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Edited Volumes, Special Issues and Clusters

Epistemic Justice, Ignorance, and Procedural Objectivity, a thematic cluster edited for Hypatia 26.2 (2011).

Feminist Legacies / Feminist Futures, 25th Anniversary Special issue of Hypatia, co-edited with Lori Gruen, 25.4 (2010). 

Doing Archaeology as a Feminist, co-edited with Margaret W. Conkey, Special Issue of the Journal of Archaeological Method and Theory, Volume 14.3 (2007). SpringerLink

Feminist Science Studies
, Special Issue of Hypatia, co-edited with Lynn Hankinson Nelson; Volume 19.1, Winter 2004. Wiley-Blackwell



"Feminist Philosophy of Science:Standpoint Matters," to appear in the proceedings and Addresses of the American Philosophical Association (November 2012).

“Standpoint (Still) Matters: Research on Women, Work, and the Academy,” in Feminist Epistemology and Philosophy of Science: Power in Knowledge, edited by Heidi Grasswick, Springer, 2011, pp. 157-179.

“Feminist Perspectives on Science”: co-authored with Elizabeth Potter and Wenda Bauchspies, Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, 2010.  Available online:

“Feminist Legacies/Feminist Futures,” co-authored with Lori Gruen; introduction to the 25th Anniversary Special Issue of Hypatia, 25.4 (2010): 725-732.

“What’s Feminist about Gender Archaeology?” Que(e)rying Archaeology: Proceedings of the 36th Annual Chacmool Conference, University of Calgary Archaeology Association, 2009, pp. 282-289.

“What’s Feminist about Gender Archaeology?” Que(e)rying Archaeology: Proceedings of the 36th Annual Chacmool Conference (2004), University of Calgary Archaeology Association, in press (2009).

"Social Constructionist Arguments in Harding's Science and Social Inequality," Hypatia 23.4 (2008): 201-211.

"Coming to Terms with the Value(s) of Science: Insights from Feminist Science Scholarship,” co-authored with Lynn Hankinson Nelson, in Value-Free Science? Ideals and Illusions, edited by Harold Kincaid, John Dupre, and Alison Wylie, Oxford University Press, 2007, pp 58-86.

“The Feminism Question in Science: What Does it Mean to ‘Do Social Science as a Feminist’?”, Handbook of Feminist Research, edited by Sharlene Hesse-Biber, Sage, 2007, pp. 567-578.

"Afterword: On Waves,” Feminist Anthropology: Past, Present, and Future, edited by Pamela L. Geller and Miranda K. Stockett, University of Pennsylvania Press, 2006, pp. 167-176.

"Why Standpoint Matters," in Science and Other Cultures: Issues in Philosophies of Science and Technology, edited by Robert Figueroa and Sandra Harding, Routledge, New York, 2003, pp. 26-48. Reprinted in The Feminist Standpoint Theory Reader: Intellectual and Political Controversies, edited by Sandra Harding, Routledge, New York, 2004, pp. 339-351.

“Feminist Epistemology and Philosophy of Science,” co-authored with Kent Hogarth, Contemporary British and American Philosophy, edited by Kang Ouyang, published in Chinese by the People’s Publishing House, PR China,2002.

“Doing Social Science as a Feminist: The Engendering of Archaeology,” in Feminism in Twentieth Century Science, Technology, and Medicine, edited by Angela N. H. Creager, Elizabeth Lunbeck, and Londa Schiebinger, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2001, pp. 23-45.

“Feminism in Philosophy of Science: Making Sense of Contingency and Constraint,” in Companion to Feminism in Philosophy, edited by Miranda Fricker and Jennifer Hornsby, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2000, pp. 166-182.

“Standpoint Matters, in Archaeology for Example,” Primate Encounters: Models of Science, Gender, and Society, edited by Shirley C. Strum  and Linda M. Fedigan, University of Chicago Press, 2000, pp. 243-260.

"The Engendering of Archaeology: Refiguring Feminist Science Studies," Osiris,  12 (1997): 80-99.  (Special issue: Women, Gender, and Science: New Directions, edited by Sally Gregory Kohlstedt and Helen Longino.)  Reprinted in The Science Studies Reader edited by Mario Biagioli, Routledge, New York, 1999, pp. 553-567.

"Feminism and Social Science," Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Volume 3, edited by Edward Craig, Routledge, New York,1998, pp. 588-593.

“Good Science, Bad Science, or Science as Usual?: Feminist Critiques of Science,” Women in Human Evolution, edited by Lori D. Hager, Routledge, New York, 1997, pp. 29-55.

"The Constitution of Archaeological Evidence: Gender Politics and Science," in The Disunity of Science: Boundaries, Contexts, and Power, edited by Peter Galison and David J. Stump, Stanford University Press, Stanford, 1996, pp. 311-343.

"Feminist Philosophy of Science," Encyclopedia of Philosophy Supplement, Macmillan, New York, 1996, pp. 191-194.

"Doing Philosophy as a Feminist: Longino on the Search for a Feminist Epistemology," Philosophical Topics 23.2 (1995): 345-358.  (Special issue: Feminist Perspectives on Language, Knowledge, and Reality, edited by Sally Haslanger.)

"Women and Violence: Feminist Practice and Quantitative Method," co-authored with Lorraine Greaves, in Changing Methods: Feminists Transforming Practice, edited by Sandra Burt and Lorraine Code, Broadview Press, Peterborough Ontario, 1995, pp. 301-325.

"Reasoning About Ourselves; Feminist Methodology in the Social Sciences," in Women and Reason, edited by Elizabeth Harvey and Kathleen Okruhlik, University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor, 1992, pp. 225-244. (Reprinted in Readings in the Philosophy of Social Science edited by Michael Martin and Lee McIntyre, MIT Press, 1994, pp. 611-624.)

"Gender Archaeology/Feminist Archaeology," forward to A Gendered Past: A Critical Bibliography of Gender in Archaeology, edited by E.A. Bacus, et. al., University of Michigan Museum of Anthropology Report Series, Ann Arbor, 1993, pp. vii-xi.

"Feminist Theories of Social Power: Some Implications for a Processual Archaeology," Norwegian Archaeological Review 25.1 (1992): 51-68.

"The Interplay of Evidential Constraints and Political Interests: Recent Archaeological Work on Gender," American Antiquity 57 (1992): 15-34.  Reprinted in Contemporary Archaeology in Theory, edited by Robert Preucel and Ian Hodder, Basil Blackwell, 1996, pp. 431-459.

"Gender Theory and the Archaeological Record," Engendering Archaeology: Women and Prehistory, edited by Margaret W. Conkey and Joan M. Gero, Basil Blackwell, Oxford, 1991, pp. 31-54.

"Feminist Critiques and Archaeological Challenges," in The Archaeology of Gender, Proceedings of the 22nd Annual Chacmool Conference, edited by Dale Walde and Noreen Willows, The Archaeological Association of the University of Calgary, Calgary, 1991, pp. 17-23.

"Philosophical Feminism: A Bibliographic Guide to Critiques of Science," co-authored with Kathleen Okruhlik, Leslie Thielen-Wilson, and Sandra Morton, Resources for Feminist Research 19.2 (1990): 2-36.

"Feminist Critiques of Science: The Epistemological and Methodological Literature," with Kathleen Okruhlik, Leslie Thielen-Wilson, and Sandra Morton, Women's Studies International Forum 12.3(1989): 379-388.

"Contemporary Feminist Philosophy," Eidos 6.2 (1988): 215-229.

"Philosophical Feminism: Challenges to Science," co-authored with Kathleen Okruhlik, Resources for Feminist Research 16 (1987): 12-15.

"The Philosophy of Ambivalence: Sandra Harding on 'The Science Question in Feminism'," Canadian Journal of Philosophy, Supplementary Volume 13, (1987): 59-73.

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