Feminist Geographers Encourage Colleagues not to cite Research of White Men

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Feminist Geographers Encourage Colleagues not to cite Research of White Men Two feminist geographers are encouraging their colleagues to be more mindful about citing the research of White males because doing so contributes to “the reproduction of White heteromasculinity of geographical thought and scholarship.” Writing in “Gender, Place & Culture: A Journal of Feminist Geography,” Carrie Mott and Daniel Cockayne argue that considering an author’s gender, race or sexuality prior to citation can be an effective “feminist and anti-racist technology of resistance that demonstrates engagement with those authors and voices we want to carry forward.” The authors point out that whether an academic’s research is cited by his peers has significant implications for promotion, tenure, and influence. Therefore, to cite only White men “does a disservice to researchers and writers…

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