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American Journal of Educational Research. 2017, 5(3), 241-245
DOI: 10.12691/education-5-3-1
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Female Sociology as Academic Discipline

Mušić Lejla1,

1Department of Sociology, Faculty of Political Sciences, Skenderija 72, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Pub. Date: February 28, 2017

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Mušić Lejla. Female Sociology as Academic Discipline. American Journal of Educational Research. 2017; 5(3):241-245. doi: 10.12691/education-5-3-1

Abstract

Mary Jo Deegan investigates the early women sociologists position in sociology and in ASA organisation. Sister’s founders in sociology are as a coin term formed by Mary Jo Deegan, in order to explain marginalisation of female stream sociological theory, as irrational. The origin of female exclusion in theory, in the work of the ecofeminist Eislar Rian Ecofeminist manifesto can be traced in following notions that the social system of Minoan period of rule on Greek island Crete, was the only true democracy. The Athenian democracy was the rule of free aristocratic males. Women and slaves (man and women of other color) were marginalized and excluded from public sphere. Only free males were subject to obligation of public speeches as a mark of true citizen. Patricia Shipley holds that Aristotle's scripts on social system represent the origin of misogyny and subordination of women, especially binary divisions: Femininity / masculinity, Nature / Culture, Emotion / Ratio, Subordination / Dominance, Logic of care/Logic of dominance, Pain /Pleasure. Small Albion advocates the doctrine of seperate spheres beliving that men and women are different distinctly. The fameous question raised by female sociologists, was Can sociology become science of society, rather than science of male society. This research paper is focusing on empirical investigation of results of malestream sociological theory being thaught at the Universities, in order to emphasize the importance of female sociology as academic discipline

Keywords:
founding fathers sister founders in sociology exclusion misogyny logic of dominance

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