THE BOUNDARIES OF HEGEMONY: CONFIGURING PUBLIC SPACE FROM THE MARGINS
AbstractThis paper aims to develop a hermeneutic strategy able to direct a useful participation by the Church in the formation of public policy. It does so by drawing on the work of feminist theorists, among them Kathleen Kirby. The political implications of the ‘hermeneutics of the boundary’, Kirby identified, are explored here to establish how they might impact on conceptions of public policy making and applications.
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