This text closes the gap between theory and practice by developing case-by-case analyses of knowing other people in situations where socio-political inequalities create patterns of knowledge, power and privilege. The forms of knowledge that are necessary to inform conceptions of care and empathy are examined. For instance, Code investigates how stereotyping violates the senses of self of the people being stereotyped. She reveals how gossip and story-telling can count as viable sources of knowledge and how testimony can be ...

Rhetorical Spaces 1995, Routledge, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780415909372

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