dates
Deposited08 Sep 2020
Accepted03 Aug 2018
Output statusPublished
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.1080/0966369x.2018.1554559
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