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" Researchers, looking for statistical 'norms,' have ... all too often wound up telling women how they should feel rather than asking them how they do feel" (p. 1 1). [Male] researchers have thrust language upon passive women, whereas Hite's questioning... "
The Hite Report: A Nationwide Study of Female Sexuality - Page 17
by Shere Hite - 2004 - 512 pages
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Thinking Through the Body

Jane Gallop - Literary Criticism - 1988 - 180 pages
...rejection of past contributions in the field: "Researchers, looking for statistical 'norms,' have ... all too often wound up telling women how they should feel rather than asking them how they do feel" (p. 11). (Male) researchers have thrust language upon passive women, whereas Hite's questioning would...
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Sense and Nonsense of Statistical Inference: Controversy: Misuse, and Subtlety

Charmont Wang - Mathematics - 1992 - 256 pages
...the target population. A motivation behind Hite's project on female sexuality was that (Hite, l976): Women have never been asked how they felt about sex....should feel rather than asking them how they do feel. The purpose of this project is to let women define their own sexuality— instead of doctors or other...
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Disorders of Desire: Sexuality and Gender in Modern American Sexology

Janice M. Irvine - Social Science - 2005 - 304 pages
...allowing women to speak for themselves. Hite was explicitly critical of sex researchers who, she said, "all too often wound up telling women how they should feel rather than asking them how they do feel" (emphasis in original).1 Unlike sexological survey research, Hite's work focused not just on the types...
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