IDEAS home Printed from https://ideas.repec.org/p/wrc/ymswp1/27.html
   My bibliography  Save this paper

Moving the gender agenda or stirring chicken’s entrails?: where next for feminist methodologies in accounting?

Author

Listed:
  • Haynes, Kathryn

Abstract

Purpose – The paper critiques recent research on gender and accounting to explore how feminist methodology can move on and radicalise the gender agenda in the accounting context. Design/methodology/approach – After examining current research on gender and accounting, the paper explores the nature of feminist methodology and its relation to epistemology. It explores three inter-related tenets of feminist methodology in detail: Power and Politics, Subjectivity and Reflexivity. Findings – The paper suggests that much research in the accounting is concerned with gender-as-a-variable, rather than being distinctly feminist, thus missing the opportunity to radicalise the agenda. It makes suggestions for how a feminist approach to methodology could be applied to the accounting context. Originality/value – The paper calls for a wider application of a feminist approach to accounting research and where this might be applied. Keywords – feminism, methodology, epistemology, gender, accounting, power, reflexivity, subjectivity Paper type – conceptual paper

Suggested Citation

  • Haynes, Kathryn, 2007. "Moving the gender agenda or stirring chicken’s entrails?: where next for feminist methodologies in accounting?," The York Management School Working Papers 27, The York Management School, University of York.
  • Handle: RePEc:wrc:ymswp1:27
    as

    Download full text from publisher

    File URL: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/3459/1/haynesk2.pdf
    Download Restriction: no

    Citations

    Citations are extracted by the CitEc Project, subscribe to its RSS feed for this item.
    as


    Cited by:

    1. Jesse Dillard & MaryAnn Reynolds, 2008. "Green Owl and the Corn Maiden," Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 21(4), pages 556-579, May.

    More about this item

    NEP fields

    This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:

    Statistics

    Access and download statistics

    Corrections

    All material on this site has been provided by the respective publishers and authors. You can help correct errors and omissions. When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:wrc:ymswp1:27. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

    For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (White Rose Research Online) or (The York Management School). General contact details of provider: http://edirc.repec.org/data/msyoruk.html .

    If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

    We have no references for this item. You can help adding them by using this form .

    If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your RePEc Author Service profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

    Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.

    IDEAS is a RePEc service hosted by the Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis . RePEc uses bibliographic data supplied by the respective publishers.