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Introduction: Toward More Inclusive and Comparative Perspectives in the Histories of Geographical Knowledge

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Over the past three decades, feminist historiography of geography has begun to situate women's contribution to the production of geographical knowledge within the histories of geography, at times against the conviction of skeptical colleagues. In this Focus Section introduction, we renew Domosh's (1991a, 1991b) call for creating more inclusive feminist histories of geography by situating the three focus section articles on the careers and contributions of women in twentieth-century geographical practice and knowledge production in the United Kingdom and the United States within wider debates about diverse, unfamiliar, and previously hidden aspects of geographical knowledge production. We argue that feminist historiography of geography and feminist historical geography could benefit from continuously diversifying inclusive and comparative research perspectives, and from unlocking diverse archives, to enhance understanding of why and how some male and some female gatekeepers have been more supportive of women than others.
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Keywords: , , , ,; Matilda effect; conocimiento geográfico; efecto Matilda; feminist historiography; gender equality; geographical knowledge; historia de la geografía; historiografía feminista; history of geography; igualdad de género; mujeres; women

Document Type: Introduction

Affiliations: 1: Loughborough University, 2: University of Arizona, 3: Royal Holloway, University of London,

Publication date: October 2, 2017

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