Sabine Hark

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Sabine Hark
Born (1962-08-07) August 7, 1962 (age 54)
Nonnweiler, Germany
Academic background
Alma mater Free University of Berlin
Academic work
Main interests Sociology and feminism

Sabine Hark (born 7 August 1962 in Nonnweiler) is a German feminist and sociologist,[1] and sits on the editorial board of the journal Feministische Studien (Feminist Studies).[2]


She studied sociology and political science at Mainz and Frankfurt am Main. She received her doctorate from the Free University of Berlin in 1995.


From 1997 until 2005 she has taught sociology of gender at the University of Potsdam. Since 2009 she has been director of "The center for interdisciplinary women's and gender's studies" at the Technical University of Berlin. A central part of her research is the deconstruction of lesbianism with respect to feminine identity.

Selected bibliography[edit]


  • Hark, Sabine (2005). Dissidente partizipation: eine diskursgeschichte des feminismus (in German). Frankfurt am Main: Suhrkamp. ISBN 9783518293539. 
Book review: Schlichter, Annette (December 2008). "Book review: Sabine Hark, Dissidente Partizipation: Eine Diskursgeschichte des Feminismus. Frankfurt am Main: Suhrkamp, 2005". Feminist Theory. Sage. 9 (3): 367–368. doi:10.1177/1464700108095859. 

Chapters in books[edit]

  • Hark, Sabine; Villa, Paula–Irene (2010) [2009], "Ambivalenzen der Sichtbarkeit – Einleitung zur deutschen Ausgabe", in McRobbie, Angela, Top girls: Feminismus und der Aufstieg des neoliberalen Geschlechterregimes (in German), Wiesbaden: VS-Verl, pp. 7–16, ISBN 9783531162720. 
From the original book in English: McRobbie, Angela (2009). The aftermath of feminism: gender, culture and social change. Los Angeles London: SAGE. ISBN 9780761970620. 

Journal articles[edit]


  1. ^ Dowling, Siobhán (24 September 2009). "Letter from Berlin: Does Angela Merkel Deserve to Be a Feminist Icon?". Der Spiegel (in German). Retrieved 16 April 2011. 
  2. ^ "Feministische Studien: Editorial Board". Retrieved 9 February 2015. 

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